City Scoop: Toowoomba

13 May 2015

At its heart Toowoomba is a country town rich with quality people, homely settings and a blossoming wildlife that make you want to stay longer.

Get the scoop on how to spend your time in Toowoomba with this short, but very informative guide guaranteed to give you a local's knowledge.

 Lake Annand Park in Toowoomba (image: Toowoomba Regional Council)

Eat

Primal Pantry - This new paleo-inspired cafe serves delicious healthy meals. It’s always on my must-visit list when you get to Toowoomba. A must-try is the salmon!

After Dark

The Spotted Cow - At this popular pub you are always guaranteed to run into someone you know, and it has a really good vibe out the back.

Play

Lake Annand Park - The lake recreation area is a lovely spot for a picnic, or a walk (people love taking their dogs) and a cycle around the lake if you’re more of an active type.

 Walking through the Bunya Mountains National Park

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Day Trip

Bunya Mountains National Park - Locals begin going to the national park as children and almost everyone has a fond memory or two of it. There are lots of walking tracks and some really cool places to explore. It's a beautiful and very peaceful place.

Secret Tip

Insider info - Toowoomba prides itself on serving some of the best brekkies in Queensland. Don’t just settle for a cuppa – fill up for the day ahead at one of the many local cafes.

Why I love Toowoomba…

“It’s a beautiful town full of parks, gardens, blossoming flowers and friendly people. There are copious outdoor spots for active outings that keep me very busy." Emilee Cherry, Qantas Women’s Sevens rugby player.

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