Central Coast

This region is north of Sydney, bounded by the Hawkesbury River in the south, the Watagan Mountains in the west and the southern end of Lake Macquarie in the north. And it’s home to an amazing coastline, gorgeous national parks, laid-back coastal towns, countless lakes and beaches. Warning: most coffee shops close at 3 (laid-back coastal towns are called that for a reason).

Living on the North Shore, the Central Coast is one of my favorite day trip destination. Why go there when Sydney offers more than enough beaches? Well, find the answer here somewhere: