Squeezing in 2 Days in Armidale
Got only two days to tour Armidale? No problem!
When there’s just so much to do in Armidale and you can’t figure out how you will be able to maximise your two days’ stay, let us help you! In this article, we give you some practical tips. Make the most out of your day and even your nights so you can say, “That 2 days spent in Armidale was so worth it!”
Remember: planning is key
Firstly, have a diary handy. Are time constraints preventing you from planning your trip to Armidale? Fret not as we at Club Motel Armidale will be able to guide you as soon as you arrive.
Book your Armidale accommodation with us so you don’t have to worry about the most important aspect of your tour – where to stay. As soon as you are settled at your accommodation Armidale, feel free to consult with our friendly staff members on how you intend to spend your day. We can suggest what activities you can do for the day and where you can go, depending on your interests.
If you don’t have the slightest idea, you can get some recommendations from our tour specialists.
Touring Armidale via the Heritage Bus Tour
There are several historical spots you may want to see. You can join a Heritage Bus Tour which normally runs for about 2.5 hours. The tour guide will tell you some historical facts about a number of structures built in the 1800s that still exists today.
Visit these famous spots
One notable famous spot is Peterson’s Winery, situated 5 minutes out of town. The cellar is a refurbished stable overlooking a picturesque garden area. Best of all, you can get a taste and purchase a bottle of their vintage wines.
Have an unforgettable gastronomic experience at these dining places
There are several restaurants, bistro, cafés, and pubs to choose from in Armidale’s city centre. In Dumaresq Street alone, there are good places to dine and drink such as the Armidale City Bowling Club or Azka Restaurant Wine & Tapas Bar. This is why it is so convenient that your accommodation is at Club Motel Armidale. We are just a few minutes’ away. Save time on travel and make the most of your tour with your family and friends.
Loop around for an city-round tour
There is an 86km half-day loop called Tourist Drive 19 that starts and ends in Armidale. You can visit the New England Brewery for a taste of crafted beer. From Uralla, you can drive through the winding road until you reach Gostwyck Chapel and the avenue of 200 elm streets.
Proceed driving through to Dangars Gorge. This gorge formed over millions of years of geological change. The Lookout, which is only 100 metres from the car park, provides a great view of the gorge.
Chase the Waterfall Way
The Waterfall Way winds its way in a 191km route from Armidale down to Coffs Harbour on the coast. Then, there are two spots which you can include in your itinerary that is within reach from Waterfall Way, and they are Wollomombi Gorge and Ebor Falls. Both falls have viewing decks offering top views of the falls.
In and around Club Motel Armidale
After a busy day, you can look forward to ending your tour in a nice comfortable bed waiting for you at your Armidale accommodation. After a restful sleep, you can walk around the area on your second day in Armidale.
Furthermore, you can get to know more of the shops, good food and drink, and entertainment available for your total satisfaction. Get to know some locals and hear their stories too. You will learn to appreciate Armidale more as you discover its places, culture, and, of course, its warm people.