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If your trip to St. Joseph is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
Plan a stop at Jesse James Home Museum. It's one sight you'll usually find on many travelers' must-do lists. Glore Psychiatric Museum and Krug Park are also nearby and worth taking the time to see.
You don't need to spend every waking moment in St. Joseph when there's a great big world out there! Just 53 miles away, Kansas City will keep you occupied with top attractions like Sprint Center. Arrowhead Stadium is also a popular attraction.
A rental car allows you to get from A to B quickly and comfortably in St. Joseph. If you're traveling on a shoestring and eager to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is a great choice. These smaller cars are affordable to run and a piece of cake to park. If you have the kids in tow, a full-size car or an SUV will give you plenty of space.
There's plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in St. Joseph. From SUVs with space to spare to easy-to-park compacts, you'll find it all here. Choosing your ride depends on how much you want to spend and what activities you plan on doing. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need much more than enough space for your luggage and buddies. What type of car will it be this time?
When driving somewhere new, you'll want to familiarize yourself with the local traffic regulations. Here's what you'll need to know to cruise around St. Joseph with confidence:
In St. Joseph, you'll have to keep to the right-hand side. When road-tripping someplace new, it's smart to book an automatic vehicle. That way, you can focus on the road ahead and save worrying about gear changes.
Scoring a parking space in St. Joseph isn't too difficult. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — it could be tricky parking in the very center during busier periods.
Speed limits vary in and around St. Joseph, but usually range from 25 mi/h to 70 mi/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 25 mi/h unless stated otherwise.
Generally speaking, your chosen car rental company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may forward your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who'll then issue a fine straight to you.
Seat belts should always be worn in Missouri. That being said, these rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.
It's not illegal, but we don't recommend it. For safety's sake, it's wise to wait until you've finished your journey before texting or calling.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in St. Joseph is 0.08%. If you're planning a big night on the town, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Yes it is. But before doing so, you must bring the car to a total stop and only move on if the lane is free of traffic.
If your trip to St. Joseph is all organized but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
There's nothing more enjoyable than discovering new places. While you're staying in the area, Krug Park and Mount Mora Cemetery ought to be among them. Another sight to consider is Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.
Clock up a few more miles on that rental car and head 53 miles to Kansas City. Hallmark Visitors Center is one of the top attractions to put on your to-do list. Liberty Memorial is also a popular attraction.
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Whether you're traveling solo or with a group, we've got the perfect set of wheels for you in St. Joseph. If you'd rather something small, why not consider a mini? These zippy cars are a breeze to park and cheap to run. Can't wait to check out the surrounding areas? An SUV might just be the ticket. If you want to pull out all the stops on this vacation, turn some heads with a feature-packed premium car.
You'll be happy to hear that there's a great range of luxury rental vehicles available in St. Joseph. What you end up going for will depend on how much you're willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are all about comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not book an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps an upmarket mid-size sedan? Alternatively, if you're just after a set of wheels to get you from A to B as economically as possible, you're better off going with an economy vehicle (or something else that won't blow your budget).