8 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

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Rutherglen
— 3 nights
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Mansfield
— 1 night
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Bright
— 3 nights
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Rutherglen — 3 nights

Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. Venture out of the city with trips to Beechworth (Old Beechworth Gaol, The Beechworth Honey Shop, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Campbells Wines, make a trip to Chiltern Athenaeum, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Brisbane to Rutherglen is an approximately 15-hour car ride. Traveling from Brisbane in January, Rutherglen is a bit cooler at night with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mansfield.
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Mansfield — 1 night

Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps in the Australian state of Victoria. On the 7th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Made in Mansfield, get a dose of the wild on Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, then meet the residents at Mansfield Zoo, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Social Bandit Brewing Co.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Mansfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rutherglen to Mansfield takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bright.
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Bright — 3 nights

Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Change things up with a short trip to Falls Creek Alpine Resort in Falls Creek (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Canyon Walk, let little ones run wild at Howitt Park, tee off at Mt Beauty Golf Club, and relax in the rural setting at Mountain Fresh Trout & Salmon Farm.

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Drive from Mansfield to Bright in 2.5 hours. In January in Bright, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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