1 mile to the east of Brisbane's big beating heart is an area known as New Farm. Brisbane is the state capital of Queensland.
Want to add a few of Brisbane's most popular attractions to your sightseeing schedule? You won't want to miss the Queen Street Mall, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and Roma Street Parkland.
If you'd prefer to find a room close to Queen Street Mall, you're spoiled for choice in New Farm. Compare the packages at the Emporium Hotel, Spicers Balfour Hotel, Brisbane Marriott Hotel, Quest River Park Central and Hilton Brisbane.
At Hawthorne Ferry Terminal you can hop on a ferry or simply sit back and watch as passengers arrive and depart. If you're searching for close-by hotels, the Brisbane Riverview Hotel and Domain Serviced Apartments are a couple of appealing options. At Norman Park Ferry Terminal you can climb aboard a ferry or simply sit back and watch as commuters come and go. Need a place to rest your head close to here? The Mantra On Mary and Mantra Midtown are well liked by many visitors.
If you're craving a shot of caffeine to get through all that exploring, Sun & Earth Organics is one of the best places in New Farm to get your hit. Pick up a menu and take a seat at Arriva Italian Restaurant if you're after a heavier meal. Afterwards, finish another relaxing day at Vue Lounge, a nearby watering hole where locals meet for a night out.