Sunday, January 03, 2010

Sidney to Anacortes ferry takes its annual three-month winter break

Washington State Ferries arrives in Sidney, BC on Vancouver Island from Anacortes, WA. Mount Baker is in the background. Photo by Sue Frause.
Ferry service between Sidney, BC on Vancouver Island and Anacortes, WA went on its annual winter break today.

With the winter schedule of the Washington State Ferries going into effect on Jan. 3, 2010 that date also marks the cessation of winter service between the Canada and the US.

WSF's only international sailing will resume its service on March 28, 2010.

In the meantime, travelers from Vancouver Island may take Black Ball's M/V Coho between Victoria and Port Angeles, WA. There's also float plane service to Seattle's Lake Union via Kenmore Air and Clipper Vacations between Victoria and downtown Seattle.