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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.

Australian Valentines getaways within driving distance

Australian Valentines getaways within driving distance

You could get your Valentine flowers and chocolate again this year, but we bet what they really want is to spend some quality time with you. Block out your weekend, choose one of these romantic road trips and enjoy some time away from it all with your special someone. Skip

Sam Ficek
10 Aussie road trips with the best views

10 Aussie road trips with the best views

Get your playlist and snacks sorted and round up the crew: it's time to take on a classic Aussie road trip!

Shannon Barker
Spring short break and day trip ideas – seven of the best for your city

Spring short break and day trip ideas – seven of the best for your city

We’ve rounded up a few of the best ideas for short breaks and day trips from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, to get you out and making the most of this glorious, too-brief season.

Shannon Barker
Epic drives from Melbourne

Epic drives from Melbourne

What comes to mind when you think of a dream road trip? Maybe you think of beaches, scenic drives, mountain ranges, winding your way through rainforests or wide open fields. What if we told you that you could have all of this and more when road tripping from Melbourne? Victoria

Shannon Barker
Best hikes near Adelaide

Best hikes near Adelaide

South Australia is renowned for its natural beauty and sweeping landscapes. As we enter the cooler months, there has never been a better time to dust off your walking boots and explore by foot.

Jessica Pilon-Summons
Best Day Trips from Melbourne - Post Lockdown

Best Day Trips from Melbourne - Post Lockdown

The appreciation we have at the moment for the great outdoors and the positive effect it can have on our mental and physical health is greater than it has ever been. In Japan this nature therapy is called Shinrin-Yoku or ‘Tree Bathing’. Clean fresh air, sunlight and greenery: these are

Sam Ficek
Great NSW Getaways For Shaking Off The Iso Blues

Great NSW Getaways For Shaking Off The Iso Blues

Most of us love chill time on the couch, but with restrictions easing, we’re all feeling like we’ve earned a getaway from binge-watching Netflix. We’ve put together some great ideas to inspire you to shake off the iso blues, and escape for one to two days around

Sam Ficek
Best hikes near Brisbane

Best hikes near Brisbane

Now that Summer is coming to a close, the weather has begun to cool enough for us to dust off those walking boots in the back of our cupboards and start planning our next weekend hikes. After long days spent at the beach or relaxing by the pool, it can

Shannon Barker