If your trip to Riverside is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Step out into the wider region and get back to nature with some activities like camping. If you’d like more, try your hand at quad biking as well.
If you’ve seen all there is to see in Riverside, head off to Midtown - Westport. This nearby neighborhood has tons of surprises up its sleeve. It’s just 8 miles away, so you hardly have an excuse to skip it!
If you’re traveling to Riverside for work-related purposes, you’ll probably be visiting some convention and business centers. With your own rental car, you’re sure to arrive on time. Here are some of the most well known:
Kansas City Convention Center (5 miles away).
American Royal Complex (5 miles away).
KCI Expo Center (10 miles away).
A good car should be comfortable, reliable, and functional. So, consider opting for a full-size car or an SUV if you’d like to use Riverside as a base to travel around wider Kansas City. These bigger vehicles offer roomier interiors and a powerful engine to take you around the open roads in comfort and style. If you’d like to spend most of your time in the city, a cost-effective car, like a mini or a compact, will be a great fit. These cute cars are amazing when it comes to maneuvering those bustling streets!
There’s loads of choice when it comes to renting a car in Riverside. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match of course depends on your budget and what activities you’ve got planned. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need much more than a bargain, no-frills type model. The choice is yours.
You’ll need to keep right while driving in Riverside. On top of that, take a little extra care if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’ve got the hang of how the locals drive, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
Peak-hour traffic isn’t a huge worry in Riverside and the wider area of Kansas City. With a population of 475,400, the roads aren’t as busy here compared to much bigger cities.
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Riverside, although it can be challenging to score a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Booking a hotel with a parking lot is a wise idea.
The speed limits in Riverside are comparable to the rest of Kansas City, ranging from 25mph to 75mph. To ensure safety for all road users, a maximum speed limit of 25mph applies to most residential areas.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may pass on your contact information to local authorities so the fine is issued to you directly.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Kansas City.
You’re allowed to use a cell phone when behind the wheel in Riverside. However, we recommend waiting until the end of your trip, or pulling over in a safe spot, before making that call.
In Riverside, it’s an offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks with dinner, it’s a good idea to leave your rental car behind.
Yes. But before doing so, you are required to bring the car to a complete stop and only move on if there’s no approaching traffic.