9 days in Springwood & Canberra Itinerary

9 days in Springwood & Canberra Itinerary

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9 days in Springwood & Canberra Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Springwood
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Springwood

Springwood ©
Springwood is a town in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Springwood: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass, Lincoln's Rock, & more) and Leura (The Nook, Leura Cascades, & more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Springwood route planner.

Sydney to Springwood is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect slightly colder evenings in Springwood when traveling from Sydney in September, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Springwood

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Rick Rutherford's Country, Hillbilly Cider
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Birdwood Gully Park ©
Birdwood Gully Park
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, get curious at Questacon, get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint, and explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra road trip tool .

Drive from Springwood to Canberra in 3.5 hours. In September, Canberra is slightly colder than Springwood - with highs of 20°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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