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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Dayton?
If your trip to Dayton is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.If anyone asks why you’re coming here, just show them some pictures of Dayton Art Institute and Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. These fantastic attractions guarantee you’ll have an awesome trip.Plan a stop at Victoria Theater. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on many visitors’ must-do lists. RiverScape MetroPark and Carillon Historical Park are also close by and worth taking the time to see.
What are the best road trip destinations near Dayton?
If you feel like a day trip, load up the car and hit the road to Wilmington. Situated 30 miles away, it has plenty to keep you interested. Oxford is one more place you won’t want to miss. It’s about 35 miles away. Jump out of the car, stretch those legs and discover what this place has to offer.
Where are the best convention centers near Dayton?
Hang out with some locals while you’re in Dayton by heading to an event at one of the area’s leading convention centers. There are some exciting things on, so browse through the schedule and set aside a day. Recommended places include:

  • Dayton Convention Center (0.3 miles away).
  • Dayton Airport Expo Center (10 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Dayton?
Having your own ride in Dayton will give you more flexibility to squeeze in as many attractions as you can. Maybe you’re in the mood to head out of the city, hit the highway, and go wherever the wind takes you. If so, drive off in one of our full-size or mid-size SUVs and explore the prairies in the area. If you’d prefer to experience city life, slide behind the wheel of something small. Getting around those busy streets will be a lot easier with a mini or compact car.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Dayton?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s an impressive variety of both luxury and economy rentals in Dayton. What you end up going with is largely dependent on your budget and the activities you’ve got planned. Specialty vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not go for an elite SUV, or perhaps a flashy medium-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you just need something to zip around town in as economically as possible, you’re better off going with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
Is it difficult to park in Dayton?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Dayton, though you might find it hard to nab a spot in the busiest streets. Staying at a hotel with a parking lot is a wise idea.
Does Dayton have peak-hour traffic?
As with most destinations, the roads are usually busier in the rush hours before and after work. However, with a population of approximately 140,600, traffic isn’t a big problem in Dayton.
Are there speed limits in Dayton?
Most residential zones in the city of Dayton have a 35mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits normally range between 30km/h and 55mph.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Montgomery County?
One of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Or it may give your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Dayton?
If you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you are able to use your cell phone while operating a vehicle in Dayton. Just make sure you keep concentrating on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Dayton?
While operating a vehicle in Dayton, it’s illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. Thinking of having a few beers over lunch or dinner? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Dayton?
Yes you can. But before you turn, you must bring the car to a complete stop and only move on if the lane is clear.
Are seat belts compulsory in Montgomery County?
Seat belts are mandatory in Montgomery County. However, the rule may differ for some vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.

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