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If your trip to Scott City is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.
There are loads of things to do in the surrounding region. Don't leave without visiting Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. If you can, also check out Cape Rock Park.
You'll want to check out nearby Cobden. What's 28 miles when you have your own set of wheels? The drive itself is half the fun! See the sights beginning with Rustle Hill Winery, Owl Creek Vineyard and StarView Vineyards. Carbondale is another popular option. It's 40 miles away and home to a range of intriguing things to do. SIH Medical Group, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and Fresenius Medical Care at Memorial Hospital Carbondale are just the start.
Here are our best tips and tricks to help you save on a rental car:
No other mode of transportation can give you convenience and freedom like your own wheels. Whatever the reason for your travels to Scott City, CarRentals.com has a fantastic selection of vehicles for you to choose from. Heading to the city with your significant other? Make things cozy by grabbing the keys to a convertible. Fun to drive and a cinch to park, you'll adore sitting alongside each other in one of these nifty rides. A full-size SUV is a great option for large families. There's room enough for everyone and you can go wherever you want, when you want. If your trip is all about business, a premium car will transport you from your hotel to the boardroom in style and comfort.
First of all, there's a huge range of both luxury and economy vehicles to rent in Scott City. What you go with will depend on your funds as well as what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are hard to beat if you're all about comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not grab a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you're just after a set of wheels to get you from A to B as economically as possible, stick with an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).
When driving somewhere unfamiliar, you'll want to have some knowledge of the local traffic laws. Here's what you'll need to know to jump behind the wheel in Scott City with confidence:
You'll have to keep right while driving in Scott City. In addition, take some extra care if it's your first time on the road here. Once you're familiar with how the locals drive, you can relax and enjoy the new scenery!
Finding a car space in Scott City won't be too challenging. Of course, it can depend on where you are and when — you may find it tricky parking right in the center during peak periods.
One of the advantages of escaping to a smaller city is less traffic, so you won't have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of around 4,500, you can look forward to a smooth Scott City driving experience.
The residential areas in Scott City have a 25 mi/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits usually range between 25 mi/h and 70 mi/h.
More often than not, your chosen rental car company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Otherwise, they may supply your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who'll then send a fine straight to you.
You're allowed to use a cell phone when driving in Scott City. However, we recommend waiting until the end of your trip, or pulling over in an appropriate spot, before taking that call.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Scott City is 0.08%. If you've got a big night planned, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Yes, you are allowed to turn on a red light in Scott City. Firstly though, you are required to completely stop the vehicle. Move on only when the lane is clear of approaching traffic.
Seat belts should always be fastened in Scott County. That being said, the rules may vary for certain vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.