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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.

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
12 tips from a local for exploring Sydney on a budget

12 tips from a local for exploring Sydney on a budget

Skip the queues and expensive tourist traps and explore Sydney like a local.

Shannon Barker
12 free things to do in Brisbane

12 free things to do in Brisbane

Save your cash for something else and explore Queensland's capitol for nothing. From free gigs to art exhibitions and picnics with a view, Brisbane has something for everyone.

Shannon Barker
Roll along one of these Sydney bike paths

Roll along one of these Sydney bike paths

See the best of Sydney on two wheels with one of the best bike paths for everyone from lycra-clad enthusiasts to beginner cyclists.

Shannon Barker
19 of the best free things to do in Sydney this weekend

19 of the best free things to do in Sydney this weekend

Looking for some of the best fun, free things to do in Sydney this weekend? We’ve planned out two awesome road trips for you to see the best of of Sydney.

Maryse Dubois