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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

Shannon Barker
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
Best Day Trips from Sydney

Best Day Trips from Sydney

Now more than ever before we have begun to look inward - not just at ourselves, but at our place in the world. For many of us, our worlds have become just that little bit smaller. This also includes our list of travel destinations. With overseas travel taking a backseat

Sam Ficek
Great Queensland Road Trips

Great Queensland Road Trips

We’ve put together some great Queensland getaways to inspire you to escape for one to two days around Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Jump to a section Day trips & fun city explorationsIf you’re after some fun things to do in a day, we’ve got you covered.

Sam Ficek
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