Car Rental in New York
From populated cities to the lush forests, the bustling state of New York offers a number of areas for you to explore with a car rental from Empire Rent A Car. When you rent a car in New York, enjoy the area’s finest attractions across Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and New York City. Contact Empire at (718) 353-6848 to start planning your road trip, or request a reservation online right now. Our rental cars are ideal for exploring everything The Empire State has to offer.
Explore Every Nook and Corner
New York covers 54,475 square miles. In the eastern part of the state, the Great Appalachian Valley. Lake Champlain is a beautiful place to visit in this region. The Adirondack Mountains to the west of the valley is home to a lot of wildlife. New York is known as an urban state, but in fact most of the state is covered by forests, mountains, and water. Adirondack Park is the largest national park outside Alaska.
Over the Falls in a Barrel
Niagara Falls is a popular stop in western New York. These massive waterfalls are located on the Canadian border, just 17 miles from Buffalo. The falls are not very high, but they are very wide. More than six million cubic feet of water passes over the falls during high flow. If you are able to cross the border, go over to the Canadian side to see the best views of the falls. You can also park your car or van rental and get on board the Maid of the Mist for a view of the falls from the water.
Get to the Green
New York has a number of state parks as well as two major forest preserves you can visit with your car rental. Adirondack Park is about the size of Vermont, and is located in northeast part of the state. There are several villages and hamlets that you can visit while you are here.
Some of the animals you might see during your trip here include beaver, fisher, moose, Canadian lynx, and osprey. There are over 2000 miles of available hiking trails, making it the largest trail system in the country.
Montauk Point State Park is also an interesting place to visit. This is where you will find Montauk Lighthouse which was a guide for sailors as they approached Long Island.
Capitalize on Your Time
Albany is the state capital of New York and is located only a few hours from Brooklyn or the Bronx. The New York State Museum is a major cultural attraction for the area, housing art, artifacts, and ecofacts that pull together the state’s cultural, natural, and geographic history. The museum is free to visit, but donations are accepted at the door. Albany is also a stop for touring artists and acts, Times Union Center and the Pepsi Arena are some of the larger centers, but there are also a number of smaller venues for more intimate shows.
Take our rental cars, vans, SUVs, and more wherever you’d like to go in New York. Choose a destination or aimlessly drive across the state and see what you find. You’ll love exploring in your rental car from Empire Rent A Car. We make the rental process easy so that you can get on with enjoying your time in New York. Contact us today at (718) 353-6848 to speak with a representative, or make an online reservation right now.