You don’t have to travel far and wide to experience the best regions in Brisbane!

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway near Brisbane, and you’re ready to explore the outdoors – options are aplenty. Travel at your own pace, sleep amongst nature, and try hiring a campervan: it’s the perfect way to get out of the house for a drive across the Sunshine State.

To get you going, we’ve put together the top 5 must-see destinations North and South of Brisbane.

Let’s get started…


Brisbane to Glass House Mountains

A short, one-hour drive north of Brisbane will bring you to the Glass House Mountains. They are a cluster of 13 hills that rise from the coastal plane and basically stick out like a sore thumb. They are an awe-inspiring collection which offer the perfect opportunity for hiking or just gazing at them. There is an Indigenous mythology behind the cluster which explains how they were created. Get ready to pack your trail mix, lace up your hiking boots, and hit the tracks!

After somewhere to stay? There are lots of camping grounds near Glass House Mountains to set up shop for the night. One of the closer ones called Glass House Mountains Caravan and Camping Park which is a great place to stop if you’re climbing the mountains.


Which is the easiest Glass House mountain to climb?

Out of the 13 mountains, Mount Ngungun is the easiest to climb. There’s a clear trail to follow, plus you won’t need to pack any additional equipment – though we w