There isn’t another city like Canberra, where country flair meets city living, where the nation’s capital is home to Parliament House, home of the Governor, Old Parliament House and the historic War Memorial. Located south west of the New South Wales border, Canberra is a holiday destination where you can shop till you drop, dine out on culinary delights in award winning restaurants, visit famous attractions, walk through beautiful gardens and see some of the state’s most finest assets. Canberra future was decided upon when the dispute between Sydney and Melbourne couldn’t be resolved so they agreed on a separate location, the nation’s smallest state and the newly created governing body of Australia.
With its array of museums, fine art collections, monuments, historical sites and attractions, there are so many things to see and do. Make your own tracks and visit the places on your own watch or join up with a sightseeing tour which will take you around to the National Botanical Gardens, to Telegraph Hill, the Science Centre and the Planetarium. Visit the Canberra Centre where rows upon rows of boutiques, cafes, restaurants and shops deliver a shoppers dream or perhaps watch the fuelled discussions in a real life sitting of Parliament House for yourself.
All around Canberra you will find extensive walking and cycling tracks which will take you to the far outskirts of the city and back again, the roads are more than easy to navigate and as you explore Canberra, you will soon realise that this clean city has more than meets the eye. With its history, culture, ingenious heritage, sporting events, national attractions and festivals, there is always something on for you to enjoy for your holiday to Canberra. You can take the kids to zoo, spend some time by the banks of Lake Burley Griffin, have a picnic or perhaps even hire one of the boats, canoes or paddle boats for a couple of hours that can be hired at numerous spots around the lakes. Combine all of this with an excellent night with bars, clubs and excellent entertainment with the surrounding wineries and vineyards that are located around Canberra, you have the recipe for an excellent trip away.
With its outdoor fun and entertainment, adventure activities and spots, family fun, wining and dining and some of the best landscapes in the country, Canberra is loaded with plenty to see and do. See which Canberra accommodation you would most like to check into whether it is a well equipped resorts, boutique hotel, motor inn, backpacker hostel, bed and breakfast or luxury suite and discover the national treasures of Canberra. It will blow you away, the amount of hidden secretes this city holds, so matter what you are interested in and how you wish to spend your holiday, you will instantly fall in love with Canberra.
A holiday of rejuvenation, a holiday packed full of adrenalin or a holiday of family fun and entertainment, can all be planned when travelling to Canberra from surrounding New South Wales.