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If your trip to The Lakes is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Sometimes short drives are pleasant too. Just down the road, Suncoast Hotel Casino and Downtown Summerlin will keep you busy. After you've marked them off your to-do list, head in the direction of Las Vegas Ice Center.
Located 0.5 miles from The Lakes is The Section Seven. This is a fantastic place to stop by while you're passing through, so why not add it to your itinerary?
If you're traveling to The Lakes for work-related purposes, there's a good chance you'll be visiting some convention centers. With your own rental car, you're sure to arrive on time. Here are some of the biggest and the best:
Around 6 miles from downtown Summerlin South, The Lakes is a good base to explore this charming city and its surrounds. If all you're after is a cost-effective vehicle to take you around the local neighborhoods, an economy or a compact car will be right up your alley. Those with families will appreciate the added trunk space and the roomy interior that a four-wheel drive or an SUV offers. Want to add some real pizazz to your trip? Our premium category is full of cars that are luxurious and will make your journey that extra bit special.
For some people, owning a high-end vehicle may be somewhat out of reach. But renting your dream ride is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the joy of cruising the open roads in a high-end convertible, even if it's only for a little while. Or perhaps all you're after is a reliable set of wheels to get you from point A to point B. Affordable or flashy? Whatever you decide, there's a rental car to suit your style in The Lakes.
Not knowing the traffic rules is like going away on a road trip and not having a map. Cruise through your vacation in The Lakes with these handy driving tips:
In The Lakes, you'll have to stick to the right-hand side. When traveling someplace new, it's wise to rent an automatic vehicle. That way, you can concentrate on the road and not stress about gear changes.
Peak-hour traffic jams aren't a huge worry in The Lakes and the wider area of Las Vegas. With a population of 623,700, the roads aren't as busy here compared to larger cities.
Getting a parking spot in The Lakes is a breeze. You won't need to drive around the block in heavy traffic here — and that's what the locals love about it. There's plenty of off and on-street parking available.
Like the rest of the city of Las Vegas, the neighborhood of The Lakes has speed limits that range from 20 mi/h to 80 mi/h. In residential areas, you usually won't be able to drive faster than 20 mi/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may forward your contact details to local authorities so the fine is sent to you directly.
Seat belts have to be worn in Las Vegas. However, the rules may vary for certain vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.
It's illegal to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around The Lakes, and you may also be charged a fine for simply holding your phone if you're in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
In The Lakes, it is an offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.08%. If you're planning to have a few drinks with lunch or dinner, it'd be wise to leave your car at your hotel.
Yes. But before you turn, you are required to bring the vehicle to a total stop and only continue if there's no approaching traffic.