Illinois is famous for being Chicago’s largest city in the Midwest, with its transcendental architecture, lake beaches, excellent museums, restaurants and clubs. But, going further, Illinois seems to be quite different – this is the country of Hemingway’s “wide lawns and narrow minds”, “Land of Lincoln”, and also the edge of corn sticks, pies and open-air cinemas located along America’s Main Street.
Car rental is the best wat of moving around Illinois if you want to travel with comfort everywhere you plan.
As in any state and city, there are certain rules and conditions for car rental. Therefore, you can hire a car in Illinois if:
⦁ You are 25 years old. Some companies can provide cheap car rental even to a tourist who is 21 years old, but it is quite difficult to find such;
⦁ You have an international driver’s license;
⦁ You have a credit card. Unfortunately, renting a car is impossible without a deposit. The amount of the deposit is blocked on the bank card and returned after you giving the car back.
What are the best cars for travelling in Chicago?
You should choose a car according to the purpose, the number of people and your budget. Here are the car models for different cases and the number of passengers. The price is given for one day.
Auto Premium and SUV
Actually, tourists who prefer elegance and quality often choose Dodge Challenger rental Chicago – its price starts from $26. This is just an incredible travel car for such a low price. No less popular are Mercedes GLC – $40 and Ford Escape – $46.
Would you like something romantic or even exotic for trips? It is worth paying attention to these curious models – Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – $60, Cadillac XTS – $86 and Lincoln Navigator – $125. Powerful and reliable, they will become a true friend in many journeys on the highway.
Great variant for big companies as well as for large families. In Illinois, the most demandable minivans are: Audi Q7 – $196, Nissan Pathfinder – $23, Ford Clubwagon – $190, Dodge Caravan – $36.
Compact and budget cars
You are limited in budget or are less than 25 years old? These cars will be great assistance on the road: Chevrolet Spark – $34, Mitsubishi Mirage – $32, Dodge Neon – $35, Kia Rio – $22 and Toyota Yaris – $22.
It’s a fact that Dodge rental in O’Hare airport is the most demandable car model!
In Chicago, there is a lot of parking places, but all the places on the cheap parking (3-5 USD per hour) as usual are occupied by local residents. Therefore, many tourists have to park in parking lots for 15-20 USD, where there are plenty of places.
Where to go on a rented car?
You can just drive around Chicago, admiring this marvelous city. For more interesting places, move to the south of the state, where is located one of the largest protected forests of the United States – Shawnee National Forest, covering an area of 1100 square meters.
It is the natural habitat of many deciduous trees, as well as other plants and animal typical for this region. Here, in Shawnee, is the artificially created Lake Cedar Lake, formed by the Cedar Creek dam.
Perhaps, there is no one who don’t know about the series “The Simpsons”. The city of Springfield, or the land of Lincoln, is the capital and administrative center of the state.
Here is the largest number of memorials dedicated to this president. Also interesting is the fact that Springfield is the birthplace of the animated series “The Simpsons”.
Hire the best car and feel happy!