Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

America's oldest privately owned ferry, established in 1683. Crosses scenic Tred Avon River between Oxford and St. Michaels area. Ferry carries nine cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and passengers. Two locations for boarding: Oxford and Bellevue, MD.


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101 The Strand (end of MD Rt 333)
Oxford, MD
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Rated 5 by traveltheworld012

August 11, 2022


Great views and enjoyable relaxation

We have ridden the ferry on our last visit, so when in Oxford once again in June 2022, we enjoy coming down to the dock where one can go fishing for crabs or just to the parking lot to enjoy the...

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Rated 3 by cutiepie122

August 03, 2022


Quietest ferry

Pay by cash or Venmo. Ferry fits 9 cars at a time, but also you can go on with a bike or by foot. The best deal is if you are going from Bellevue to Oxford by foot because you can do more on that...

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Rated 5 by John L

June 12, 2022

John L

An experience to enjoy at least once in your life.

I have read of this ferry for many years. As a Maryland resident for all of my 70+ years, I was ashamed I had never ventured to Oxford to experience this rare adventure. The ride is brief and the...

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