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Car Rental in Waycross, Georgia

Waycross, GA is the only incorporated city in Waycross and it has a long association with transportation in the South. It was originally a hub of the stagecoaches that transferred early Americans across the country and when the railroad era transformed the nation, Waycross sprung up into a city, like the tracks that seem to spring up, connecting cities and states in the late 1800s. As streets began to pop up in Waycross they seemed to resemble a pattern of a cross, which resembled the Maltese Cross which was part of the logo of the Plant System Railroad which laid tracks in Waycross. The city reportedly got its name because someone traveling with the railroad noted that the area was where “the ways crossed.”

Whether this story is true or not, the name Waycross still portrays the city, even after the national highway system ended the railroad’s dominance in this country, the railroad is still the largest employer in Waycross, GA and is integral to the economy of the city. If you were favorite son Burt Reynolds you wouldn’t take a railroad into Waycross, you’d be driving a Trans-Am and if you are visiting Waycross, RentACarNow.com can help you find the lowest prices on rental cars in Waycross.

If you appreciate the architecture of old railroad stations, you might want to check out the refurbished Historic Passenger Rail Depot which was built in the early 1900s to replace an older depot destroyed by fire. The historic edifice is now being used as the Waycross Tourism and Visitors Center. There is more to do in Waycross besides soak up railroad history and southern hospitality as it is mostly visited due to the fact that Waycross is situated at the north entrance to the Okefanokee Swamp. The Okefanokee National Wildlife Refuge is over 400,000 acres of land that was turned into a refuge to protect the tremendous Okefanokee Swamp.

The Swamp is home to hundreds of species of plants and its numerous species of wildlife. The wildlife and plants that are indigenous to the Swamp make it one of the world’s largest intact freshwater ecosystems and it is a natural treasure that is thankfully being preserved. It is a beautiful thing to witness nature and wildlife in its natural habitat and a trip to the Okefanokee Swamp Park provides boat tours, train tours and “Eye on Nature” tours, which provides a a look at the beauty of the Swamp as tour guides provide a glimpse in to its history.

Whether you are planning a vacation to Waycross, visiting friends or heading to the Okefanokee Swamp to interact with nature, RentACarNow.com can help you find the lowest prices on rental cars in Waycross for companies like Hertz, Thrifty and Budget.

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Historical Car Rental Prices for Waycross, GA

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Waycross, GA Rental Price Sumary: $20.87 to $250.32 from 222 rental data points

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Rental Locations in Waycross, Georgia

2600 Memorial Dr

2600 Memorial Dr
Waycross, GA 31503
Phone: 9122849120