Ideally placed within easy reach of the Gold Coast and Brisbane, Ipswich in Queensland is a charming destination in its own right. These are some reasons why you should visit and also stay here.
It’s the ideal place for the whole family to enjoy fun times out in nature. Those staying at Ipswich hotels, QLD, can easily access Queens Park which offers lots of lush spaces, a playground for kids and animal encounters. Also popular are the Nerima Gardens and the Kholo Gardens which is perfect for picnics.
Art lovers can head to the Ipswich Art Gallery, which is housed within a heritage building just a short walk from Oaks Ipswich Aspire Suites. This award-winning gallery features more than 2,000 works including those by local artists as well as an activity area and exhibition for kids and complimentary workshops too.
Shopping & Dining
For some retail therapy and foodie adventures, head to the area called Top of Town. Encompassing the historical part of Brisbane Street, it’s home to a range of eclectic boutiques, vintage stores, restaurants and cafes. Highlights include the retail centre at the Old Flour Mill Building and Pumpyard Bar and Brewery.
One of the key attractions in Ipswich is the Workshops Rail Museum which provides insights into the region’s railway history. At the site, you can explore the captivating Timekeepers’ Building and the museum in the old boiler shop that has restored locomotives and the largest model railway in Queensland.