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If your trip to Garner is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.
The wider area offers some excellent zip-lining and paragliding. Why not jump in your rental car, get some fresh air and spend some time in nature?
Garner is impressive, but you don't have to spend all of your time there! Get out and explore your surrounds. Southeast Raleigh is a terrific place to start. You'll find it just 7 miles away.
If you're in town for a business conference, you'll find Raleigh Convention Center 9 miles from Garner. During the break, make your way to a nearby café to grab a cup of coffee — networking and socializing can be quite exhausting.
Whether you're traveling solo or with the whole family, we've got your ideal ride in Garner. If you'd rather something smaller, why not grab the keys to a mini? These nifty cars are a breeze to park and cheap to run. Can't wait to explore the surrounding areas? An SUV or a full-size car might just be the ticket. If you want to pull out all the stops on this vacation, make an impression with one of our ritzy premium cars.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice important. If you're planning an unforgettable road trip around Garner, a spacious SUV could be a good choice. If you're looking for the cheapest price possible and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a versatile compact is a wise pick. All you have to do is choose what will suit you best, round up the troops, and hit the wide, open road.
Before you download your ultimate driving playlist, there's one more list you should familiarize yourself with before you get behind the wheel of your rental car. Browse through these road rules for Garner and beyond:
In Garner, you'll have to stick to the right-hand side. When exploring a new place, it's always a smart idea to rent a car with automatic transmission. That way, you can focus on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
One of the advantages of visiting a smaller city like Raleigh is less traffic — and you won't find much of it in the neighborhood of Garner. However, you may still come across busier conditions as people come and go from work.
Finding a parking space in Garner is a snap. There's no need to repeatedly go around the block in dense traffic here — and that's why the locals love it. There's lots of on and off-street parking available.
Just like the greater Raleigh area, the neighborhood of Garner has speed limits ranging from 20 mi/h to 70 mi/h. In residential zones, you generally won't be able to drive faster than 35 mi/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may provide your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent directly to you.
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Raleigh.
It is legal to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Garner. But we suggest that you stay on the safe side and avoid calling or texting — it's best to keep your eyes on the road.
While operating a vehicle in Garner, it's a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. Planning to have a couple of drinks over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.
Yes, you may turn on a red light in Garner. However, before you do you have to bring the vehicle to a complete stop. Proceed only when the lane you are turning into is clear of oncoming traffic.