If your trip to Shady Valley is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.If you’re looking for a good reason to venture out and see what’s outside the immediate center, Backbone Rock Waterfall is it. Like another one? Cross Mountain Trailhead is also worth the short trek out.
With some terrific road trip options in the surrounding area, renting a car makes sense. Without one, it’d be much more difficult to enjoy all that Boone, 25 miles away, has to offer. Appalachian Ski Mtn. Ought to be at the top of your list here. Tweetsie Railroad and Kidd Brewer Stadium are fantastic attractions too. The locals will also probably point you in the direction of Banner Elk, 25 miles away. If you can only see one attraction here, make sure it’s Sugar Mountain Resort. (But we’d also highly recommend Grandfather Mountain and Beech Mountain Resort.)
Rent some wheels and see Shady Valley your way. Love to head out into some nature? Opt for a full-size car. This vehicle is ideal for those who want outdoor adventure. Just want to get comfortably from A to B and traveling lightly? If you’re not planning on driving far, a fuel-efficient mini is a great option.
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to renting a car in Shady Valley. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need anything more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
In Shady Valley, you’ll have to keep on the right side. When exploring a new place, it’s always a smart idea to rent an automatic car. That way, you can focus on the road and not stress about gear changes.
Getting a parking spot in Shady Valley is a cinch. You won’t have to circle the block in heavy traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s loads of off and on-street parking to choose from.
There sure are. In Shady Valley, speed limits range from 30mph to 70mph. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 30mph unless indicated otherwise.
Usually, your rental car company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact information with the relevant local agency so they can send a fine to you directly.
As long as you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you are allowed to use your cell phone while driving around Shady Valley. But ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
While operating a vehicle in Shady Valley, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Thinking of having a wine or two over lunch or dinner? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Yes, drivers can turn on a red light in Shady Valley. However, first you have to completely stop the car. Proceed only when the lane is clear of oncoming traffic.
Although there are a few exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Tennessee.