From Orford, the major city of Launceston is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the northwest.
Savvy travelers often use Orford as a starting point for further explorations. This much-loved region is home to a wealth of terrific cultural and natural attractions. You'll find Dunalley, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north, and Carlton 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
Hobart, is another interesting spot to discover. It is approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Orford and offers a great selection of tourist attractions, like North Hobart Oval, Hobart Cruise Terminal and Maritime Museum of Tasmania. If you still have time left, check out Mt. Wellington, Government House and State Library of Tasmania before you head back to Orford.
Tasmania is a wonderful vacation destination for travelers with an interest in open-air museums.
Should you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and go quad biking and rock climbing.
Make sure you take your tastebuds for a tour of Tasmania's restaurants and cafés. Salmon and also dairy products are popular here. The bars in Tasmania nearly always serve Cascade Special Stout, so be sure to try one if you love a good brew.
At the end of your vacation here, just remember that you can visit again. As the locals like to say: Once a guest, always a friend.