48 days in New South Wales Itinerary

48 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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48 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Bathurst
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Bathurst
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Lithgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Megalong Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Lithgow
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Bathurst
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Blayney
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Carcoar
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Cowra
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Young
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Boorowa
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
12
Yass
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Gundagai
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
14
Tumut
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Cooma
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Albury

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Bathurst

Bathurst ©
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Old Government Cottage.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bathurst trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bathurst. In April, daily temperatures in Bathurst can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lithgow.

Things to do in Bathurst

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Government Cottage ©
Old Government Cottage

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Lithgow

Lithgow ©
Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Blackfellows Hand Cave and then trek along Evans Crown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, admire the natural beauty at Bebeah, then hike along Cathedral of Ferns Walk, and finally wander the streets of Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lithgow route website .

Getting from Bathurst to Lithgow by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Lithgow can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Lithgow

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mt Wilson, Wentworth Falls, Evans Crown, Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia
Highlights from your plan
Evans Crown ©
Evans Crown
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave

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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pulpit Rock Lookout and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Blue Mountains and Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd. There's still lots to do: trek along The Giant Stairway, identify plant and animal life at Katoomba Cascades, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruined Castle Walking Track, and take in breathtaking views at Lincoln's Rock.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip planner .

You can drive from Lithgow to Katoomba in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Katoomba are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Megalong Valley.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Megalong Valley
Highlights from your plan
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Lincoln's Rock ©
Lincoln's Rock
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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Megalong Valley

Megalong Valley ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Perry's Lookdown.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Megalong Valley vacation planning website .

You can drive from Katoomba to Megalong Valley in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lithgow.

Things to do in Megalong Valley

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Perry's Lookdown
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Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

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Lithgow

Lithgow ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park. On the 26th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wallace, explore the fascinating underground world of Glow Worm Tunnel, and then get engrossed in the history at Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park.

Plan a Lithgow trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Megalong Valley to Lithgow in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bathurst.

Things to do in Lithgow

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park ©
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park
Lake Wallace ©
Lake Wallace

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Bathurst

Bathurst ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kangaroo Boundary Road Reserve and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Burrendong State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bathurst trip planner .

Getting from Lithgow to Bathurst by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Lithgow in April, Bathurst is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Blayney.

Things to do in Bathurst

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Burrendong State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Burrendong State Park ©
Lake Burrendong State Park

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Blayney

Blayney ©
Blayney is a farming town and administrative centre with a population of 3,355 in 2011, in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kangaroo Boundary Road Reserve, Blast Furnace Park and Cook Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hartley Historic Village and Hartley Historic Site. Get outdoors at Pulpit Rock Lookout and The Three Sisters. Change things up with a short trip to Anvil Rock Lookout in Blue Mountains National Park (about 1h 55 min away).

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Blayney travel route app .

Blayney is just a short distance from Bathurst. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Carcoar.

Things to do in Blayney

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Hartley Historic Village, Blast Furnace Park, Cook Park, Hartley Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Hartley Historic Village ©
Hartley Historic Village
Hartley Historic Site ©
Hartley Historic Site

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Carcoar

Carcoar ©
Carcoar is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, in Blayney Shire. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Evans Crown and Carcoar Dam.

Plan a Carcoar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Carcoar is just a stone's throw from Blayney. You will leave for Cowra on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Carcoar

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Evans Crown
Highlights from your plan
Evans Crown ©
Evans Crown
Carcoar Dam ©
Carcoar Dam

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Cowra

Cowra ©
Cowra is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. You've now added Aussie Balloon Trek to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Japanese War Cemetery and War Memorial. Explore hidden gems such as McFeeters Motor Museum and Cowra Garrison Gates. Explore Cowra's surroundings by going to Grenfell (O'Brien's Lookout & Grenfell Visitor Information Centre), Forbes (Forbes Cemetery & Forbes Historical Museum) and Parkes (Memorial Hill Lookout, The Henry Parkes Centre, & more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Bellevue Hill Reserve and Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Cowra Rose Garden, and make a trip to Cowra Railway Station.

