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If your trip to Dalton is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.
The wider area offers some excellent fishing charter and tubing. So why not jump in your rental car, get some fresh air and reconnect with nature?
With some awesome day trip options in the surrounding area, having your own car makes good sense. Without one, it'd be much harder to soak up all that Chattanooga, 28 miles away, has to offer. Among your first stops here should be Tennessee Aquarium, Ruby Falls and Chattanooga Riverfront. The locals will also probably point you in the direction of Blue Ridge, 37 miles away. If you can only see one attraction here, make sure it's Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. (But we're also big fans of Blue Ridge Lake and Mercier Orchards.)
Situated 2 miles from Dalton, Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center is a fantastic place to go for a work conference. After a tiring day of networking, you'll be able to hop into your rental car and drive out to a nearby restaurant or go for a leisurely spin around the area.
No other mode of transportation can offer you convenience and freedom like your own set of wheels. Whatever the reason for your adventure to Dalton, CarRentals.com has a fantastic selection of vehicles to drive off in. Spending some quality time with your special someone? Fire up the romance by going for a convertible. A joy to drive and super easy to park, you'll love sitting alongside each other in one of these zippy rides. An SUV is a good option for families. There's enough room for everyone and you can go wherever you want, whenever you want. If you're on a work trip, a premium car will transport you from one meeting to another in serious style.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice important. If you're about to embark on an unforgettable road trip around Dalton, a roomy SUV could be the perfect solution. If you want the best possible price and plan on staying mostly in the city, a budget compact is a wise pick. All you have to do is choose what suits you best, pack up the car, and start clocking up those miles.
Before you rent a car in Dalton, you'll need to brush up on the traffic laws here. From speed limits to cell phone restrictions, here's what you should know:
You'll need to keep to the right when driving in Dalton. On top of that, take a little extra care if it's your first time behind the wheel here. Once you have a feel for how the locals drive, relax and enjoy the scenery!
As with many destinations, the roads are usually busier in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, with a population of approximately 33,100, traffic gridlock isn't a major problem in Dalton.
For the most part, finding a place to park in Dalton is a piece of cake. If you're driving to one of the more popular attractions in town, it's a smart idea to look at parking options before you go.
Yes, there are. In Dalton, speed limits range from 25 mi/h to 70 mi/h. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 35 mi/h unless signed otherwise.
Normally, your car rental company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine straight to you.
By law everyone must wear a seat belt. Although, there may be exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation networks.
As in many places, regular cell phone usage is not permitted while operating a vehicle in Dalton. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Dalton is 0.08%. If a big night is on the cards, leave your rental wheels behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Traffic laws in Dalton allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane closest to them, without waiting for it to turn green. Before turning, the car must come to a total stop and the driver must be sure that the lane is clear before moving on.