TO THE SUM­MER EDI­TION OF NORTH EAST TOURIST NEWS 2013/14

North East Tourist News - - Welcome Indewelcome -

WHETHER you’re soak­ing up the sun or try­ing to keep cool, the North East of­fers plenty of op­tions for the vis­i­tor over the sum­mer months.

Among fes­tiv­i­ties and hol­i­days cel­e­brat­ing the end of another year, there is plenty of op­por­tu­nity to slow down, re­lax, unwind, and re­ally take in the at­trac­tions of the area.

It is one of the best times of year to take to the great out­doors and en­joy a spot of camp­ing, swim­ming, wa­ter­sports or fish­ing, and your near­est vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion cen­tre can point you in the di­rec­tion of the best lo­cal fish­ing spots and pic­turesque camp­ing ar­eas.

The Aus­tralian sum­mer has be­come syn­ony­mous with out­door mu­sic fes­ti­vals, and in the North East you can en­joy ev­ery­thing from the cul­ture of Opera in the Alps, to the rock at­mos­phere of a Day on the Green.

You are spoiled for choice in the way of events, with this sum­mer boast­ing ev­ery­thing from sum­mer horse rac­ing to ath­letic events, Christ­mas, New Year and Aus­tralia Day cel­e­bra­tions, com­mu­nity fes­ti­vals, art ex­hi­bi­tions, and much more.

Ex­pe­ri­ence the glo­ri­ous great out­doors of the North East as well, with plenty of places to en­joy bush­walk­ing, na­ture photography, cy­cling, and more.

We hope this is­sue of North East Tourist News can as­sist you ex­plore and dis­cover this di­verse re­gion over sum­mer.

COVER PHOTO:

Lake Eil­don is a pop­u­lar fish­ing desti­na­tion dur­ing sum­mer. PHOTO: Cour­tesy Mans­field Shire Coun­cil.

Jeff Zeuschner

Group Ed­i­tor

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