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If your trip to Dunkirk is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Plan a stop at Darwin R. Barker Historical Museum. It's one sight you'll usually find on many travelers' must-do lists. If you still have room on your schedule, Dunkirk Historical Museum and Fredonia Opera House will keep you busy too.
Pull out your bucket list, because it's about to get a little longer. Once you've crossed off the sights in Dunkirk, there's an iconic attraction just a little down the road. Niagara Falls, USA is 43 miles away and the home of Niagara Falls State Park. It's worth making a day trip out of.
No other mode of transportation can offer you flexibility and freedom like your own set of wheels. Whatever the reason for your journey to Dunkirk, CarRentals.com has a fantastic range of vehicles for you to choose from. Spending a weekend in the city with your significant other? Get cozy by renting a mini or compact car. Loads of fun to drive and super easy to park, you'll love sitting next to each other in one of these cute rides. An SUV is a great match for families. There's plenty of room for everyone and you can venture wherever you want, whenever you want. If you're on the road for business, a premium car will carry you from one meeting to another in luxury and comfort.
There's plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Dunkirk. From sporty models with all the mod cons to zippy compacts that make parking a cinch, you'll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you'd like to spend and what activities you've got planned. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need anything more than an engine and four wheels. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this trip?
When driving somewhere new, you should have a clear understanding of the rules and regulations. Here's what you need to know to navigate your way around Dunkirk with ease:
In Dunkirk, you'll have to keep on the right-hand side. When exploring a new place, it's wise to book a vehicle with automatic transmission. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not stress about gear changes.
One of the upsides of visiting a smaller city is less traffic, so you won't have to worry too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of about 12,600, you can expect a smooth Dunkirk driving experience.
It can be. Cruising around the block looking for a parking spot is all part of the experience in Dunkirk. Getting near busy attractions is easier if you plan in advance.
Speed limits vary in Dunkirk, but typically range from 20 mi/h to 65 mi/h. Most residential areas have a maximum speed of 45 mi/h unless signed otherwise.
In most cases, your chosen car rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can send a fine directly to you.
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Chautauqua County.
It is against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Dunkirk, and you could even be hit with a fine for just handling a phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
While behind the wheel in Dunkirk, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.08%. Planning to have a couple of glasses of wine while you're out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Yes, you may turn on a red light in Dunkirk. However, before you do you are required to bring the car to a complete stop. Proceed only when the coast is clear of approaching traffic.