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Dust off your bell bottoms and fire up the record player, because we’re embarking on a groovy getaway through Victoria’s hottest retro hotels. These vibrant havens aren’t just whimsical throwbacks; they’re living testaments to architectural trends, cultural shifts, and the enduring charm of a bygone era. Ditch the sterile monotony of modern accommodations and prepare to be transported to a world where neon lights illuminate geometric facades, and every corner whispers stories of the past.
In a prestigious nod to natural beauty and historical significance, a towering River Red Gum tree, affectionately known as “The Big Tree,” has claimed the title of 2023 Victorian Tree of the Year. The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) bestowed this honour upon the ancient Eucalyptus camaldulensis, which has graced the Midland Highway near Guildford for more than five centuries.
Situated on Wadawarrung Country on Victoria’s surf coast, Torquay is a town crammed between spectacular surf beaches, farmland, and the urban sprawl of regional centre, Geelong. The town is known for the annual Rip Curl Pro which happens at nearby Bells Beach every April, when the town bursts at the seams with surfers and surf fans alike.

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It can be hard to search through them all to find the one, so we’ve sourced the best Airbnb in Tasmania for you and put them all in one spot to make it easy for you. Now we just need that bloody COVID to go away and we can explore the rest of Australia like we did before.
Cradle Mountain is an epic spot full of adventure, places to eat, things to see, and spots to take a load off.
Explore the best that the Apple Isle has to offer while resting your head at these amazing Airbnbs around the state.

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Broken Hill is one of Australia's great outback towns, with a plethora of things to do. These are the best things to do in Broken Hill, Silverton, and the surrounding area.
The first section of the new Snowies Alpine Walk in Kosciuszko National Park is open. Situated in Monero Ngarigo Country, the entire hiking trail will be a 55km, 4-day adventure across the alpine area and connecting the resorts of Guthega, Charlotte Pass, Perisher, and Lake Crackenback. The entire project is expected to be completed in late 2023.
It’s not long now until Sydney bolts out of lockdown, and back into exploring regional New South Wales. And when you do that, Riparide is right there waiting for you with some of the most epic places to stay in the state. Given there are so many great places to choose from, you can create your own bucket lists on Riparide, so you can save the ones that look the best, and narrow it down until you find that perfect escape.

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Dust off your bell bottoms and fire up the record player, because we’re embarking on a groovy getaway through Victoria’s hottest retro hotels. These vibrant havens aren’t just whimsical throwbacks; they’re living testaments to architectural trends, cultural shifts, and the enduring charm of a bygone era. Ditch the sterile monotony of modern accommodations and prepare to be transported to a world where neon lights illuminate geometric facades, and every corner whispers stories of the past. Architecture, Retro, Victoria, Trip, Hotel, The Locals, Lodges, Getaways, Facade
The Best Retro Hotels in Victoria
Dust off your bell bottoms and fire up the record player, because we’re embarking on a groovy getaway through Victoria’s hottest retro hotels. These vibrant havens aren’t just whimsical throwbacks; they’re living testaments to architectural trends, cultural shifts, and the enduring charm of a bygone era. Ditch the sterile monotony of modern accommodations and prepare to be transported to a world where neon lights illuminate geometric facades, and every corner whispers stories of the past.
In a prestigious nod to natural beauty and historical significance, a towering River Red Gum tree, affectionately known as “The Big Tree,” has claimed the title of 2023 Victorian Tree of the Year. The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) bestowed this honour upon the ancient Eucalyptus camaldulensis, which has graced the Midland Highway near Guildford for more than five centuries. Nature, Gum, Ancient, Century, Tree, Victorian, Natural Beauty, Wonder, Eucalyptus
'The Big Tree' Wins Victorian Tree of the Year
In a prestigious nod to natural beauty and historical significance, a towering River Red Gum tree, affectionately known as “The Big Tree,” has claimed the title of 2023 Victorian Tree of the Year. The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) bestowed this honour upon the ancient Eucalyptus camaldulensis, which has graced the Midland Highway near Guildford for more than five centuries.
