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If your trip to Marengo is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
There are loads of things to do in the area. Don't leave without visiting Woodstock Opera House and Bull Valley Golf Club. If you can, also check out Donleys Wild West Town.
Pull out your bucket list, because it's about to get a little longer. Once you've ticked off the best sights in Marengo, you'll find an iconic attraction just a little down the road. Six Flags Great America is well worth a visit. It's located in Gurnee, 37 miles away.
If you're here for primarily business-related purposes, you'll likely be going to Algonquin Historic Village Hall. You'll find it 19 miles away.
Here are our suggestions on how to hop behind the wheel of a rental car with some savings in your wallet:
Whether you're hitting the road solo or with all the family, CarRentals.com can help you find the best wheels for your Marengo trip. A compact car is a fabulous option if you'll be spending almost all of your time in the city center. Cost-effective and efficient, these cars will get you from point A to B comfortably and easily. If you feel like standing out from the crowd, have a look at our special category. We know you'll find something that'll elicit some envious stares! Got the little ones in tow? A roomy SUV will tick your boxes.
For some of us, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting your dream ride is absolutely within your grasp! Imagine the joy of cruising down the highway in a swish sports car, even if it's just for a short while. Or perhaps all you're looking for is a budget ride to get you from A to B. Flashy or affordable? Whatever you're looking for, there's a rental car to suit your style in Marengo.
There's way more to hitting the road in Marengo than just settling into the driver's seat and putting the key in the ignition. Get the lowdown on a few of the most important traffic laws here:
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Marengo. Even though the rules may be similar to home, we recommend driving with a little extra care in a new destination.
It's relatively easy to find a car space in Marengo, though it can be a challenge to nab a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Staying at a hotel that provides guests with parking is always a good idea.
As the population of Marengo is roughly 7,500, you shouldn't have too much difficulty with traffic. That being said, major roads generally get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Yes. In Marengo, speed limits range from 10 mi/h to 70 mi/h. Residential zones have a maximum speed limit of 35 mi/h unless indicated otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Alternatively, it may supply your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent to you directly.
If you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you are allowed to use your cell phone while cruising around Marengo. But make sure you keep your eyes on the road.
While driving in Marengo, it's illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. Thinking of having a wine or two with lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Yes, you can turn on a red light in Marengo. But first you have to bring the car to a complete stop. Continue only when the lane you are turning into is clear of approaching traffic.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be worn in McHenry County.