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Ferry from Port Townsend to Whidbey Island, Washington
If you’ve been circling around the Olympic Peninsula, and you want to get back to the Washington “mainland”, you have two options: either take the long route down to Olympia, then drive back up to Seattle, or take the automobile/passenger ferry from Port Townsend to Whidbey Island. This is not the first time I had taken a car for a ride on a ferry. The first time was near St. Louis, when I crossed the Mississippi River to Calhoun County, Illinois. That ferry was mighty small — and probably only held a dozen cars, on a single deck — some …