The once sleepy shores of this mid north coastal NSW town are now buzzing with creativity.
It may be one of the country's most boring travel route but these five spots along the way are worth a stop.
From historical homesteads and wildlife retreats to harbourside views and seaside sanctuaries, there are plenty of ways to discover the charming landscapes of NSW and the ACT.
This 26 kilometre coastal walk is a bit of a slog but it's worth it for the sheer magnificence of the views.
Noticing the look of dread on my face, Silvia tries to reassure me. "If you don't want to be bothered by the spirits, just tell them," she says. "They're very respectful."
It's been a baptism of fire and COVID-19 for many businesses on the stunning Sapphire Coast. But now, blue skies are ahead.
Looking to experience Sydney's wow factor? Then this might be the package for you.
Beaches, mountains, caves and rivers; this state has it all. From outback New South Wales to the bustling, bright capital, from the north coast to south coast; there is nothing that will disappoint. Hop on a train, go for a drive; no matter how you choose to see it, Australia's most populous state is a long-standing favourite among travellers local and abroad.