If you want to plan a unique and unforgettable but relaxing and stress-free vacation in Australia, you’ll love Stanthorpe. Not only will you find beautiful and comfortable accommodation in Stanthorpe at Boulevard Motel, but you’ll also find a lot of gorgeous natural attractions, historical sites, and plenty to see and do around Stanthorpe. When you stay here, you won’t want to miss…
The Granite Belt
It’s hard to pick out what you should make time to see around the Granite Belt, as it is full of gorgeous sights and natural attractions. This area is stitched together by a patchwork of gorgeous national parks, and it stands apart from other areas in Queensland for its large granite rocks (for which it was named) and its spectacular flowers, wineries, and apple orchards. When you stay in a Stanthorpe hotel, you’ll have something beautiful to see in every direction you head.
Of course, natural attractions aren’t the only thing to bring you to Stanthorpe. This quiet and beautiful town was first founded as a tin mining town in 1872, and it has a rich cultural history that’s beautifully displayed at the Stanthorpe Museum. Rated one of the very finest country museums in all of Australia, the Stanthorpe Museum is definitely a must-see spot. In fact, some of the older buildings in the area have been relocated to the museum to better display them.
A tour of the whole place will take at least a couple of hours, and there’s plenty for everyone to be fascinated by. Kids love that they are actually allowed to touch some of the displays, and the whole layout of the museum is beautiful and inviting.
Storm King Dam
If you’re looking for a quiet place for a picnic and to do some bird-watching, it doesn’t get much better than Storm King Dam. There are numerous species of water birds in the area, including pelicans, and if you’re up for a bit of fishing, there are a lot of different species of fish, as well, including silver and golden perch, murray cod, and river black fish.
Granite Belt Bike Tours
Whether you’re an accomplished cyclist or you’ve never ridden more than a few miles in your life, you’ll love the tour and rental options from Granite Belt Bicycle Tours & Hire. You can choose to rent bicycles for a few hours or the whole day, or you can get guided tours of some of the most beautiful wine country in the world in the Granite Belt area.
Sutton’s Juice Factory
Want to sample some of the finest apple juice in Australia (and all of the world)? Stop in and see where the magic happens at Sutton’s Juice Factory, which is also a cidery and distillery, and which has a lovely café that you and your kids will both love.
Here, you’ll learn that apple juice has different varietals, just like wine and you can sample apple ciders, juices, and even apple brandy, too. Plus, you can pick your own apples here and enjoy them when you get back to your motel in Stanthorpe.
When you visit this area, you’ll want to choose the best Stanthorpe accommodation, of course, and you’ll find it at the Boulevard Motel. All of the rooms are beautifully refurbished with accommodations for two to five people. Amenities include electric blankets, en-suite baths, wireless broadband, coffee and tea facilities, and much more. And, with the motel’s gorgeous location nestled against the Quart Pot Creek, you’ll find yourself feeling relaxed and refreshed starting from the moment you arrive.