If your trip to Elmira is all organized but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.If you want to see more, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, Gaylord Country Club and Gaylord’s City Elk Park are popular among visitors and within a quick drive of the downtown area.
If you’re looking for a day-trip destination, we’ve got some ideas. Located 17 miles away, Bellaire is worth jumping in the car for. Torch Lake, Schuss Mountain and Short’s Brewing Company alone justify the drive out here. Locals are also likely to point you toward Petoskey, 25 miles away. If you only have time for one attraction here, make sure it’s Odawa Casino. (But we’re also huge fans of Petoskey State Park and Little Traverse Bay Golf Course.)
Whether you’re on the road by yourself or with the whole family, we can help find your perfect ride in Elmira. If you’d rather something small, why not pick up the keys to a mini? These zippy cars are easy to drive and cheap on gas. Can’t wait to get out and explore the surrounding areas? An SUV or a full-size car could be perfect. If you’d prefer to pull out all the stops this vacation, drive around in style with a feature-packed premium car.
You’ll be glad to hear that there’s a huge variety of both luxury and economy rentals in Elmira. What you go for depends on what you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles are all about comfort and class. If you’re splurging, why not pick up an elite SUV, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized sedan? Otherwise, if you’re just after a set of wheels to get you from A to B as cheaply as possible, maybe go for a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
You’ll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Elmira. Even though the rules may be similar to home, it’s a good idea to drive more cautiously in places you’ve never been.
Finding a parking space in Elmira is easy. You won’t need to repeatedly go around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s why the locals love it. There’s lots of off and on-street parking to choose from.
Speed limits vary in and around the city of Elmira, but generally range from 25mph to 70mph. Most residential areas have a top speed of 25mph unless signed otherwise.
Generally speaking, your car rental company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Otherwise, they may share your contact details with the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
It is legal to use your cell phone while cruising around Elmira. But we recommend that you stay on the safe side and avoid texting or calling — your attention should be on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Elmira is 0.08%. If you’ve got a big night planned, leave your rental wheels behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Yes, you are allowed to turn on a red light in Elmira. Before making the maneuver, you must bring the car to a complete stop. Proceed only when the coast is clear of oncoming traffic.
Seat belts are required in Antrim County. That being said, the rules may vary for some vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.