Tag Archives: American Family Travels

Blacksmiths Beach

15 December 2017 Today we relaxed. Blacksmiths Beach was only a 5 minute walk from our holiday park. A nice beach but the water was too cold to stay in long.    

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Morisset Park, NSW

14 December 2017 Morisset Park was listed on TripAdvisor as a great place to have a picnic lunch and see kangaroos. We are suckers for seeing roos and we needed a stop for lunch as we circled Lake Macquarie. We … Continue reading

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Snapper Point in Munmorah Park

14 December 2017 Snapper Point is a lookout in Munmorah State Conservation Park. With a short walk it provides fantastic views of the surrounding coastline. We did not fully investigate the park. If we had more time, Frazer Beach, Bongon … Continue reading

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Caves Beach, NSW

14 December 2017 After few days in Newcastle, we moved less than an hour south to the Lake Macquarie area. Our first stop was Caves Beach. True to its name, Caves Beach has a series of seas caves that the … Continue reading

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Newcastle, NSW

12 – 13 December 2017 Newcastle, the second largest city in New South Wales, is located about 100 miles (160 km) north of Sydney on the Hunter River. Once “Steel City”, the export of coal and other minerals from the … Continue reading

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Tamworth, NSW

11 – 12 December 2017 Tamworth is the Country Music Capital of Australia so it was a must stop on our route from Coolum Beach to Sydney. Tamworth is the site of Australia’s largest annual country music festival, Tamworth Country … Continue reading

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Warwick, QLD

11 December 2017 Queensland / New South Wales Border on the New England Highway On our way from Coolum Beach to Sydney we plan to visit areas of southern Queensland, Newcastle and the Central Coast along the way. The first … Continue reading

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