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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Syracuse?
If your trip to Syracuse is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.If there’s one thing that encapsulates Syracuse, it’s Museum of Science and Technology. Make sure you capture some awesome photographs of this famous attraction to share with the folks when you get home.Discover the best of what this place has to offer by adding Everson Museum of Art and The Oncenter to your schedule. If you’ve got some spare time, take a look at Carrier Dome and Rosamond Gifford Zoo too.Near the city center, Destiny USA is one sight to consider putting on your must-see list. Landmark Theatre and Armory Square are also close by and worth taking the time to see.
What are the best road trip destinations near Syracuse?
With some great road trip options available in the surrounding area, renting a car makes good sense. Without one, it wouldn’t be half as easy to experience everything that Skaneateles, 16 miles away, has to offer. Anyela’s Vineyards should be at the top of your to-do list here. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural Museum are also not to be missed. Located 18 miles away, Cazenovia is another popular option. If you swing by, don’t miss Chittenango Falls State Park, Cazenovia Lake and Owera Vineyards.
Where are the best beaches near Syracuse?
Open the car windows and drink in the cool, salty air as you cruise towards Jamesville Beach Park. 7 miles from Syracuse, it’s an amazing place to go for a quiet day out by the water.
What kind of rental car should I get for Syracuse?
If you’ve never been to Syracuse, get ready for a good time. With famous sights like Museum of Science and Technology and Erie Canal Museum, you’ll wonder why you didn’t plan your escape sooner. But like all major cities, getting behind the wheel can be tricky — so why not go for a mini? Parking is a cinch and handling is about as effortless as it gets. Alternatively, if you’d rather stay away from downtown and check out the more remote rocky coastlines in Onondaga County, you’ll be glad you chose an SUV or a four-wheel drive.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Syracuse?
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes your car choice important. If you’re planning an unforgettable road trip around Syracuse, a robust and stylish SUV could be the answer. If you’re looking for the cheapest price possible and plan on sticking mostly to the city, a versatile compact is a wise pick. All you need to do is work out what will suit you best, round up the troops, and hit the road.
What side of the road do they drive on in Syracuse?
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Syracuse. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, we recommend driving a little more carefully in places you’ve never been.
Is it difficult to park in Syracuse?
It can be tricky to get a parking space in Syracuse. Once you nab one, be sure to read the signage carefully. Overstaying the permitted time limit or parking where you’re not supposed to can put a big hole in your vacation budget.
Does Syracuse have peak-hour traffic?
One terrific thing about escaping to a smaller city is less traffic, so you don’t have to worry a whole lot about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of about 144,100, you can expect a smooth Syracuse driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Syracuse?
Speed limits vary in Syracuse, but typically range from 20mph to 65mph. Most residential areas have a top speed of 45mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Onondaga County?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may provide your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Syracuse?
Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you are able to use your cell phone while cruising around Syracuse. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Syracuse?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while operating a vehicle in Syracuse is 0.08%. If you’ve got a big night planned, leave your wheels behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Syracuse?
Road rules in Syracuse allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearer to them, without waiting for it to turn green. Before turning, the vehicle must come to a complete stop and the driver must check that the way is clear before moving on.
Are seat belts compulsory in Onondaga County?
Seat belts must be worn in Onondaga County. That being said, the rule may not apply for some vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.

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