Compact and packed with plenty to see and do, Victoria has something to offer all times of travellers. The short travel times between regions make short coastal road trips or day trips from Melbourne perfect ways to explore the state.

If you are not sure where to begin, start with our Victoria Travel Guide and the explore more things to see and do in Victoria below.

aerial view of beaches in Victoria along the coastline on Great Ocean Road in Port Campbell National Park

Best Beaches in Victoria: From Tranquil Bays to Surfing Hotspots

Paula MorganOct 3, 2023

Today we are highlighting some of the best beaches in Victoria. With its long coastline stretching from the New South Wales border to the South…

Peninsula Hot Springs Aerial credit Tourism Victoria

How to Choose an Awesome Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs Tour

Paula MorganSep 20, 2023

If you’re looking for a relaxing day trip from the city of Melbourne, a Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs tour might be just what you need.…

Victorian roads Australia

14 Fabulous Road trips from Melbourne

Paula MorganAug 15, 2023

These road trips from Melbourne are perfect if you are looking for places to visit near Melbourne by car, whether you have a day or…

Mornington Peninsula rock pool

Things to do on the Mornington Peninsula in 2023

Paula MorganAug 10, 2023

The comprehensive guide covers all the best things to do on the Mornington Peninsula. From hiking well-known paths like the Millionaires Walk to strolling the…

Tram in Melbourne

Free Things to do in Melbourne 30+ Ideas

PaulaAug 2, 2023
There are plenty of free things to do in Melbourne, whether it’s exploring the street art, visiting a museum, or checking out the gardens.
Twelve Apostles at sunrise, amazing natural landscape of Great Ocean Road, Australia.

2 Day Great Ocean Road Itinerary

PaulaJun 22, 2023
Our 2 day Great Ocean Road Itinerary takes you on one of the most iconic drives in Australia. The jewel of the journey, the 12 Apostles, is a must-see.
People in historical dress at Sovereign Hill Ballarat

7 of the Most Popular Melbourne Day Trips

PaulaJun 18, 2023
Which are the best Melbourne day trips? These 8 days out will add something special to your Melbourne holiday so start planning.
Gembrook puffing billy

Gembrook – More than the home of Puffing Billy

Paula MorganJun 18, 2023

Gembrook village is off the beaten path and will end your search for an easy, interesting and fun day trip from Melbourne that’s not another…

Melbourne City Skyline

Where to Stay in Melbourne – Best Areas for Visitors

PaulaJun 12, 2023
Trying to decide where to stay in Melbourne? We share the best neighbourhoods and what you need to consider before you book.
Stunning Australian bush landscape scenic from a mountain top in the Grampians National Park

Easy Guide to the Balconies in Grampians National Park

PaulaJun 12, 2023
The Balconies Grampians National Park is an awesome site. It’s natural beauty at its finest, and it's relatively easy to reach too!

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Whether you’re planning a weekend camping trip or an extended road trip, a relaxing beach holiday, or an action-packed city break, you can find every type of holiday with Australia’s borders. Our detail packed state travel guides will help you start planning your next escape.