Where is Charlestown?
Getting to know Charlestown will be easy once you have your own rental car. But before you land in an unfamiliar place, it's always handy to know a bit of basic info about the area.
The neighborhood of Charlestown sits just 6 miles southwest of the happening center of Newcastle.
Toss your bags in the trunk, start the engine and get set to drive out of Charlestown. With a population of 308,300, there are tons of interesting folks for you to meet in Newcastle.
What are the major attractions in Charlestown?
If your trip to Charlestown is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Make the short drive out of the middle of the neighborhood and spend a few hours exploring Charlestown Square and Westfield Kotara. Eager for more close-by options? Glenrock State Conervation is also worth dropping by.
What are the best road trip destinations near Charlestown?
New Lambton and Merewether are well worth a visit during your stay. Travel 2 miles from Charlestown and you'll reach New Lambton. Alternatively, Merewether is situated 3 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Charlestown?
There's nothing quite like winding down the car window and feeling the salty sea air on your face while you're cruising along the coast. Pack some yummy snacks and spend a couple of hours basking in the sun at one of the lovely beaches near Charlestown. Well-loved options include:
- Dudley Beach (2 miles away).
- Dixon Park Beach (4 miles away).
- Merewether Beach (4 miles away).
What kind of rental car should I get for Charlestown?
Every good car should be comfy, reliable, and practical. So, we'd recommend going with an SUV or a full-size car if you plan to use Charlestown as a starting point to explore wider Newcastle. These larger vehicles have roomier interiors and a powerful engine to take you around the open roads in comfort and style. If you're eager to spend your time in the city, a cost-effective car, like a compact or an economy, will fit your needs. These dynamic little rides handle like a dream when it comes to cruising around those bustling streets!
Should I get a luxury rental car in Charlestown?
You'll be pleased to hear that there's a great range of luxurious rental vehicles on offer in Charlestown. What you go with will depend on your funds and what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you want to indulge yourself, why not go for an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a slick medium-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you just need something to whiz around town in as economically as possible, go for a budget compact vehicle (or something else that's unlikely to break the bank).