The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting more chaotic. Yep, winter is definitely coming.
While we usually recommend beachside getaways - what do you do in Victoria when the weather turns?
Here are our top picks for a chilly winter trip.
Known for its mineral hot springs, Daylesford is a quaint town to trip to during the cooler months. Just an hour and a half from Melbourne, Daylesford is an inland country town that will have you feeling relaxed and entertained all weekend long.
Get your trip started with a dip in the famous hot springs at the Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa. There’s a multitude of eateries to choose from with gastropubs, wineries, and cafes galore.
Feel the crisp, cool air with a stroll around the high street or take a hike up to the infamous area from Picnic At Hanging Rock.
Calling all ski bunnies! If you’re looking for a real winter holiday, why not hit the slopes? Mount Buller is a resort village set on over 300 hectares of snow fields. Perfect for any level of skier or snowboarder, Mount Buller is an action-packed way to escape the city.
Choose from an array of accommodation including self-contained, cosy apartments to luxuriating in the Breaktaker Hotel and Spa.
When you’re not busy on the slopes, you can watch a movie at the highest movie theatre in the country, sip hot chocolates or spoil yourself at the spa.
The Grampians is a national park spanning over 1000 kilometres. Famous for its stunning views and waterfalls, that Grampians is a great winter trip to see some nature and taste some delicious food as well.
If you’re into wine, you can grab a map or take a private winery tour of the region. Boasting the largest private collection of Burgundy and Bordeaux wine in the Southern Hemisphere, this isn’t to be missed.
Being set on a national park, you can take a hike and breathe in the fresh air on one of the many recommended walks.
Get off the beaten track this winter with one (or all) of these trips but ensure that your skin is always hydrated with Bathing Shed’s Fresh Start soap bar.