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Letter: Queen City Bike Ferry is an excellent addition

Queen City Bike Ferry is an excellent addition

I live in Hamburg and love going into Buffalo on the weekends. There is lots of stuff to do and I love the new vibe that seems to be everywhere. This time, however, I decided I would try something new and start at the Outer Harbor, making my way to Buffalo via the Queen City Bike Ferry. What a great experience I had.

I was able to begin my day by visiting places on the Outer Harbor that I haven’t seen in quite a while – Wilkeson Pointe, Times Beach and the lighthouse. There were a surprising number of people there. I don’t remember seeing it that busy before.

Once I wanted to make my way to Canalside, I hopped on the ferry. It was quick, cheap and gave a great view of the lake. Where else can you get a boat ride for a dollar? Plus, the train is right there if I want to leave Canalside. It’s perfect.

I know a lot of people are talking about how great it is to get from Buffalo to the Outer Harbor using the ferry. And why not? There is a lot of space on the Outer Harbor and quite a bit to do. For me, however, I’m happy that I can take the ferry in reverse. This is a much better way to enjoy Buffalo. This is a connection from Hamburg to the city of Buffalo that I will enjoy taking.

Dan Darnley

Hamburg