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. . .but the Clipper won this race with the Washington State Ferry :-). The Victoria Clipper is a passenger ferry that can get you from Seattle to the beautiful city of Victoria, BC, Canada (see Benjamin's fantastic VDP blog for daily proof) in just 2 1/2 to 3 hours. It is not a car ferry, and most travelers don't mind at all as Victoria is a very walkable city with great public transit. One can also get to Victoria by driving aboard a BC Ferry from just below Vancouver, BC or points north (I love them, they are so grand and comfortable) and driving to Victoria after disembarking on Vancouver Island. Ferries are a pleasant way of life here on Puget Sound, but have grown much more expensive than in my college days when many of us found them to be a great place to study.