Hills District Information
The Hills District in Sydney stretches out from the northern urban area of Parramatta and is just a 30 minute drive from the city centre. It’s a large area that holds native bushlands, busy precincts and suburban towns as well as quaint villages and stunning landscapes. Sydney is an every growing city with it boundaries expanding all of the time and to cope with the growing population there are well maintained highways and motorways for you to travel along so that you can reach your destination with ease and without complication.
You can drive, catch a bus or a train out to the Hills District so that you can see what it holds in the way of accommodation, attractions and activities. Whether you are a nature lover, one that just wants to relax and kick back or someone who wants to fill their days with plenty of excitement, fun and adventure, the Hills District will have plenty of things to see and do just waiting for you when you come here.
The Hills District is a fairly new area of Sydney so many parts of it has a cosmopolitan and modern atmosphere to it but you can still find plenty of history and interesting icons that makes up the greatest part of this region. Learn about the early settlers and see historical icons along the way. You can enjoy a bite to eat in one of the many cafes that line the streets or perhaps you would like to wander through the countless stores, retail outlets, weekend markets or boutiques to see what you can find.
The Hills District is a wonderful region, and has been named appropriately after the beautiful rolling green hills that makes up the majority of the area. There are bushlands to walk through, market gardens and plenty of day time activities like hiking, bush walking, river cruises and plenty of leisurely time to spend with the family. Plan a picnic in one of the many parks or spend some time on the banks of the river or and with Baulkham Hills Shire, one of the suburbs in the Hills District, being the fastest growing region in Australia you can look forward to a great selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and nightspots that rival the east-side and northern beaches venues of Sydney. Take a walk along Windsor Road and find many different tastes of the world, plenty of places to meet up with friends at great clubs and pubs to dance the night away in.
Parts of the Hills District quickly became very popular for Sydneysiders who wanted to escape the congestion of the city but still didn’t want to give up the lifestyle that you get used to when living in the heart of states capital. You can have all that you come to expect from a bustling city without the busy traffic and noisy congestion of city life! Book into one of the many accommodation establishments that will put you close to so much that the Hill District has to offer, and yet be only a short drive from the rest of the famous attractions that Sydney has.
From water sports along the Hawkesbury River, to river cruises, nature activities, plenty of exciting attractions and wonderful accommodation to top it all off, why would you want to anywhere else when you come to Sydney and still be really close to the famous icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour and so much more. The Hills District is the ideal place for all types of getaways, whether it is just for the night or perhaps longer.