If your trip to Onekama is all organized but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Stop by Heathlands Golf Course. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on many travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have space on that schedule, Captain John Langland Park and Portage Lake will keep you amused as well.
If you’re after a day-trip destination, we’ve got a couple of tips. Sitting 18 miles away, Frankfort is worth hopping in the car for. See the sights beginning with Point Betsie Lighthouse, Frankfort Beach and Frankfort Light. Don’t skip Ludington either! Just 30 miles away, S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry, Ludington State Park and Stearns Park Beach are non-negotiable stops here.
Onekama is home to some stunning stretches of coastline, and there’s no better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your own rental car. See what precious treasures you can find lying along the shore at one of these popular beaches:
Captain John Langland Park (2 miles away).
First Street Beach (11 miles away).
Elberta Beach (17 miles away).
Whether you’re heading off on your own or with the family, CarRentals.com will help you find the best wheels for your Onekama trip. A mini is a superb option if you plan to spend lots of time in the downtown area. Thrifty and with good mileage, these cars will take you from A to B comfortably and easily. If you want to make a splash, check out our special category. You’re sure to find something that’ll elicit some envious stares! Got the kids in tow? A roomy full-size SUV will match your needs.
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Onekama. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need more than four wheels and a gas pedal. What type of car will it be this time?
You’ll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Onekama. Even though it may seem similar to home, it’s a good idea to drive a little more carefully in new and unfamiliar destinations.
You’ll discover plenty of places to park your car in Onekama. Even in the thick of things, there’s often a space right where you need it.
Since the population of Onekama is about 410, you probably won’t have much difficulty with traffic congestion. That said, major roads can get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Speed limits vary in Onekama, but usually range from 25mph to 70mph. Most residential areas have a top speed of 25mph unless posted otherwise.
Normally, your chosen rental company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can send a fine directly to you.
It’s not illegal to use a cell phone while driving, but we don’t recommend it. For a safe ride, it’s always best to wait until your trip has ended before picking up your phone.
In Onekama, it is illegal to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. If you’re planning to have a few drinks with dinner, it’d be wise to leave your car behind.
Yes, drivers can turn on a red light in Onekama. But before doing so, you must stop the car completely. Proceed only when the lane is clear of oncoming traffic.
Seat belts are required in Manistee County. However, the rule may not apply for some vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.