Huge rooms and a fantastic restaurant should make Melbourne and Sydneysiders reconsider weekend getaway options.
From city staycations to a plethora of chic country and coastal retreats, Victorians looking for a short break are spoilt for choice.
Need a rapid recharge? Plug yourself in to our state-by-state guide to the latest exhilarating mini-breaks.
Hidden CBD gems, secret sanctuaries by pretty beaches and gastronomic getaways: premier destinations for the perfect holiday.
National Gallery of Victoria's Director, Tony Ellwood shares his favourite getaway spot.
Long known for its folk festival, Port Fairy is increasingly celebrated for its food scene.
The heat is always on in the Sunshine State, but from inner Brisbane to the glorious coast, there's no shortage of cool places to stay.
Queensland Ballet's Artistic Director Li Cunxin shares his favourite getaway spot.
If a pumphouse on a lake tickles your fancy, then travel down to Tassie, where you'll find this and other terrific island getaways.
Gourmet Farmer Matthew Evans shares his favourite getaway spot.
Vineyard stays, sea-lion safaris, tree-top walks and truffle sourcing: serious hotspots that make it worth going the distance.
Head Chef and Proprietor of Africola Resturant in Adelaide, Duncan Welgemoed, shares his favourite getaway spot.