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Day trip ideas

If you're looking for inspiration and ideas for day trips away from the city, you're in the right place. Whether you're in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane, you'll find heaps of ideas in the articles below. We regularly get contributions from car borrowers just like you - so you can be sure to find some tips you won't see elsewhere online.

Best hikes near Melbourne

Best hikes near Melbourne

There are obvious reasons hiking is such a popular weekend activity. Not only is it a great form of exercise, hiking and walking have been shown to lower anxiety, stress and depression. Fresh air and endorphins help lift our moods and clear our minds. It’s also worth mentioning that

Shannon Barker
Best hikes in and around Sydney

Best hikes in and around Sydney

Beautiful beaches, good weather and a stunning harbour: Sydneysiders are truly blessed in their part of the world. They also happen to be surrounded on all sides by national parks. And not just any national parks – these are some best in Australia. We’ve created a list of some of

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Best day trips from Brisbane

Best day trips from Brisbane

What better way to spend the summer holidays than exploring what the Sunshine State has on offer? While many Queenslanders would usually be getting ready to pack their bags for an overseas trip this time of year, we are here to remind you that a little piece of paradise is

Shannon Barker
13 of the best dog-friendly beaches in Sydney!

13 of the best dog-friendly beaches in Sydney!

Sydney has heaps of dog-friendly beaches, parks & bays that you can take your dog to. Read our list of the best dog-friendly beaches in Sydney!

Maryse Dubois
The best day trips from Perth for foodies, history buffs and nature lovers

The best day trips from Perth for foodies, history buffs and nature lovers

Got a spare Saturday and keen to explore the are around Perth? Whether you're into food and wine, wildlife, nature walks or history, you'll find the perfect destination within driving distance.

Shannon Barker
Melbourne bike paths you can find without leaving the city

Melbourne bike paths you can find without leaving the city

Ding ding! Hop on your bike and enjoy a weekend ride on along one of Melbourne's many suburban bike paths.

Shannon Barker
12 free unexpected things to do in Canberra

12 free unexpected things to do in Canberra

You don't need to leave Canberra to fill your weekend. There are plenty of fun (and free!) things to do right in the city.

Shannon Barker
Ultimate one-day Sydney itinerary

Ultimate one-day Sydney itinerary

Short on time but don’t want to miss anything the harbour city has to offer? This ultimate one day itinerary will take you through the best bits of Sydney – from the iconic sights to the mouthwatering food – all in under 24 hours.

Shannon Barker