1. Blue Mountains
The foothills of the Blue Mountains are only 50 km from Sydney and are very accessible for a day trip or a few days..
5. Palm Beach
The sea side town of Palm Beach is about 40 km north of Sydney. The beaches have become famous due to area being a setting for "Home and Away".
6. Port Stephens
Port Stephens lies about 160 km North East of Sydney in the Hunter Region of New South Wales..
7. The Entrance
The Entrance is along the NSW Central Coast where the Pacific Ocean meets Tuggerah Lake..
8. Byron Bay
Byron Bay is located on the North East tip of New South Wales and is just 100 km south of Brisbane..