6 nearby weekend getaways we think you should visit!

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Fancy a glamorous weekend getaway that’s close to home? Then lucky for you, we’ve rounded up some pretty awesome options that are ideal for a blissed out break!

Sydney

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The Southern Highlands

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Nothing says a weekend away like romantic wineries, lush greenery and very little crowds. The Southern Highlands boasts all of this and is less than two hours drive from Sydney. Be sure to check out the two-hatted restaurant, Biota, for delectable meals made with fresh, local produce. And for boutique wine, you can’t go past Tertini Winery.

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Melbourne

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Daylesford

Take your pick of activities, food and drink at the sublime spa town of Daylesford. Whether it’s an indulgent spa treatment, scenic hike or a winery, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for!

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Perth

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Yallingup

Escape with a weekend sojourn to this relaxed town. Nestled in the Margaret River Region, Yallingup is known for it’s rugged coastline, pristine surf beaches, first-class wineries and boutique art galleries. It is a must visit!

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Brisbane

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Byron Bay

If you haven’t made the trip to Byron Bay yet, then you definitely should! From meandering through the local Byron Bay farmer’s markets, enjoying delicious cuisine to relaxing at a holistic spa retreat, this beachside paradise is the ideal spot for a weekend getaway.

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Adelaide

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Barossa Valley

With over 100 wineries, beautiful scenery and an abundance of premium restaurants, it is no surprise the Barossa Valley makes our list. The best part? It’s only an hour’s drive from Adelaide.

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Hobart

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Freycinet

Don’t spend another weekend on the couch! Instead, take a trip to the East Coast of Tasmania and explore the Freycinet National Park, which offers pink granite mountains, picturesque white beaches, coastal dunes and eucalypt forests.

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