Situated on Wadawarrung Country on Victoria’s surf coast, Torquay is a town crammed between spectacular surf beaches, farmland, and the urban sprawl of regional centre, Geelong. The town is known for the annual Rip Curl Pro which happens at nearby Bells Beach every April, when the town bursts at the seams with surfers and surf fans alike. Urban, Country, Surfers, Centre, Beach, Regional, Restaurant, Cafe Bar
Torquay's Best Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars
Situated on Wadawarrung Country on Victoria’s surf coast, Torquay is a town crammed between spectacular surf beaches, farmland, and the urban sprawl of regional centre, Geelong. The town is known for the annual Rip Curl Pro which happens at nearby Bells Beach every April, when the town bursts at the seams with surfers and surf fans alike.
The world-renowned tourist destination, the Twelve Apostles, is about to get even more captivating as it prepares to welcome Australia’s largest hot springs experience. The upcoming attraction, known as The 12 Apostles Hot Springs & Resort, has received unprecedented approvals to provide visitors with a unique natural bathing experience, accompanied by multiple food and beverage outlets and a luxurious 150-room wellness resort. Landscape Designs, Instagram, Outside Living, Luxury Cabin, Landscape Design, Resort, Resort Villa
A Hot Springs and Wellness Resort Is Coming to the Great Ocean Road
The world-renowned tourist destination, the Twelve Apostles, is about to get even more captivating as it prepares to welcome Australia’s largest hot springs experience. The upcoming attraction, known as The 12 Apostles Hot Springs & Resort, has received unprecedented approvals to provide visitors with a unique natural bathing experience, accompanied by multiple food and beverage outlets and a luxurious 150-room wellness resort.
A few years ago it was determined that staying in a good old-fashioned tent wasn’t the way to go—we needed to take it up a notch. And with that, glamping was born. Not only can you buy yourself a top-notch bell tent from operators such as Homecamp and set it up where you like, but there are a vast array of great destinations that have glamping tents set up and ready for you to book. Travel, Glamping, Tents, Destinations, Tent, Glamping Tents, Tent Glamping, Go Glamping
The Best Places For Glamping in Victoria
A few years ago it was determined that staying in a good old-fashioned tent wasn’t the way to go—we needed to take it up a notch. And with that, glamping was born. Not only can you buy yourself a top-notch bell tent from operators such as Homecamp and set it up where you like, but there are a vast array of great destinations that have glamping tents set up and ready for you to book.
Autumn, in my opinion, is the most beautiful time of year. There’s a bit of crispness to the air in the morning, I actually don’t mind a light morning and an early fall of night, and of course, the autumn leaves turning to orange and red throughout autumn is pure magic. There are plenty of amazing places to see autumn leaves around Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania, and the rest of Australia for that matter, so it’s definitely worth planning a road trip really soon. Places, Wales, Autumn, Early Fall, Autumn Leaves, Places To See, Fall, Amazing Places
Why Marysville Is the Best Place to See Autumn Leaves
Autumn, in my opinion, is the most beautiful time of year. There’s a bit of crispness to the air in the morning, I actually don’t mind a light morning and an early fall of night, and of course, the autumn leaves turning to orange and red throughout autumn is pure magic. There are plenty of amazing places to see autumn leaves around Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania, and the rest of Australia for that matter, so it’s definitely worth planning a road trip really soon.
Fancy a bit of gold prospecting? Well, grab a metal detector, a bag, a hat, some sunscreen and read on for the best places to find gold around Victoria. Metal, Fancy, Gold, Victorian Gold, The Good Place, Bag
The Best Places to Prospect For Gold in Victoria
Fancy a bit of gold prospecting? Well, grab a metal detector, a bag, a hat, some sunscreen and read on for the best places to find gold around Victoria.
Broken Hill is one of Australia's great outback towns, with a plethora of things to do. These are the best things to do in Broken Hill, Silverton, and the surrounding area. Best, Hills, Good Things, Silverton, Outback, Things To Do, Towns
The Best Things to Do in Broken Hill
Broken Hill is one of Australia's great outback towns, with a plethora of things to do. These are the best things to do in Broken Hill, Silverton, and the surrounding area.
