Families will find kid-friendly activities in Forrest, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and shopping. Welcoming and walkable, this city will delight tourists with its forests, bars, and coffeehouses. Top sights around the area include Parliament House, Old Parliament House, and National Gallery of Australia.
- You'll find 105 Expedia hotels and other accommodation choices in the larger area of Canberra
- The closest major airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) 6 from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in Forrest
Popular places to visit in the area include Parliament House, Old Parliament House, and National Gallery of Australia. Additionally, in the area you'll find National Museum of Australia and Australian War Memorial. As you plan your vacation, you'll find 3 hotels and other accommodations to pick from in Forrest.
- Rydges Capital Hill - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Capital Hill have access to a restaurant and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to public transit.
- Forrest Hotel and Apartments - This 3.5-star motel in Capital Hill features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Our customers like its helpful staff and overall value.
Outside of the city, popular places to visit include Australian National Botanic Gardens located 3 mi (4.7 from the city center and Telstra Tower which is 3.2 mi (5.2 away.
Dressing for Forrest
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 82°F and the nighttime average to be 49°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 70°F during the day and 34°F at night
- July through September averages 63°F during the day and 34°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 79°F during the day and 42°F at night
- About 22.80 inches of rain falls on Forrest each year
- Hottest months are usually January and January with an average temperature of 81°F while the coldest months are July and July with an average of 34°F