Today Ipswich is a
bustling city with a wealth of historic homes and buildings to explore.
Centrally located in the booming south east Queensland region, it is only a
short distance from Brisbane (40 km) in the east, whilst only being an hours
drive from the Gold Coast.
As Queensland's oldest provincial city, there is a
rich history to explore, with more than 6,000 heritage listed sites, some of
which are incorporated into the many heritage trail tours. Contact the local visitor centre for further information.
The city also offers many of the modern facilities and attractions to be
expected, from cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, through to attractions such
as the Ipswich Art Gallery, the Workshops Rail Museum, numerous parks and
wineries. There are also a number of annual events from the Queensland Open Golf
Championships, Queensland V8 supercars at the Queensland Raceway, festivals and
shows, just to name a few.
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In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local
tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local
maps and other information.