Category Archives: USA

Anchorage

Should I rent a car in Anchorage? Of the car rental destinations researched for Carornocar (but not actually visited in person), Anchorage is one of the most interesting. This is because the natural assumption for any first-time visitor might well be that because Alaska has so much big open country, the obvious choice here would… Read More »

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Atlanta

Do we need a car in Atlanta? Of the various cities reviewed and featured in Carornocar, Atlanta is one of the ones that leans most heavily towards getting a rental car, even despite having a token metro system. There are two main reasons for this, and they are closely related – firstly, because Atlanta is… Read More »

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Baltimore

Do I need a car in Baltimore? Note that this Baltimore car hire advice is aimed primarily at visitors arriving at Baltimore-Washington airport (BWI). It also may be useful for visitors arriving into downtown Baltimore by train. For visitors arriving into BWI, but planning primarily to visit Washington DC, please see our Washington DC car… Read More »

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Boston

Should you rent a car in Boston? The Massachusetts state capital is perhaps best known for its educational institutions, and Harvard University is even situated in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Boston also developed the first, and still one of the best, underground systems in the USA, and the city has a good network of… Read More »

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Chicago

Should I get a rental car in Chicago? [coming] Great Lakes — To get around the city of Chicago itself, there really is no reason to get a hire car, unless you want to behave like Ferris Bueller. To enjoy scenic areas around the Great Lakes or inland, then as with anywhere, a hire car… Read More »

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Dallas

Should I rent a car in Dallas? Dallas really is one of those cities where the natural assumption is that a car is necessary to get around, and over 90% of journeys within the city are made this way. Although Dallas does have a small element of light rail, connecting through as far as the… Read More »

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Denver

Should you rent a car in Denver?  The mile high city sits dramatically beneath the imposing peaks of the Rocky Mountains and is Gateway to some amazing skiing country, not to mention the numerous other outdoor pursuits that can be enjoyed around the year. Does that make this a pretty obvious place to get a rental car,… Read More »

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Grand Canyon

Do you need a car to visit the Grand Canyon? Naturally, this is really going to depend on how you are planning on getting to the Grand Canyon region in the first place. One of the most popular ways to see the Grand Canyon is to do an excursion from Las Vegas, but this can… Read More »

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Hilo

Do I need to rent a car in Hilo? Big Island Hawaii has substantially more open roads than the more densely populated and smaller Oahu, where the state capital Honolulu is found, and this might suggest that Hilo is the sort of place where a rental car is automatically going to be the best option.… Read More »

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Honolulu

Should I rent a car in Honolulu? For any first-time visitors to (the state of) Hawaii, it is natural to get a little bit confused about what’s on offer here. The state of Hawaii is made up of multiple islands, of which the largest is also called Hawaii, and otherwise known simply as “Big Island”.… Read More »

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