The Australian Capital Territory is best known for its architecture, museums, galleries, culture, history, Indigenous heritage, politics, art, sport, gardens and national celebrations. Be entertained by stylish bars, clubs and casino. Highlights of Canberra include, the iconic Parliament House, War Memorial, Lake Burley Griffin, Botanic Gardens, Black Mountain lookout, shopping centres, bargain outlets and markets. Attend one of the many festivals that Canberra has to offer all year round. There is something for the entire family. Best of all Canberra is just over a 3 hour drive from Sydney. Use Canberra as a base to discover other nearby areas like the beautiful beaches of the South Coast or climb and ski at Australia's highest peak in the Snowy Mountains.