The Essex-Charlotte ferry has increased its hours already this spring! This is earlier than usual. Perhaps because of the unexpected good weather and short winter? The New York side crossing is now open from 6:30 am-8:30 pm and the Vermont side from 6 am-8pm. You can view the … [Read more...] about Ferry Hours Increase!
Saturday, March 24th, 11:00am At the Davis' boathouse in Essex The Fling into Spring Polar Plunge for Planned Parenthood will be Saturday March 24th, 11:00 AM at the Davis' boathouse. For those of you who don't know that is right next to the Essex Ferry on Lake … [Read more...] about Spring Polar Plunge!
For those of you that take the ferry across Lake Champlain you should be aware that Lake Champlain Transportation (LCT) has done away with round trip ticket sales as of January 3, 2012. Only one way tickets are available now. What is the reason for this? Apparently the use of … [Read more...] about No More Round Trip Ferry Tickets!
"Does Lake Champlain harbor a monster? Port Henry sure thinks so. They celebrate his existence with their Annual Champ Day celebration, the first Saturday in August. Our resident monster, affectionately known as "Champ" or the nickname "Champy," has been sighted for as long … [Read more...] about Search for Champ
Do you recognize our fair hamlet on Lake Champlain? I shot this slightly fuzzy shot today from the Essex-Charlotte ferry while crossing the lake on an atypically balmy November day. It's a little hard to believe that snow and ice and bone chilling winds are around the corner! Of … [Read more...] about Essex, Ferry View