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6 Reasons You Need a Getaway This Long Weekend

There’s nothing better than that Friday Feeling, especially with the car packed and full of fuel, ready to hit the road at 4:30pm on.the.dot. So when a long weekend approaches, there’s really only one option: get out of town!

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Where to Stay Near Metricon Stadium & Cbus Super Stadium

Footy season is back, and we're all excited to see who will win in the AFL and NRL Grand Finals. Whether you follow the NRL or are a die-hard AFL fan, there's no denying it's an exciting time for footy across the country.

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The Sites Edit

Tasmania may look small, but there are a plethora of sites and attractions scattered throughout the state. It’s hard to narrow it down (there’s so much to do and see!), but we’ve pulled together an organised outline of the “can’t miss” spots in our 4 favourite areas around TAS.

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The Wine Edit

Rolling vineyards, peaceful rivers and clear blue skies. Just another fine winter’s day in Tassie. You can grab a glass of delicious Tasmanian wine at the pub in the evening, but why not seize the sunshine and go straight to the source for a day in the vines? Check out...

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The Food Edit

At the end of a big day, there’s nothing more rewarding than tucking into a good, hearty feed. Whether you’re after great steak, fresh fish n chips or a classic parma, we know a pub for you.

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Our 5 Favourite Cuts of Steak and Where to Get Them

You know what he loves: hearty and delicious food, the perfect drink to match and the company of his favourite child(ren). If you’re not familiar with Graziers steaks, let us acquaint you:  high quality grain fed Australian beef sourced from premium grazing areas, making every piece tender, juicy and succulent.

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Our top 10 winter holiday destinations

Short days, cold nights and cups of tea on the couch. Sounds delightful, but it gets old after a while! Get a little pep in your step with a getaway to one of our top 10 winter destinations in Australia.

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Every Single Nightcap Hotel with a Kids Play Area

Looking for quality accommodation that’s fun for the whole family? We’ve got just the thing! Here’s a list of all Nightcap Hotels that have kids play areas, perfect for the little ones to entertain themselves while you enjoy your time away from home.

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10 of our favourite playgrounds to visit for a family-friendly getaway these school holidays

School Holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to step away from the daily grind and enjoy quality time with family. Travelling with children can get a little tricky at times, especially when you’re looking for somewhere that is entertaining for both kids and adults.

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Nightcap 3rd Birthday

It all started in 2015 when we decided to renovate over 1700 accommodation rooms across 85 locations throughout Australia. We wanted to offer good quality accommodation at a reasonable price. Our hotels already operated extensive restaurants, bars...

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How to make the most of Melbourne’s West

Melbourne is beautifully composed of multicultural suburbs coming together to create one big melting pot of people, food, shops and attractions. The best way to experience the city is to base yourself outside the CBD and get lost going to and fro.

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Beachside Bliss on the Outskirts of Melbourne CBD

Put your feet up because at the Sandringham Hotel, it’s easy to relax. Right on Port Phillip Bay, you have the inner coastline just outside your window, not to mention the popular shopping strip of Bay Road just around the corner.

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How to Visit Mornington Peninsula

Driving south of Melbourne, you’ll be greeted with a sparkling blue coastline as the Mornington Peninsula reaches your fingertips.

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Wine, Wildlife & Wilderness

When venturing east of the city, be sure to check out the Yarra Valley, staying amongst 4.5 hectares of natural bushland at Nightcap at York on Lilydale. You’ll be surrounded by the sounds of bellbirds, lush gardens, an on-site swimming pool and friendly staff to welcome you.

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From mountains to seaside: Travel Local in Victoria

Victoria is home to some of Australia’s most diverse landscapes. From vast mountain ranges filled with lush greenery and sky scraper trees as far as the eye can see, to sweeping coastlines lined with pristine beaches playing host to families spending their weekends jumping into waves.

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5 Movies filmed in Frankston that will surprise you!

Beach-side suburb, Frankston (VIC) has brought a touch of Hollywood to Victoria’s Mornington in a few local and international films that we bet you didn’t know about. From post-war drama to family adventure, and even action, this suburb has been graced with its fair share of air time.

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Pack Your Bags! 7 Fun Things to Do in Penrith That You Didn't Know Existed

Penrith, Australia, began as a humble town. It posed as a satellite village of the larger town nearby, Castlereagh, and was a staging post for a road that sprawled over the Blue Mountains.Today, however, is another story.

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Take in the Majestic Blue Mountains

It’s time to hit the road on The Local Trail in NSW to St Clair, on the outskirts of the spectacular Blue Mountains National Park. Get ready for a day of gorgeous landscapes, famous natural landmarks and mystical walks through the forest.

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What to See in The Shoalhaven Region

Your adventure begins on The Local Trail in NSW in Nowra at the heart of the Shoalhaven region. With the Shoalhaven River to the north and Jervis Bay to the south, you’re surrounded by beauty in this sweet little pocket of paradise.

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What To See With Three Days in Regional NSW

New South Wales is immensely diverse with national parks, a sprawling coastline and cute regional towns. There is so much to see and do in the entire state, it would be overwhelming to try to capture it all, so we’ve taken the liberty of curating a list of our favourite...

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Treat Yourself to Laid Back Beach Life

We’ve sent you to some pretty gorgeous spots in NSW already, but now it’s time to hit the beach and soak up that Aussie sunshine we’re so well known for.

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Embrace Laid Back Vibes on the Sunny Coast

Rise and shine! It’s time to head to our next destination: The Sunshine Coast. Like our last two stops on The Local Trail in SE QLD, the Sunny Coast offers stunning natural beauty, diverse wildlife, arts, culture and fun for the whole family.

