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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Hyde Park?
If your trip to Hyde Park is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Hyde Park Station. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on most travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have room on your schedule, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site will keep you entertained too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Hyde Park?
If you feel like a day trip, load up the car and head over to Accord. Located 18 miles away, it has plenty to keep you busy. Fishkill is another place to add to your list. It’s situated 18 miles away. Slide out of the car, stretch your legs and find out what this place has to offer.
Where are the best convention centers near Hyde Park?
Located 6 miles from Hyde Park, Mid-Hudson Civic Center is an excellent place to go for a conference. After a tiring day of mingling and making new friends, you’ll be able to hop into your rental car and drive out to a nearby restaurant or go for a leisurely spin around the area.
What kind of rental car should I get for Hyde Park?
Whether you’re vacationing on your own or with all the family, CarRentals.com can help you find the perfect set of wheels for your adventure in Hyde Park. A mini is a fantastic option if you’re planning to spend the majority of your time in the center of the city. Economical and efficient, these cars will get you from point A to B easily and quickly. If you feel like making a big impression, check out our special category. We know you’ll find something that’ll elicit some envious stares! Got the young ones with you? A spacious full-size SUV should tick all the boxes.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Hyde Park?
You’ll be glad to hear that there’s a wide variety of both economy and luxury vehicles to rent in Hyde Park. What you go with will depend on how much you’re willing to spend as well as what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not go for a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a flashy mid-sized sedan? On the other hand, if you just need a set of wheels to get you from A to B at the cheapest price possible, go for a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
What side of the road do they drive on in Hyde Park?
In Hyde Park, you’ll need to stick to the right-hand side. When visiting someplace new, it’s always a wise idea to choose an automatic car. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and save worrying about gear changes.
Is it difficult to park in Hyde Park?
It can be tricky to find a car space in Hyde Park. Once you nab one, be sure to pay careful attention to the signage. Overstaying the permitted time limit or parking where you’re not supposed to can take a big chunk out of your vacation budget.
Does Hyde Park have peak-hour traffic?
As with many places, the roads are generally busy in the early and late rush hours. However, thanks to its smaller population of about 1,900, traffic congestion isn’t a major problem in Hyde Park.
Are there speed limits in Hyde Park?
Speed limits vary in and around Hyde Park, but typically range from 20mph to 65mph. Most residential zones have a top speed of 45mph unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Dutchess County?
Normally your chosen car rental company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may supply your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Hyde Park?
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving around Hyde Park, and you could even receive a fine for simply handling a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Hyde Park?
When behind the wheel in Hyde Park, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.08%. Thinking of having one or two drinks while you’re out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Hyde Park?
Yes you can. However, before you turn you are required to completely stop the vehicle and only proceed if the lane is free of traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Dutchess County?
Seat belts are mandatory in Dutchess County. That being said, the rules may not apply for some vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.