If your trip to Simsbury is all organized but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.Not far from the heart of the city, Penwood State Park is one attraction to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have room on that schedule, Flamig Farm and Rosedale Farms & Vineyards will keep you on the go as well.
We know you want to see what your new ride can do. How about taking a short trip out to Truman’s Beach? Just 55 miles away, roll down the windows and enjoy the wind in your hair on the way there. Orient Beach State Park should be at the top of your to-do list here. Kontokosta Winery and 67 Steps Beach are excellent attractions too. Situated 45 miles away, Westbrook Town Beach is another popular choice. If you swing by, be sure to check out Essex Steam Train, Hammonasset Beach State Park and Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets.
Going to Simsbury for business-related purposes? After an exhausting day of mingling and networking, you might find your stomach is ready for food. Thankfully, these business and convention centers offer an easy commute to some wonderful restaurants and cafés:
Connecticut Expo Center (10 miles away).
Connecticut Convention Center (11 miles away).
With your own wheels, Simsbury is all yours to discover. People journey to this interesting city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a different car for each of them. A key priority for large families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a 12-passenger van. Budget travelers like the fuel-efficiency and affordability of our smaller cars, such as a compact car or mini. If you’re in the mood to turn some heads in Simsbury, you could even cast an eye over our special category for a ride that’ll make any car buff go wobbly at the knees.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re about to head off on an epic road trip around Simsbury, a roomy SUV could be a good choice. If you’d like the cheapest price possible and plan to stick to city driving, an economy car is a smart pick. All you have to do is work out what’s going to be the best fit, load up the car, and clock up those miles.
In Simsbury, you’ll have to stick to the right-hand side. When visiting someplace new, it’s always a wise idea to choose an automatic car. That way, you can focus on the road and save worrying about gear changes.
As with many places, roads get busy just before and after work during the week. However, due to its smaller population of about 5,800, traffic gridlock isn’t a huge concern in Simsbury.
Finding somewhere to leave the car in Simsbury is a piece of cake. There’s no need to drive around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s why the locals love it. There’s plenty of on and off-street parking to take your pick of.
Most residential areas in the city of Simsbury have a 35mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits generally range between 30mph and 65mph.
Normally, your chosen rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can issue a fine straight to you.
Yes, so buckle up. However, there are some exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation systems.
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving in Simsbury, and you may also be hit with a fine for simply holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
In Simsbury, it’s a criminal offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. If you’re planning to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, leave your rental car at your hotel.
Yes. But before you turn, you must bring the vehicle to a total stop and only continue if the coast is clear.