Toukley (including Norah Head, Noraville, Wyrrabalong National Park, Budgewoi and Munmorah State Recreation Area) is a large holiday resort on the New South Wales Central Coast.
Woy Woy (including Ettalong, Umina, Ocean Beach and Koolewong) is a popular holiday and retirement destination on the Central Coast north of Sydney
Wyong (including Warnervale, Yarramalong, Kulnura, Bucketty, Jilliby and Dooralong) Major service centre on the Central Coast
Tucked away in the lush Ourimbah Valley, on the western edge of the NSW central coast, On Bumbles Creek is a rural property set in bushland adjacent to a rainforest sanctuary.
Ashleigh Bonner is hooked on an old fishing cottage on the Central Coast
With summer just around the corner, Ute Junker leaves no grain of sand unturned in her guide to the best beach towns on Australia's east coast.
If long-haul seems like a chore, there's a wealth of wonderful attractions just a short ride from Sydney and Melbourne, writes Anthony Dennis.
Lee Atkinson ventures off the Pacific Highway and uncovers some hidden gems on the road between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour.