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What are the major attractions in Meriden?
If your trip to Meriden is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Not far from the heart of the city, Westfield Meriden is one sight you might like to add to your to-do list. Falcon Field and Hubbard Park are also close by and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Meriden?
If you’re after a day-trip destination, we’ve got some suggestions. Situated 55 miles away, Weekapaug Beach is worth hopping in the car for. Misquamicut State Beach ought to be at the top of your list here. The Flying Horse Carousel and Water Wizz of Westerly are awesome attractions too. The locals will also probably point you toward Westbrook Town Beach, 25 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, make sure it’s Essex Steam Train. (But we’d also highly recommend Hammonasset Beach State Park and Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets.)
Where are the best convention centers near Meriden?
After spending time mixing with like-minded people, it’s always good to know you can rest your head somewhere nearby. If you’re traveling to Meriden for work-related reasons, here are some of the popular convention centers that are close to hotels and cafés:

  • Wadsworth Mansion (7 miles away).
  • Connecticut Convention Center (17 miles away).
  • Connecticut Expo Center (18 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Meriden?
Whatever your motoring requirements in Meriden, CarRentals.com will take you here, there and everywhere quickly and efficiently. If you’re in the city for work, a premium car may suit you down to the ground. These types of vehicles boast high-end finishes, luxurious interiors, and a host of extras. Traveling on a shoestring budget and interested in saving a few bucks? A compact car or a mini may be the way to go. These small rides are inexpensive to run and perfect for dashing about city streets. If you’ve got the young ones and a pile of luggage in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the space and room you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Meriden?
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to embark on an epic road trip around Meriden, a roomy SUV could be your perfect match. If you want a fantastic bargain and plan on staying mostly in the city, a budget compact is a smart pick. All you need to do is decide what’s the best fit, pack up the car, and hit the highway.
What side of the road do they drive on in Meriden?
You’ll be cruising along the right-hand side of the road in Meriden. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it’s a good idea to drive more cautiously in places you’ve never been.
Is it difficult to park in Meriden?
You’ll find lots of places to leave your rental car in Meriden. Even in the thick of things, there’s usually a spot just where you need it.
Does Meriden have peak-hour traffic?
As with many places, you can expect slightly heavier traffic in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of around 60,000, traffic isn’t a big issue in Meriden.
Are there speed limits in Meriden?
While driving through the streets of Meriden, keep in mind that the speed limits typically range from 30mph to 65mph. Most residential areas are 35mph unless posted otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in New Haven County?
In most cases, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to local authorities so they can send a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Meriden?
As in many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while driving a car in Meriden. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just be sure to keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Meriden?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Meriden is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night on the town, leave your rental car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Meriden?
Yes you can. But before you turn, you are required to bring the vehicle to a complete stop and only proceed if there’s no oncoming traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in New Haven County?
By law everyone must wear a seat belt. However, there are a few exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation systems.

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