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Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020
Queanbeyan is a walkable, family-friendly neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and cafés. In addition to its friendly people, the neighbourhood has many charming qualities. You can experience some local art, or enjoy the natural beauty of the lake. Hotels in Queanbeyan provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Jerrabomberra area.
Attractions like National Gallery of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, and Museum of Australian Democracy can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Australian-American War Memorial, National Carillon, and Old Parliament House. Hours of family fun are waiting at Superkarts Go Karts, CSIRO Discovery Centre, and Canberra and Region Visitors Centre.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping and attending sporting events. Manuka Oval and Canberra Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like King's Park, Commonwealth Park, and Glebe Park. At Mount Ainslie, National Arboretum Canberra, and Stromlo Forest Park, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Kingston Mall, Kingston Shopping Centre, and Manuka Shopping Centre. Pialligo Estate, Canberra Centre, or Mount Majura Vineyard will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Australian War Memorial, National Museum of Australia, and Australian National Botanic Gardens. Australian Defence Force Academy, Questacon, and Anzac Parade are also favourite places to visit.
To venture out of town, take a train from Queanbeyan Railway Station.
The Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) airport is 7.1 km (4.4 miles) from Queanbeyan.