Washington State Ferries is the United States largest ferry systems.
It operates and serves eight counties in the Washington (state), and the British Columbia (province) in Canada. It has 20 terminals that are around the San Juan Islands and Puget Sound and is a section of the state highway system. In the world, it is the fourth largest ferry operating site.
Apart from being the countries’ largest ferry operator, it also attracts tourists. Sailing using the ferries has an advantage since their departures run until late in the night (morning). For large trucks, the site loading time should be twenty minutes before the departure of the ferries, passengers walking should arrive five minutes early to the departure time. Oversized vehicles over 7 feet 2 inches tall and have tall antennas are surcharged.
People riding bicycles, carrying canoes and kayaks are supposed to wait at the loading area so that they load first. They will be directed by the crew on where to place their kayaks, canoes and bicycles. Animals and pets are allowed in except for the ones in pet containers. They can be taken to the upper decks in some navigation routes. Fares are based on a trip taken by tourists and are paid using traveler’s checks, cash, credit cards and debit cards. Possession of illegal firearms, hazardous material and chemical explosives that include radioactive material is prohibited. Smoking in the ferries is not allowed.
Using the Washington State Ferries is interesting because tourists are able to travel safe and their property including pets kept secure. It will allow them to see the sites and scenes without worry. You should visit the Washington State Ferry to see the way ferry transport is handled and in the process know the tourist spots in Seattle.