Information about renting a snowmobile in the United States is available at GoSnowmobiling.org. This website offers an extensive list of rental agencies in the United States and Canada. Site visitors click on a state and are linked to rental listings with names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and website contacts.
This site also provides information as to where to safely snowmobile and includes links to hotels and lodging. For example, by clicking on New York, visitors are linked to hotels, the New York State Snowmobile Program, tourism and the New York State Snowmobile Association. Each category provides comprehensive information and useful tips.
GoSnowmobiling.org also features a section on how to plan a snowmobile trip. For example, every snowmobile state requires that a person be properly licensed and registered. Licensing requirements to drive a snowmobile vary from state to state.
It is also recommended that first-time snowmobile drivers take a safety class and review safe rider tips and instructions provided by the link to the Snowmobile Safety Awareness Program. This program offers information as to proper riding apparel, starting with under layers, eye protection and headgear, along with boots and outer layers. The program also hosts tips on how to ride safely in varying snow conditions, getting unstuck, towing and night riding. Additionally, there are quizzes that test knowledge about snowmobile riding and basic practices.