Part of the Blue Mountains region of NSW, Lithgow regularly welcomes visitors from around the world. Thanks to its proximity to Sydney (about a two hour drive), Lithgow is a popular spot for people looking for a relaxing weekend getaway. It also provides a beautiful backdrop for celebrating weddings and engagements.
Surrounded by national parks, Lithgow is an excellent holiday destination for anyone who wants to take in the splendour of Australia's natural wilderness. Visitors to the area can take advantage of the variety of bushwalking treks, while the more adventurous can enjoy canyoning, abseiling and rock climbing in the surrounding areas.
Whatever your budget, there are accommodation options to suit all kinds of travellers in Lithgow. Self-contained apartments and flats provide budget-friendly options for families and large groups - with fully equipped kitchen facilities enabling you to cook your own meals. Meanwhile, backpackers and nature lovers will appreciate the abundance of camping and caravan sites distributed throughout the Blue Mountains area.
If you're looking for a place where you can take your pets with you on holiday, there are a number of pet-friendly accommodation options in the Blue Mountains area. Lithgow is also a great place for travelling with kids - with plenty of activities to keep them entertained, including Jenolan Caves - which is only a short drive away.
Spectacular all year round, Lithgow provides a cosy backdrop for intimate getaways. Bed and breakfasts give you a comfortable 'home away from home', and some also include luxurious options such as spa baths and open fireplaces. And because of the beautiful scenery, many people choose to hold their weddings in the Blue Mountains area. Henceforth, there are a number of hotels and lodges which are designed to accommodate wedding receptions and large groups.
For backpackers, there are plenty of budget-friendly options suited to students and international travellers in and around the Lithgow area.