June 2016 - DriveNow Blog

5 great self-drive journeys beyond Dallas

Explore Dallas and beyond with these five great self-drive journey ideas. Hire a car from Dallas Airport and choose between a range of fantastic destinations, from Houston to Palo Duro.
Houston
Houston is only a four-hour drive from Dallas along l-45 S. It’s a very easy drive within a day, but if you’re willing to take your time and soak up as much southern culture as you can, it’s well worth stopping at a few towns along the way.  One of them should be the charming Tyler, which is the home of the annual Texas Rose Festival. Once you arrive in Houston, you’ll […]

Six ways to enjoy an escape to Sorrento

HOLIDAYS hot spots in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula don’t get much more glam than stylish Sorrento, about an hour and a half drive in your Melbourne rental car from Melbourne’s CBD and wedged in between Portsea and Rye.
But you don’t have to be a high flyer to live it up in Sorrento, a beachside haven with cosmopolitan cafes, shopping strip and beautiful boulevard to explore. Here are six ways to make it all happen.
STAY: And the winner is Sorrento Holiday Accommodation at www.sorrentoholidayaccommodation.com.au where you have a choice of two absolute gems – The Erlandsen Entertainer sleeping 16 and […]

10 upcoming events in South Australia you can't miss

Who’s up for some fun in South Australia in coming months? Start planning your holiday with these great upcoming events, book your Adelaide car rental and prepare for a blast in late Winter and Spring.
SALA Festival
1-31 August, statewide
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival is the largest visual arts festival in Australia. Its extensive state-wide program of visual arts involves more than 3000 artists and 500 venues that celebrate the diverse talents of South Australian artists. Don’t miss your chance to journey through some of this year’s best collections, held in various places and spaces to […]

5 ways to play in Houston

During your next visit to Texas, make sure you stop over in Houston. Pick up your hire car from Houston Airport. Then just make your way to these exciting destinations.
Space Center Houston (pictured)
This is Houston’s most popular attraction for international tourists. The Space Center houses a collection of 400 artefacts from space. This includes spacecraft and the largest public display of moon rocks. You’ll also learn about the country’s fascinating space history and the technological advances. You can also take a behind-the-scenes look at NASA with the Level Nine Tour.
Houston Arboretum and Nature Centre
This 155-acre nature sanctuary teaches […]

4 places to park your motorhome near Denver

Denver is one of America’s most exciting destinations. Colorado’s capital city has many exciting arts, culture and sports attractions. It’s also surrounded by a beautiful landscape of snow-capped mountains.
When you book your next trip to the city and hire a motorhome from Denver Airport and park it at one of these camping grounds.
Moraine Park Campground
This campground is set amongst pine forest in the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain National Park (pictured), which is just over 100km from Denver. Many people head out here for a day trip in the summertime, but it’s a shame to not spend at least a […]

Campervanning ideas in Alice Springs and surrounds

Experience Alice Springs with a campervan. It’s the easiest way to explore Australia’s Red Centre. Stunning desert landscapes, rock formations and colourful sunsets are right here in the middle of Australia.
Make sure you check out our list of things to do in Alice Springs and surrounds before you leave for your holiday.
When you arrive in town, pick up a hire campervan at Alice Springs Airport then start driving to one of these caravan parks nearby.
Heritage Caravan Park
Heritage Caravan Park is nestled among the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. The caravan park is situated close to many of Alice Springs’ famous attractions, […]

5 wild Cairns adventures for kids in a campervan – DriveNow Blog

Cairns is the perfect place to explore in a campervan with the kids. Hire a campervan from Cairns Airport. You can also hire a vehicle from Port Douglas. Begin your wild adventure by visiting these five incredible places.
Kuranda Butterfly Sanctuary
The butterfly sanctuary in Kuranda is Australia’s biggest butterfly farm. It’s also home to the country’s largest walk-through aviary. Step inside and you’ll be surrounded by about 1500 butterflies. Spot these beautiful insects in all colours, including the magnificent, bright blue Ulysses. Make sure you wear bright clothes and they won’t stop landing on you!
Snorkelling at Green Island, off […]

Wellington in winter – 4 great things to do

Are you looking for a winter holiday in New Zealand? Discover Wellington and its amazing attractions. Check out this list of the most popular things to do in Wellington if you want to ride cable cars and take a Lord of the Rings tour.
But you can also add some other great attractions. Just hire a car from Wellington Airport and check out the list below.
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary
Just a few minutes from downtown Wellington is a whole new world. ZEALANDIA is home to the country’s most unique wildlife. Venture into the beautiful Sanctuary Valley to spot geckos, playful forest parrots called kaka and […]

 
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