I couldn't choose between Gippsland's rail trails, so I cycled all of them.
To add some seaside to your Gippsland Lakes holiday head to Cape Conran and the Banksia Bluff campground with sites right on the beach.
Huge festival entices visitors to the seaside in winter.
What treasures lie within cavernous Skull Rock have largely been held secret, until now.
With glorious glamping, cosy bush breaks and lavish inner-city stays, there's something for everyone as Victoria begins to blossom once more.
Wine, wildlife, the coast, the bush, the best of local produce and then there's the serenity. Welcome to East Gippsland.
It's a fine place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the weekend, with or without kids in tow.
When one of the first things you see is the seafood leaping out of the ocean, you know you're in for some good meals.
This large part of Victoria, starting east of Melbourne and stretching all the way to the NSW border, is a diverse and rich region, with spectacular beaches, lakes, mountains and on offer.