Journey to Eastside, a great close-by area. You’ll come across lots of things to do here. From DeWitt, it can be found about 2 miles away.
If you love feeling the sea breeze on your face and the sight of seagulls drifting over the ocean, jump in your car and spend a day meandering beside the water at Jamesville Beach Park. You’ll find this magnificent stretch of coastline 5 miles from DeWitt.
The open road is calling your name, and DeWitt is an awesome base to kick-start your adventure. Located 4 miles from the heart of the city, the first thing you ought to pick up is the key to one of our high-quality rental vehicles. A full-size SUV will get you in and around Syracuse in safety and comfort — or perhaps you want to steer off the beaten track and explore hidden gems with a four-wheel drive. For zipping around the city, we’d suggest picking a mini car. They won’t be as roomy, but they’ll be a dream at maneuvering into those tiny parking lots.
There’s loads of choice when it comes to renting a car in DeWitt. From SUVs with space to spare to agile compacts, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match of course depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need anything more than an engine and four wheels. What type of car will it be this time?
Cruising in and around DeWitt involves more than simply knowing how to put your foot on the gas. Learn about the traffic rules and explore this lively city safely:
You’ll be driving on the right side of the road in DeWitt. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it’s wise to drive a little more carefully in destinations you’ve never been.
With Syracuse having a modest population of around 144,100, peak-hour traffic isn’t a major issue in neighborhoods like DeWitt. As with most places, the roads are busier as people drive to and from work. Try to avoid those times for an easier journey.
Getting a car space in DeWitt isn’t always a breeze. That’s why many book a hotel that comes with a parking lot. When leaving the car around the city, keep a close eye on the signage. Overstaying the specified time limit could earn you a hefty fine.
As with the wider Syracuse area, the neighborhood of DeWitt has speed limits ranging from 20mph to 65mph. In residential zones, you usually won’t be able to travel faster than 45mph.
Usually, your rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine straight to you.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Syracuse.
Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can lawfully use your phone while driving around DeWitt. But make sure you remain focused on the road.
In DeWitt, it’s a criminal offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. If you plan to have a drink or two, you’d be wise to leave your rental car at your hotel.
Yes you can. But before doing so, you must stop the vehicle completely and only proceed if the coast is clear.