Where is Toowoomba?
Discovering Toowoomba will be simple once you've picked up your rental car. But before you touch down in an unfamiliar place, it's always handy to know a bit of background info about the area.
Toowoomba is located 65 miles to the west of Brisbane, a well-known city.
Facts and stats intrigue you? Want to know roughly how many people live in this part of Darling Downs before you head off on your day trip? At last count, the population was 130,000.
What are the major attractions in Toowoomba?
Adventure is waiting just around the bend at Queens Park. It's one attraction you'll find on most travelers' to-do lists. The City Golf Club and Laurel Bank Park are also a stone's throw away and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near Toowoomba?
Make sure you have enough gas in the tank, because Chapel Hill is well worth a detour. Located 60 miles from Toowoomba, it's home to some wonderful attractions, such as Queen Street Mall and the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. If you're still in the mood for a bit of sightseeing, consider punching The Gap into your GPS. This delightful destination also offers some worthwhile sights like Roma Street Parkland and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, and it's only 60 miles away.