Balmain East Vacations
Milsons Point, Balmain and Haymarket, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Coming from here, it is just 1 mile (2 kilometers) to one of the county’s most popular visitor attractions, the Sydney Opera House.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Step inside the many inspiring museums here such as Australian Museum, Powerhouse Museum and Customs House. Go and see a live show at the Capitol Theatre in Haymarket, Theatre Royal and IMAX Sydney. Visit the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art, to get your fix of art.
If you’re vacationing in Balmain East with the whole family, take the time to explore Luna Park in Milsons Point. Explore Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife Sydney, and learn about some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
Get your body moving in nature at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Walk along the most popular coastline nearby such as the Blackwattle Bay Park in Glebe. To breathe in the fresh air of a little nature explore the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Garden of Friendship.
Sydney has a number of noteworthy sights including Sydney Tower, Cockatoo Island in Drummoyne and the St Mary's Cathedral. Step back in time by visiting heritage sites, such as Fort Denison. For a relaxing change of pace, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the St. James Church.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, browse the Westfield Shopping Centre, Harbourside and Market City.
At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Balmain East, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Travelodge Hotel Sydney, the Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour, or the Swissotel Sydney.