Roughly a four-hour drive west of Sydney, the town of Orange is best known for its production of fruits such as apples, peaches, pears, apricots, plums, cherries and more. As Orange’s cool climate and vineyards have also given rise to a number of fine wines, the town is now recognised as a major gourmet food destination within regional NSW.
Orange plays host to a number of events throughout the year, with a particular emphasis on farmers markets, which are popular with the local residents, as well as food and wine festivals which draw visitors from all over the state. The town also features sporting events such as running festivals, cycling challenges and triathlons, plus other interesting events including classic car shows and even camel races.
Visitors will be spoilt for choice when it comes to staying in Orange. Orange’s accommodation options feature guesthouses, lodges and self-contained apartments, as well as farm stays, backpacker hostels, caravan parks and camping grounds. With so many choices available, Orange is fast becoming one of regional NSW’s leading holiday destinations.