If your trip to Ellsworth is all organized but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.If you want to see more, Castle Farms, Lake Charlevoix and Fisherman’s Island State Park are favorites with visitors and within a quick drive of the town center.
Discover the delights of nearby Suttons Bay. What’s 20 miles when you have your very own car? The drive there is half the fun! Leelanau Sands Casino, Ciccone Vineyard and Winery and Lake Leelanau alone make the drive out worthwhile. Petoskey is another wonderful option. It’s 20 miles away and home to a variety of intriguing things to see and do. Odawa Casino, Petoskey State Park and Little Traverse Bay Golf Course are just the start.
Nothing screams vacation like loading up the car with supplies and heading to the seaside. Ellsworth has some amazing beaches close by, so grab your favorite book (and a kite if the wind’s up) and take a road trip to one of these fantastic options:
Charlevoix Beach (11 miles away).
Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach (11 miles away).
Christmas Cove Beach (16 miles away).
With your own set of wheels, Ellsworth is your oyster. People venture to this delightful city for loads of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the ideal car for each of them. The biggest priority for families is space. Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to an SUV. Those traveling on a budget usually prefer the fuel-efficiency of our smaller rentals, such as an economy or compact car. If you want to attract a few admiring glances in Ellsworth, you could even have a glimpse at our special category for a vehicle that will make any car fan go all tingly with excitement.
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 Ellsworth, a roomy SUV could be the best solution. If you’re looking for the cheapest possible price and plan on sticking mostly to the city, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is decide what’ll suit you best, load up the car, and rack up those miles.
You have to drive on the right side of the road in Ellsworth. Even though the rules may be similar to home, we suggest driving with extra care on roads you’re not familiar with.
Finding a parking space in Ellsworth is easy. There’s no need to circle the block in heavy traffic here — and that’s why the locals love it. There’s plentiful off and on-street parking to choose from.
As with many places, the roads are generally busy in the hours before and after work. However, with a population of about 350, traffic isn’t a big problem in Ellsworth.
Most residential zones in Ellsworth have a 25mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits generally range between 25mph and 70mph.
Most of the time, your chosen rental car company will charge the fined amount to your credit card, including local taxes. Otherwise, they may supply your information to local authorities, who’ll then send a fine directly to you.
It’s not illegal, but we don’t recommend it. For a safe ride, it’s best to wait until you’re safely parked before using your phone.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Ellsworth is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night on the town, leave your wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Yes you can. But before doing so, you are required to bring the car to a total stop and only move on if there’s no traffic approaching.
Seat belts must be worn in Antrim County. That being said, these rules may vary for certain vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.