Couple enjoying a walk along the Wentworth Falls Track in the Blue Mountains National Park © Destination NSW

Wentworth Falls Track, Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales © Destination NSW

One day exploring the Blue Mountains

One day exploring the Blue Mountains

Couple enjoying a walk along the Wentworth Falls Track in the Blue Mountains National Park © Destination NSW

Wentworth Falls Track, Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Fun fact

The Blue Mountains are so named because they appear blue from a distance. The coloured haze comes from the eucalyptus oils released by the surrounding gum trees.

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3 days in the Blue Mountains

Scenic World cart in the Blue Mountains © Anne Steinbach

Scenic World, Blue Mountains, New South Wales © Anne Steinbach

Two women walking through Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens in the Blue Moutains © Tourism Australia

Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens, Blue Mountains, New South Wales © Tourism Australia

Top tip

Hillbilly Cider has live music on Friday and Saturday evenings until 8pm, and on Sunday afternoons until 6pm.

This article was written by Destination New South Wales. For more information about road trips in New South Wales, go to visitnsw.com.