If you're looking for a great Airbnb in regional Victoria, we have you completely covered. Interior, Rum, Design, Inspo, Modern, Tallit, Haus
The Best Airbnbs in Regional Victoria
If you're looking for a great Airbnb in regional Victoria, we have you completely covered.
The tallest mountains in Victoria are a sight to behold. Nestled in the heart of the Victorian Alps and the Great Dividing Range, these majestic peaks tower above the surrounding landscape, reaching up towards the sky like some kind of natural monument to the sheer power of Mother Nature. Sky, Mother Nature, Tall, Mountains, In The Heart
The Tallest Mountains in Victoria
The tallest mountains in Victoria are a sight to behold. Nestled in the heart of the Victorian Alps and the Great Dividing Range, these majestic peaks tower above the surrounding landscape, reaching up towards the sky like some kind of natural monument to the sheer power of Mother Nature.
The first section of the new Snowies Alpine Walk in Kosciuszko National Park is open. Situated in Monero Ngarigo Country, the entire hiking trail will be a 55km, 4-day adventure across the alpine area and connecting the resorts of Guthega, Charlotte Pass, Perisher, and Lake Crackenback. The entire project is expected to be completed in late 2023. Adventure, National Parks, Resorts, Outdoor, Lake, Alpine, Snowy Mountains
Snowies Alpine Walk: Everything You Need to Know
The first section of the new Snowies Alpine Walk in Kosciuszko National Park is open. Situated in Monero Ngarigo Country, the entire hiking trail will be a 55km, 4-day adventure across the alpine area and connecting the resorts of Guthega, Charlotte Pass, Perisher, and Lake Crackenback. The entire project is expected to be completed in late 2023.
Marysville in Victoria comes alive in autumn, and is one of the best places in Australia to see autumn leaves as they change colour. Marysville, Natural Landmarks, Landmarks
Why Marysville Is The Best Place To See Autumn Leaves
Marysville in Victoria comes alive in autumn, and is one of the best places in Australia to see autumn leaves as they change colour.
Some of the tallest trees you'll find in Victoria. Tall Trees, Discover, Beautiful
Where To Find The Tallest Trees In Victoria
Victoria is filled with beautiful national parks, filled with rivers, ferns, creatures, and, of course, tall trees. The tallest tree every recorded in Victoria was found near Healesville. The ‘Ferguson Tree’ was discovered in 1872, and was measured at more than 132.6 metres (435 feet).
It’s been a tough couple of years for Victorians, and especially those in Melbourne, who have clocked up almost a year’s worth of days in lockdown. So, as we approach ‘freedom day’, it’s worth thinking about an escape to regional Victoria, and Riparide is there waiting for you. Given there are so many great places to choose from, you can create your own bucket lists on Riparide, so you can save the ones that look the best, and narrow it down until you find that perfect escape. Bucket Lists, Bucket List, Melbourne, Great Places, Worth, Explore
The Best Riparide Stays In Victoria
It’s been a tough couple of years for Victorians, and especially those in Melbourne, who have clocked up almost a year’s worth of days in lockdown. So, as we approach ‘freedom day’, it’s worth thinking about an escape to regional Victoria, and Riparide is there waiting for you. Given there are so many great places to choose from, you can create your own bucket lists on Riparide, so you can save the ones that look the best, and narrow it down until you find that perfect escape.
It’s not long now until Sydney bolts out of lockdown, and back into exploring regional New South Wales. And when you do that, Riparide is right there waiting for you with some of the most epic places to stay in the state. Given there are so many great places to choose from, you can create your own bucket lists on Riparide, so you can save the ones that look the best, and narrow it down until you find that perfect escape. New South Wales, Greats
The Best Riparide Stays In New South Wales
It’s not long now until Sydney bolts out of lockdown, and back into exploring regional New South Wales. And when you do that, Riparide is right there waiting for you with some of the most epic places to stay in the state. Given there are so many great places to choose from, you can create your own bucket lists on Riparide, so you can save the ones that look the best, and narrow it down until you find that perfect escape.