Albury is an Australian city in New South Wales with a population of approximately 90,000 people. The weather is hot in summer and cool to frosty in winter. The city has a network of roads and railways as well as the Albury Airport which 4 kilometres away from the city centre.Here,you can take a flight to Melbourne or Sydney using one of chartered passenger airlines.
Tourist attractions include the Falls Creek, Lake Hume, Rutherglen, Great Dividing Range, Yackandandah, Mount Hotham, Wonga Wetlands, Monument Hill and Beechworth.
Yackandandah is a beautiful town and a nice place to visit. It is near Beechworth, one of the tourist towns in Albury.
Lake Hume is a lovely place to visit. Although it’s a man-made lake, it offers a wonderful view from the shore towns of Bonegilla, Bellbridge and Tallangatta.
For mountain lovers, you have a chance to explore the Great Dividing Range also known as the Eastern Highlands. The mountain range is over 3,500 kilometres long, stretching from Western Victoria to the Dauan Island. The mountain range is rich with national parks and forests. About 45 national parks are interspersed within the mountain range. These are protected conservation areas.
You can catch a beautiful view of the mountain range from the summit of Mount Hotham located in the Alpine Resort. The most common recreational activities during the winter are skiing.
The next stop is Rutherglen, an old town which flourished during the gold mining rush. Gold is no longer mined in this town, a new economy has taken over. The town is now known as a major producer of wine in the region.Here, you will find the All Saints Winery established in 1864.The wonderful thing about this town is that most of its buildings have preserved their 18th century architecture.
When you are in Rutherglen, be sure to visit the old water tower in Lake King that is shaped like a wine bottle.