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Travel guide Blue Mountains

A family holiday to Lithgow
By Rachel Power

One thing we learned on our family trip to Lithgow is that anything can happen in the Blue Mountains! Keep in mind that mountain weather can change quickly so pack accordingly.   While in Lithgow we stayed at the beautiful Majic Views Bed and Breakfast. More like our own little apartment than a normal B&B, this lovely place boasts two bedrooms and a massive spa with views that truly are majestic. The girls loved running around on the lush green grass and playing with Janda, the resident friendly black Labrador.   Our first stop was a trip to the glow worm tunnel and our kids loved the drive through the dark rock tunnel as it wound through the mountain. Walking down the valley through the rainforest was awesome, however the sight of a ferny creek flowing into the glow wo... Read more

Blue Mountains – World Heritage area
By Tourism NSW

Blue Mountains – World Heritage area The Blue Mountains are just 90 minutes drive from Sydney, the perfect short break from the cosmopolitan city. Most famous for the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park, this area is a great place to explore at a leisurely pace. The mountain air is fresh, waterfalls plunge into sandstone valleys thick with the eucalypt forests that create the blue haze. Elegant spa retreats and cosy B&Bs have serene valley views, there are golf courses and bushwalks and some of the best dining in the State. The adventurous will love this terrain where you can safely abseil, try canyoning or rock-climbing in pristine surrounds.    As a popular retreat for Sydneysiders for over a century, the Blue Mountains offers an excellent choice of accomm... Read more

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