5 incredible long weekend destinations around NSW

There’s something so exciting about planning a bespoke long weekend getaway with a loved one. Taking time off work, leaving early in the morning and travelling at your own leisurely pace, exploring regions close to home that you’d never had the opportunity to visit… 

Here are 5 incredible long weekend destinations for your next bespoke long weekend getaway in NSW.

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1. Broken Hill

Broken Hill, located in the far west of New South Wales in the Australian outback, is a frontier mining town with a wealth of history, culture and natural wonder. 
Here’s our guide to Broken Hill for first time visitors.

You Might Be Interested in: Twinkle, twinkle, in The Silver City (Outback Astronomy, Broken Hill, NSW) 

Long stretch of road in the outback near Broken Hill. Image via Destination NSW.

2. Cowra

Cowra is a small, picturesque town in the central west region of New South Wales. Surrounded by vineyards and complex waterways, Cowra is an ideal getaway location for those who want to explore the regions vineyards, tranquil gardens, and fascinating historical sites and buildings. 
Here’s our historical guide to Cowra.

Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre, Cowra. Image via Destination NSW.

3. Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is home to some of the most incredible wildlife in Australia. Located between Sydney and Brisbane, the coastal town is ideal for road trips from or between either city. Here’s our guide to the best things to do in Coffs Harbour.

Dangar Falls, Dorrigo. Image via Destination NSW.

4. Newcastle

Newcastle, located a short two hour drive from Sydney, is a visually breathtaking coastal town with a lively arts scene. 
Here’s our guide to Newcastle’s street art scene.

Whalewatching in Newcastle, NSW. Image via Destination NSW.

5. Nundle

Nundle is one of many incredible country towns located a short drive from Tamworth. Once a gold mining town, Nundle lies in the heart of rich sheep, cattle and wheat farmlands – And is a stunning drive from Tamworth.

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Nundle Woollen Mill. Image via Destination NSW.

For more long weekend destinations and inspiration, visit Year Of The Long Weekend.

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