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If your trip to Mount Washington is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
There's nothing quite like exploring somewhere new. While you're in town, McNeely Lake Park and Wight - Meyer Vineyard & Winery should definitely be among them. Another favorite attraction to stop by is Milla Nova Winery.
We know you're curious about what else is around you. Head a little further afield from the center of Mount Washington and you'll stumble on landmark sights. Muhammad Ali Center needs no introduction. Located about 19 miles away in Louisville, your itinerary should include this unmissable sight.
Constantly traveling for business-related reasons? Convention centers are probably familiar places to you. With easy access to hotels and cafés, you can be sure your trip will go off without a hitch if you're booked in at any of these places:
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Whatever your motoring requirements in Mount Washington, CarRentals.com will get you there quickly and comfortably. If you're in the city on business, a premium car may be right up your street. These kinds of vehicles boast high-end finishes, sleek interiors, and a host of extras. Traveling on a small budget and hoping to save cash? A mini or a compact car is a sensational option. These smaller rides are cheaper to run and great for navigating traffic and busy streets. If you have the youngsters (and plenty of luggage) in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the space you need.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you're about to embark on an unforgettable road trip around Mount Washington, a roomy SUV could be a good choice. If you'd like the best possible price and plan to stick to city driving, a budget compact is a clever pick. All you have to do is work out what's the best fit, throw your bags in the trunk, and rack up those miles.
When driving in a new city, you'll want to have a good grasp of the local traffic rules. Here's what you'll need to know to navigate your way around Mount Washington safely and soundly:
In Mount Washington, you'll have to keep to the right side. When traveling someplace new, it's a good idea to go for an automatic car. That way, you can concentrate on the road and save worrying about gear changes.
Parking in Mount Washington is simple. You don't need to circle the block in dense traffic here — and that's why the locals love it. There's plentiful off and on-street parking on offer.
Since the population of Mount Washington is approximately 14,000, you won't have a lot of difficulty with traffic. However, city center streets generally get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Speed limits vary around Mount Washington, but generally range from 25 mi/h to 65 mi/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 35 mi/h unless marked otherwise.
Generally speaking, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Alternatively, they may share your information with local law enforcement agencies, who'll then issue a fine directly to you.
It is legal to use a cell phone while behind the wheel in Mount Washington. But we recommend that you stay on the safe side and avoid calling or texting — your focus should be on the road.
While driving in Mount Washington, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. Thinking of having a drink or two with lunch or dinner? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Yes, you may turn on a red light in Mount Washington. But before doing so, you are required to completely stop the car. Continue only when the lane you are turning into is clear of oncoming traffic.
By law everyone must wear a seat belt. However, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation systems.