9 Beautiful Parks in Sydney You Should Visit

Despite Sydney’s strong population growth in recent times, Australia’s most beautiful city is still home to a great number of parks.

Sydney has always had a love affair with the outdoors and the best way to enjoy that outside breeze, fresh air and sunshine is by visiting one of the many parks located in and around the city.

To help you find a destination park where you can wander around, enjoy scenic views or have a picnic, we’ve come up with a list of 9 beautiful parks in Sydney.

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15 Great Things to Do in the Blue Mountains

Things to do in the Blue Mountains

Millions of people each year head to Sydney’s west to visit the Blue Mountains. Loved by tourists and local Sydney-siders alike, the Blue Mountains region is one of the most popular day and weekend destinations in New South Wales.

Countless walking tracks, beautiful waterfalls, deep valleys and canyons, thriving rainforests and numerous lookout points with breathtaking views, the Blue Mountains truly has something for everyone.

To help you decide where to go and how best to spend your time in this beautiful national park, we have come up with an extensive list of best things to do in the Blue Mountains.

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19 Best Hikes in and Around Sydney

Best hikes in Sydney
Looking for new ideas and inspiration to go out hiking in Sydney?
We have listed the 19 best hikes in and around Sydney, from comfortable and scenic coastal walks, to exciting and adventurous bushwalks.

Hiking in Sydney is the best way to fully enjoy and appreciate the sheer beauty of this great city. You can walk the beaches, the mountains, the bush, and of course the magnificent Sydney Harbour.

With Sydney’s near perfect climate, you can literally go outside and conquer a scenic walking trail any time of year. And with so many different walks to choose from, there will always be a new walking track to discover.

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15 Best Blue Mountains Walks

Best Blue Mountains walks
Looking for the best hikes in the Blue Mountains?
We have outlined the 15 best walking tracks in the Blue Mountains, from short family-friendly trails, to challenging multi-day bushwalks.

The Blue Mountains is a true paradise for bushwalkers with literally hundreds of beautiful hikes to choose from. Some of these walking tracks have been around for more than a century, while others have only been opened to the public in recent years.

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15 Great Dog Friendly Walks in Sydney

Sydney dog friendly walks

We all know that Sydney is home to a great number of beautiful hikes, ranging from adventurous and sometime challenging bushwalks, to short and scenic coastal trails.

Sadly though, dogs are not allowed into most of Sydney’s National Parks, not even on a lead, which means they’re missing out on great scenery and exciting walking tracks.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t go out hiking with your four-legged companion. We have selected some of the best dog friendly walks in and around Sydney where both you and your furry friend are more than welcome to enjoy the great outdoors together.

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10 Best Waterfalls in and Around Sydney

Best waterfalls in Sydney

Sydney has a lot to offer when it comes to beautiful natural scenery. The coastline, the beaches, the mountains, the valleys, as a Sydney-sider you have an endless amount of options for great day trips to undertake.

Chasing waterfalls is a fun way to go out and about and discover the beauty and variety of Sydney’s national parks. To help you get inspired, we have selected ten of the prettiest waterfalls in and around Sydney that you can get very close to.

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19 Great Day Trips from Sydney

19 Best day trips from Sydney

No matter how beautiful Sydney is, sometimes we just want to escape the city for a nice day trip, discovering beautiful destinations we haven’t been to before.

With a beautiful and long coastline, and so many different national parks surrounding the city, there really isn’t any shortage of great day trips from Sydney.

We’ve gone ahead and had a closer look at some of these destinations, and have shortlisted 19 of the best things to see and do outside our beautiful city.

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15 Things to Do in Sydney on a Rainy Day

Indoor things to do in Sydney on a rainy day

Sydney has a near perfect climate, with pleasant daytime temperatures in winter, and long warm days during the summer months. And best of all, the sun always shines in Sydney. Or does it?

Believe it or not, Sydney actually experiences on average 100 rainy days per year, with an average yearly rainfall of more than 1200 mm. Compared to other Australian cities, those statistics aren’t too bad, but for some of us they may still come as a surprise.

So what do the outdoor-loving locals do on those rainy days in Sydney when we can’t go outside without getting soaked?

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How to Spend a Day in the Blue Mountains (6 Day Trip Itineraries by Car and Train)

Blue Mountains day trip itineraries by car and train

Sydney’s most popular weekend destination, the Blue Mountains, is home to countless walking tracks, beautiful sights, scenic waterfalls and trendy towns.

With so many things to see and do in the Blue Mountains, it can be challenging for first-time visitors to work out where to go in one day.

In this article we are sharing different Blue Mountains day trip itineraries by car, by train, or alternatively, by organised day tour.

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20 Best Lookouts in Sydney with Beautiful Views

Best lookouts in Sydney with scenic views

With an amazing city skyline, several unique landmarks, and lots of beautiful natural sights, Sydney has no shortage of scenic lookouts that offer breathtaking views.

What’s more, Sydney has a near-perfect climate, which makes going out to visit these lookout points a fun and adventurous thing to do.

Whether you’re a first-time tourist or a seasoned local, there are always more lookouts to discover in and around Australia’s most beautiful city.

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