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Weekend Road Trip to Toowoomba

Toowoomba is one of the most underrated locations to visit and explore in Australia. In fact, it’s a great choice for a weekend road trip – here’s a quick look at what such an excursion has in store for you.

The Way There

If you’re driving from Melbourne, there are plenty of roads you can take to reach Toowoomba. Along the way, there are a number of pitstops you can make to stock up and stay refreshed. There’s plenty of accommodation options to choose from in Toowoomba itself, once you arrive. For instance, you can go with one of the serviced apartments Toowoomba has on offer like the Oaks Toowoomba Hotels.

Toowoomba’s Street Art

Toowoomba's Street Art

Image by Ian Cochrane via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Once you’re in Toowoomba, it’s time to tour the streets and get lost in the local culture. One of the best ways to do this is to follow the trail of street art found in the city. Here, there a numerous colourful mural that was completed by renowned local artists.

Eat Out

A road trip to Toowoomba is nothing without tasting some authentic Australian flavours. There’s plenty of great dining options to choose from in the city. Establishments like the Firefly Café and the Finch Café strike the perfect balance between authenticity and atmosphere.

Take a Moment to Relax

All of this travelling is sure to make you at least a bit tired. Fortunately, there’s plenty of great locations you can visit in Toowoomba to relax and take things easy. Locations like Queen’s Park and the Ju Raku Japanese gardens are great places to start with.