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Explore Nature, Arts and History in Toowoomba

After a day (or more) in Mermaid Waters, The Local Trail in SE QLD takes you inland to explore the gorgeous scenery of the Queensland hinterland. Just over 2 hours’ drive from Mermaid Waters brings you to Toowoomba, Queensland’s largest inland city.

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Live It Up in Lively Gold Coast

The Gold Coast: where a lively city and tropical escape collide in the most harmonious way. It’s been a favourite destination for holidaymakers for years, so it’s no wonder this is your first stop on The Local Trail in South East Queensland.

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How to Spend Three Nights in SE Queensland

Have you been dreaming of the beach? We know we have. Crystal clear waters, soft sand between your toes, tropical cocktails in hand. Embark on The Local Trail in South East Queensland and you’ll experience this and so much more, right in your own backyard.

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Top Spots to Explore North of Cairns

The epicentre of Fair North Queensland is, without a doubt, Cairns. The Local Trail in Far North Queensland has you based here for the next few days, so settle in and make yourself comfortable. The biggest city in the area, and the most popular jumping-off point for all things Great...

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Become One with the Great Barrier Reef

Today on The Local Trail in Far North Queensland, we’re letting you take your pick from one of the many day trips to see the Great Barrier Reef. If you’re not that into a full day out to the reef, there are plenty of other leisurely activities and action sports...

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What You Must See in Far North Queensland

Ahhh, sweet, tropical Far North Queensland (or FNQ as it’s affectionately known). Lush rainforests, gorgeous beaches, national parks and, of course, the Great Barrier Reef. This region has been a favourite holiday destination of Australians and international tourists for decades, and it’s no wonder why.

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How to Make the Most out of Your Trip to South Australia

South Australia is home to some of the best wine, markets, museums and stunning natural beauties this country has to offer. Pack a bag, buckle up and join us as we take you on The Local Trail in South Australia.

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What to See and Do in Adelaide CBD

They call it the City of Churches, but Adelaide is so much more than that. As you join The Local Trail in South Australia, we’ll take you around the city to discover our favourite places, and who knows - maybe you’ll discover some of your own!

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Treat Yourself to a Lazy Beach Day

It wouldn’t be a proper holiday without a day at the beach. Luckily, greater Adelaide offers a number of sandy havens for you to choose from, and The Local Trail in South Australia highlights the best.

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What You Can’t Miss on a Day Trip to the Adelaide Hills

Today on The Local Trail in South Australia, we’ll take you a bit farther afield to the Adelaide Hills. Even the name sounds luxurious.

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What You Can’t Miss on a Trip to Hobart

This leg of The Local Trail in Tasmania offers 2 options for travelling from Launceston to Hobart. If you’re strapped for time or just want to hit the road, feel free to skip the scenic route and head down the guts on the 2.5 hour journey from Launceston to Hobart.

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How to Wine, Dine and Explore the Tamar Valley

As you find your way along The Local Trail in Tasmania, we’ll take you to the northern city of Launceston via the Tamar Valley, an area north of Launceston that’s renowned for food, wine and nature.

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Where to go When Based in Devonport

The Local Trail in Tasmania takes you to the northern town of Devonport. Well known as the starting (or ending, depending on how you look at it) point for the Spirit of Tasmania, Devonport is a bustling city at the edge of one of Tasmania’s most famous parklands: Cradle Mountain-Lake...

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How to Make the Most of Your Trip to Tassie

Tasmania is known for spectacular wilderness and some of the best produce in Australia (yes, that does include wine, beer and spirits). It’s incredible how much there is to explore on this island, and how easily accessible it all is. As they say, good things come in small packages.

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Beach, Wine or Caves? See it all when staying in Busselton

When you hit The Local Trail in WA, you'll start your journey 223 kilometres south of Perth with a one night stay in the popular coastal town of Busselton.

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Where to Get Lost in the City of Perth

As you continue on The Local Trail in WA to the city of Perth, you’ll cross over the Swan River and into the heart of the CBD. Spend two nights in the center of it all and enjoy everything this lively city has to offer.

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What to Explore Around Geraldton

Welcome to Bluff Point. When following The Local Trail in WA, you would have seen the sights of the sea on the drive from Perth and you will be well and truly acquainted with the roads of Western Australia.

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Why the West Coast is the Best Coast in Australia

Welcome to Western Australia, the largest state of Australia covering more than 2.5 million square kilometres. Home to some of the most stunning coastlines in the world, true wilderness and vast open space, it's a place like no other.

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10 Romantic Experiences in Australia over New Year

Are you spending New Year in Australia? We got you covered with the most romantic things to do over New Year! 

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The Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Adelaide

Looking for things to do in Adelaide? Places to visit, where to eat or where to stay? Look no further! We got you covered with our ultimate list of the best things to do in Adelaide! 

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Discover the Best of Greater Melbourne Suburbs

Looking for Activity and Accommodation in Melbourne? Nightcap Hotels got you covered! Check our Top Picks below and experience the best of Melbourne!

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5 Places to Visit in Queensland this Summer Holiday

More than 26 million domestic and international tourists make the trek to visit Queensland every year. Are you planning to join them this summer holiday?

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10 Best Experiences in Busselton

Busselton is a charming coastal town located on the South-West tip of Western Australia, considered by many as the gateway to the Margaret River region. The area is perhaps most famous for its 2km-long wooden jetty and the serene waters of  Graphene Bay.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Nowra 2019

Located in the south of beautiful New South Wales, Nowra is a lively town surrounded by scenic countryside views. The region is famed for some of the most unspoiled destinations you will find south of Sydney.

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