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Find the best car rental deals in Staten Island, New York
If you like the idea of choosing a chilled-out borough from which to explore the urban thrills of the Big Apple, Staten Island could well appeal. You’ll find plenty of green spaces, gorgeous views of the water, and great outdoor attractions such as Staten Island Zoo and the New York Wheel.
There are various routes that allow you to reach the island by car, with a total of four bridges crossing from Brooklyn and New Jersey. Take advantage of the wide choice of firms offering car rental in Staten Island to discover more of the fascinating tri-state area. Orbitz can guide you through the options.
Staten Island is ideally placed for some fantastic day trips in your rental car. Here are three of our favorites.
A road trip to one of the most popular beaches along the Jersey Shore is never dull. Seaside Heights offers a lively boardwalk, two amusement parks, retro seaside arcades, and plenty of food and drink in its bid to show you a good time. Kick back at Breakwater Beach, home to a large water park, or try your luck at Lucky Leo’s arcade.
Journey time: Around 1 hour 10 minutes
Distance: Approximately 65 miles
If you’re traveling with children, taking a drive to the ‘boogie down Bronx’ throws up a feast of fun attractions. See the wildlife at the Bronx Zoo, take in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, splash around at Orchard Beach, or let them run free in one of the borough’s many beautiful parks and gardens.
Journey time: Around 1 hour 15 minutes
Distance: Approximately 40 miles
An easy drive over the impressive Verrazano Bridge will bring you into the heart of the action in this trendy borough. Park up and soak up the buzz as you browse quirky flea markets, drink coffee in hipster Williamsburg cafes, and stroll along Brooklyn Promenade for views of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.
Journey time: Around 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 15 miles