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If your trip to Leesburg is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
Nothing beats discovering new places. While you're here, Lake Griffin State Park and ViaPort Florida ought to be among them. One more attraction to look into is Paquettes Historical Farmall Museum.
If you've seen all the main sights in Leesburg, don't be in a rush to hang up your comfy sightseeing shoes just yet. You'll find landmark sights a short road trip away. About 59 miles away in Daytona Beach, Daytona International Speedway lures the masses all year round. Why not head there and find out what all the fuss is about?
If you're mostly here for business reasons, you'll likely be heading to Mount Dora Community Building. It's situated 16 miles away.
Whether you're heading off alone or with all the family, CarRentals.com will help you find the best ride for your Leesburg adventure. A compact car is a superb choice if you're planning to spend lots of time in the downtown area. Low-cost and fuel-efficient, they'll take you from A to B quickly and easily. If you feel like splashing out, 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 SUV will meet your needs.
You'll be happy to hear that there's a huge range of both economy and high-end rental vehicles in Leesburg. What you opt for is largely dependent on your budget and what you're planning to do. Prestige vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you want to treat yourself, why not go for a high-end SUV, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you're just after a set of wheels to get you around town as efficiently as possible, you're better off choosing a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won't blow your budget).
When driving somewhere you've never been before, you should have some knowledge of the rules and regulations. Here's what you'll need to know to navigate your way around Leesburg with ease:
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Leesburg. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it's always wise to drive with a little extra care in places you've never been.
As the population of Leesburg is roughly 20,100, you shouldn't have too much trouble with traffic. That being said, major roads generally get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Finding a car space in Leesburg shouldn't be too hard. Of course, it can depend on where you are and when — it could be tricky parking right in the center during peak periods.
Speed limits vary in and around Leesburg, but typically range from 10 mi/h to 70 mi/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 30 mi/h unless indicated otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Otherwise, it may forward your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued directly to you.
In short, yes. Although, there are some exceptions for vehicles used by public transportation systems.
Provided you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, it's legal to use your cell phone while driving a car in Leesburg. But ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
When operating a vehicle in Leesburg, it's illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.08%. Thinking of having a couple of glasses of wine over lunch or dinner? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Road rules in Leesburg allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearest to them without waiting for a green signal. Before doing so, the car must come to a total stop and the driver must check that the lane is clear before continuing on.