The historic factor and the cooler high country climate lend Toowoomba a charm unique among Queensland cites. And while this state has earned a reputation for the beachy side of life, its abundances inland have become the pursuit of the day for many a traveller.

And what abundance it is – from vast patchwork plains and cropping country to small boutique farms and artisan producers and providores, this region puts its heart on a plate – and does so with pride.

It’s a region where the seasons are clearly defined, less blurred than on the coast or in the outback, each painting new colours across the land and bringing a fresh array to the table. Toowoomba, 90 minutes from Brisbane, perches at the edge of the Great Dividing Range 700 m above sea level and overlooks the Lockyer Valley.

The city is home to a bright café and restaurant scene, with many establishments tucked away in laneways alongside century-old landmarks, and is well-endowed with theatres, galleries and hundreds of specialty shops in its beautiful main streets and shopping centres.

Showcase

The 50th McGregor Summer School

University of Southern Queensland,Toowoomba Campus, Darling Heights, Queensland, Australia

Air Charter Coordinators

Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport

Bannock Brae Meats

4/2 Highfields Road, Highfields, Queensland, Australia

Banyard Game Birds

55 Banyard Road, Springside, Queensland, Australia

Bottle Tree, Clifton

King St Clifton

Bull & Barley Inn

61 Eton Street, Cambooya, Queensland, Australia

Bunnyconnellen

286 Swain Road, Plainby, Queensland, Australia

Carols at the Bluff

Spring Bluff, Queensland, Australia

The Chelsea

14 Duggan Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

The Chronicle Garden Competition

109 Neil Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

The City Golf Club

254 South Street, Toowoomba, Qld 4350

City Motor Inn

195a West Street, Toowoomba, QLD, 4350, Australia

Clifford Park

Clifford Park Racecourse, Newtown, Queensland, Australia

Clifford Park Motor Inn

54 Hursley Road Toowoomba

Clifton Cup Horse Races

2 Davenport Street, Clifton, Queensland, Australia

Clifton Historical Museum

89 mocatta st goombungee

Cobb+Co Meteorites Exhibition

Cobb+Co Museum, Lindsay Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Cobb+Co Museum

27 Lindsay Street, East Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Colours of San Cris

Colours of San Cris, Cabarlah, Queensland, Australia

Comfort Inn Glenfield

876 Ruthven Street, Kearneys Spring, Queensland, Australia

Cooby Dam

cooby dam

Cowboy Up Trail Riding, Crows Nest

cowboy up trail riding

Cracker Print & Paper

Cracker Print & Paper PTY LTD, Ruthven Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Crows Nest National Park and Falls

crows nest national park

Da Vinci Machines

Cobb+Co Museum, Lindsay Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Darling Downs Zoo

21 Baines Rd, Pilton QLD 4361

Dine Down Town

St Lukes Church toowoomba

DownsSteam Tourist Railway and Museum

16 Cambooya Street, Toowoomba, Qld 4350

The Empire Theatre

56A Neil Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Encores at the Empire

54 Neil Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

The Event Group Toowoomba

476 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Febe Zylstra at Feather & Lawry Gallery

4 Russell Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Fitzy’s Toowoomba

153 Margaret Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Gabbinbar Homestead

344 Ramsay Street, Middle Ridge, Queensland, Australia

Gardens of the Downs

Pittsworth Queensland

GC Event Hire

438 Stenner Street, Darling Heights, Queensland, Australia

Gelatissimo Toowoomba

446 Ruthven Street Toowoomba

Ground Up

501 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Hampton Blue

83 Keys Road, Hampton, Queensland, Australia

Highfields Pioneer Village

73 Wirraglen Road

Homewood Cottages

11 Cawdor Road, Highfields, Queensland, Australia

Hutchinson Builders

Hutchinson Builders, Prescott Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Inbound Brasserie

Railway Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Japanese Gardens at USQ

20 regent street toowoomba

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits World Tour

54 Neil Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Kloud9 Trampoline Park

BERNOTH CENTER TOOWOOMBA

Little Seed

100 Russell Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Margaret Street Markets

Margaret street toowoomba

Met Galleries

10475 New England highway

Millmerran Museum and Tourist Information Centre

24 Charlotte St, Millmerran QLD 4357

Milne Bay Military Museum

Milne Bay Military Museum

Motel Glenworth

1 Margaret Street, Toowoomba, Qld 4350

Muller Bros

25 Bell Street, Toowoomba

Murphy’s Creek Escape

356 Thomas Rd, Upper Lockyer QLD 4352

My Local Feast Farmers’ Markets

52 Neil street toowoomba

My Local Feast Markets

21 Lindsay street toowoomba

Oakey Beef

Oakey Cooyar Connection Road, Oakey, Queensland, Australia

The Office

14 Duggan Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Paddock to Potager

176 Merritts Creek Road, Pechey, Queensland, Australia

Park Motor Inn

88 Margaret Street Toowoomba, QLD 4350

PCYC Markets

PCYC Toowoomba

Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland

picnic point toowoomba

Pirates of Penzance

54 Neil Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Potter’s Toowoomba

258 Margaret Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Preston Peak

Preston Peak Wines, Preston, Queensland, Australia

Provincial Distributors

Provincial Distributors Pty Ltd., Molloy Street, Torrington, Queensland, Australia

Queens Park Craft Markets

St Lukes Church toowoomba

Range Antiques

1 Burke St, Rangeville, Queensland, Australia

Ravensbourne Escape

3143 Esk-Hampton Rd, Ravensbourne QLD 4352

Ravensbourne National Park

ravensbourne national park

Reflections Lake Cooby

239 Loveday Road, Geham, Queensland, Australia

Rosalie Gallery

89 mocatta st goombungee

Russell Street Historical Walk

russell st toowoomba

Ruthven Street Motor Inn

786 Ruthven Street, South Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Signs On Time

7 Wylie Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Southern Cross Austereo

104 Margaret Street, East Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Spring Bluff Railway Station

Spring Bluff Cafe, McCormack Drive, Murphys Creek, Queensland, Australia

Sunset Superbowl

sunset superbowl

Table Top Circuit, Table Top Mountain

1 Tabletop Dr, Rangeville QLD 4350, Australia

Todd McKenney and Nancye Hayes in Bosom Buddies

54 Neil Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Tooloom Falls

tooloom falls camp grounds

Toowoomba Aquatic Centres

172 HERRIES toowoomba

Toowoomba Court House and Old Gaol Wall

90 Margaret Street toowoomba

Toowoomba Farmers’ Market

476-482 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery 

Toowoomba regional art gallery

Tweeters Country Getaway

6065 New England Highway, Glenaven

Vacy Hall

135 Russell Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Vanguard Laundry Services

166 Stephen Street Toowoomba

Villa Nova Motel

736 Ruthven Street, South Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Wagners

wellcamp airport

Wellcamp Airport

wellcamp airport

Whiteoaks Motel & Lodges

12 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350

The Woolshed at Jondaryan

265 Jondaryan Evanslea Road, Jondaryan, Queensland, Australia

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