If your trip to Lancaster is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Central Market. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on most travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have room on that itinerary, Fulton Theatre and Park City Center will keep you occupied as well.
Situated 17 miles away and home to plenty to see and do, Mount Gretna Heights draws visitors throughout the year. Come and see why they keep coming back. West Cornwall Township is another place to add to your list. It’s situated 18 miles away. Climb out of the car, stretch those legs and find out what this place is all about.
If you’re here for primarily work-related purposes, you’ll probably be making your way to Lancaster County Convention Center. It’s situated 0.2 miles away.
Having your own wheels in Lancaster will give you more flexibility to squeeze in as many attractions as you can. Maybe you’re planning to leave the city behind, cruise down the open road, and go wherever the wind takes you. If so, pick up the keys to one of our full-size or mid-size SUVs and explore the beautiful rolling hills in the area. If you’re all about the bright lights of the city, go for something small. Zipping around those busy streets will be a lot easier in an economy or compact car.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice important. If you’re planning an unforgettable road trip around Lancaster, a comfortable SUV could be your perfect match. If you’re hoping for a fantastic bargain and plan on staying mostly in the city, an economy car is a smart pick. All you need to do is choose what’ll suit you best, load up the car, and hit the wide, open road.
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Lancaster, although it can be a challenge to secure a spot in the busiest streets. Booking a hotel that has parking included will make things easier.
As the population of Lancaster is only 59,300, you shouldn’t encounter too much trouble with traffic. However, city center streets usually get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
There are. In the city of Lancaster, speed limits range from 35mph to 55mph. Residential zones have a default speed limit of 35mph unless stated otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual approach. On the other hand, it may supply your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent directly to you.
It’s not illegal, but we don’t recommend it. For a safe ride, it’s wise to wait until your trip has ended before reaching for your phone.
In Lancaster, it is a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. If you’re thinking of having a drink or two, it’d be wise to leave the car behind.
Traffic laws in Lancaster permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without having to wait for it to turn green. Before doing so, the vehicle must completely stop and the driver must be sure that the lane is clear before proceeding.
In short, yes. However, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation systems.