Toowoomba Journals

Gateway to the Golden West

An April 1996 trip to Toowoomba by tanya

Quote: Toowoomba, atop the Great Dividing Range, is known as the Gateway to the West as it lowers onto the foothills and to the open plains. It is a big town with outback country charm.

Gateway to the Golden West

Overview

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There's lots of shopping here in true west old brick buildings. You can take a Harley Davidson motorcycle tour, go bushwalking, or go fishing nearby.

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Bridge Street Motor Inn

Hotel | "Bridge St. Motor Inn"

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Our room was very spacious and clean. The proprietor was very friendly (as all Aussies), and wanted to know where my accent is from.

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on August 8, 2000

Bridge Street Motor Inn
291 Bridge Street
Toowoomba, Australia
34 3299

Hog's Breath Cafe

Restaurant

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This is a rustic appearing outback-style steakhouse; we had excellent steaks. And after our visit, our waiter now knows how to make 'iced' tea.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 8, 2000

Hog's Breath Cafe
Downtown
Toowoomba, Australia

About the Writer

tanya

tanya
arroyo grande, California