Set out for trip around the country
PACK up the bags and the family for your own all-Aussie adventure with a camping and caravan trip.
During the past year, camping holidays have risen by 16 per cent, according to the Caravan and Camping Industry Association NSW.
Domestic travel around the country is also up, with caravan parks expecting more than 11 million people for an overnight stay this year.
“Australians are reconnecting with domestic holidays,” the association’s chief executive Lyndel Gray said.
“There’s definitely a growing nostalgia for the traditional holiday.”
The annual Penrith Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo is a one-stop shop for camping enthusiasts. More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the threeday expo at Penrith Panthers Exhibition Centre from Friday, September 9 to Sunday, September 11. We are giving away 165 double passes to the Penrith Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo at Panthers Exhibition Centre. To enter visit newslocal.com.au and click on the competition tab. Select Penrith Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo and follow the prompts. One entry per person. Closes on 5pm, August 22; winners drawn August 23; announcement on NewsLocal competition page on August 24. Authorised under NSW Permit numbers LTPM-1600545. Terms and conditions at newslocal.com.au
Get some holiday inspiration and hit the open road. Picture: Tourism Illawarra