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You can drive from Carcoar to Cowra in an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Young.

Things to do in Cowra

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Parkes, Forbes, Grenfell, Aussie Balloon Trek
Highlights from your plan
Japanese War Cemetery ©
Japanese War Cemetery
McFeeters Motor Museum ©
McFeeters Motor Museum
The Henry Parkes Centre ©
The Henry Parkes Centre

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Young

Young
Young is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and the largest town in Hilltops Council. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Boorowa Courthouse Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Young vacation maker website .

Getting from Cowra to Young by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Boorowa.

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Boorowa

Boorowa
Boorowa is a farming town in the South West Slopes of New South Wales, Australia. For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boorowa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Young to Boorowa takes an hour. You will leave for Yass on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Boorowa

Museums Shopping

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Yass

Yass ©
Yass is a town in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Yass Valley Council. Garroorigang Historic Home and Riversdale National Trust Historic Homestead will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Tootsie and Jeir Creek Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Yass side-trips: Goulburn (Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum & Saints Peter and Paul's Old Cathedral) and Wee Jasper Reserves (in Wee Jasper).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yass itinerary planner .

Getting from Boorowa to Yass by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gundagai.

Things to do in Yass

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Goulburn, Wee Jasper Reserves, Jeir Creek Wines
Highlights from your plan

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Gundagai

Gundagai ©
Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gundagai Heritage Railway and Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture. Step off the beaten path and head to Gundagai Museum and Woolpack Inn Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gundagai: Cootamundra Heritage Centre (in Cootamundra) and National Museum of Australian Pottery (in Holbrook).

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gundagai vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Yass to Gundagai takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gundagai when traveling from Yass in May, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tumut.

Things to do in Gundagai

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Holbrook, Cootamundra Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Gundagai Heritage Railway ©
Gundagai Heritage Railway
Gundagai Museum ©
Gundagai Museum
Woolpack Inn Museum ©
Woolpack Inn Museum

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Tumut

Tumut ©
Tumut or is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, situated on the banks of the Tumut River.Tumut sits on the north-west foothills of the Snowy Mountains and is referred to as the gateway to the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Step off the beaten path and head to Sugar Pine Walk and Pioneer Women’s Hut. Get in touch with nature at Yarrangobilly Caves and Paddys River Falls. Explore Tumut's surroundings by going to Man from Snowy River Museum (in Corryong) and Tintaldra Store and Tea Rooms (in Tintaldra).

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tumut sightseeing app .

You can drive from Gundagai to Tumut in an hour. In May in Tumut, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cooma.

Things to do in Tumut

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Paddys River Falls, Sugar Pine Walk, Yarrangobilly Caves, Pioneer Women’s Hut, Man from Snowy River Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sugar Pine Walk ©
Sugar Pine Walk
Man from Snowy River Museum ©
Man from Snowy River Museum
Yarrangobilly Caves ©
Yarrangobilly Caves

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Cooma

Cooma ©
Cooma is a town in the south of New South Wales, Australia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Catholic Church and Bombala Railway Station. Get in touch with nature at Panboola Wetlands and Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk. Explore Cooma's surroundings by going to Pambula Beach (in Pambula Beach), Camel Rock (in Bermagui) and Merimbula (Short Point Recreation Reserve & Main Beach). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Corrective Services NSW Museum, hike along River Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Mount Gladstone Lookout, and take in the exciting artwork at Charles Davis Photography Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cooma trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Tumut to Cooma by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tumut in May: highs in Cooma hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cooma

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Merimbula, Bombala, Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, Camel Rock, Panboola Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
Corrective Services NSW Museum ©
Corrective Services NSW Museum
Panboola Wetlands ©
Panboola Wetlands
River Walk ©
River Walk

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