10 Town WharfPlymouth, MA, 02360Phone: 508-746-2643
Skip the traffic and visit Provincetown via this quick, comfortable fast ferry
You want to visit Provincetown, but you don’t want to spend hours in the car getting there? Captain John Boats out of Plymouth has the perfect alternative: Take their fast ferry! Getting to Ptown is easy, fun – and it only takes 90 minutes from departure to docking. Leave State Pier in Plymouth in the morning, enjoy a scenic trip with great views of Plymouth’s historic harbor and lovely Cape Cod Bay, and pull into MacMillan Wharf on the Cape’s tip an hour and a half later to start your exploration of this famous town’s shops, galleries and restaurants before your return trip. The ferry has both open decks and comfortable seating in a climate-controlled cabin, with full galley service. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome. The passenger fast ferry leaves Plymouth at 10:00 am and arrives in Provincetown at 11:30 am. The passenger fast ferry leaves Provincetown at 4:30 pm and arrives back in Plymouth at 6:00 pm.
304 Great Island RoadNarragansett, RI, 02882Phone: 401-783-7996Toll-Free: 866-783-7996
Visit Newport and Block Island on the Ferry!
Travelers don't need to choose between visiting Block Island and Newport this summer! The Block Island Ferry has added hi-speed ferry service from Fall River, MA to Newport, RI that moves on to Block Island. Glide comfortably through the water while you enjoy a treat from the snack bar as you head to Newport. Choose to hop off there and visit magnificent mansions, dine by the water or stroll around town. Stay on the boat, and move on to Block Island where the shopping, dining and beaches give you a taste of easy-going island life. Will it be Newport, Block Island or both? Check our website for schedules, ticket purchases and reservations.
Mayflower II, State Pier, 77 Water StreetPlymouth, MA, 02360Phone: 508-747-3434
A quick trip across the bay to a Cape Cod paradise
Take the express ferry between Plymouth Harbor and Provincetown and get there in half the time it takes by car. Your ship is under supervision of a licensed captain using the latest marine navigational and communications equipment and inspected by the US Coast Guard. Every creature comfort is aboard from the spacious sundeck, a complete galley with food and beverage service, to the fully enclosed cabin for cooler and wetter sails. A narrated tour of historic Plymouth Harbor starts your journey followed by a fast, comfortable ride across Cape Cod Bay. With the extra time you saved, explore Provincetown’s unique shops, fabulous restaurants and galleries filled with the work of Capes Cod’s renowned artists. Then head out to the National Seashore and spend the afternoon relaxing and exploring this sandy paradise.
Salem to Boston Ferry
Blaney Street in Salem to Long Wharf North in BostonSalem to Boston, Phone: 617-770-0040
Service between Salem Wharf at Blaney Street and Long Wharf North in Boston
The trip, which takes 55 minutes aboard the high-speed catamaran,Nathaniel Bowditch, is relaxing, fun and informative. Cruise directors provide narration about Salem, Marblehead, and Boston harbors. Snacks and beverages for sale. Rest rooms on board. Daily service operates June 11 to October 31, 2011. Schedule and fares at www.salemferry.com.
Cuttyhunk Ferry Company, Inc.
66B State Pier, South BulkheadNew Bedford, MA, 02740Phone: 508-992-0200
The M/V Cuttyhunk carries up to 149 passengers between New Bedford and Cuttyhunk Island in one hour. Schedule changes seasonally. Fare: Adult, one way, $20; round trip, $30; child, one way, $15; round trip, $20. Information: http://www.cuttyhunkferryco.com/Pages/AboutFerry.htm