If you are planning a week long holiday in Brisbane there is much to do and explore in and around this sub tropical holiday destination. Besides the hot and humid months of December to March this area has pleasant weather most of the year, which attracts tourists and travelling here from all over the world. Even if you are here for work, there are several places to stop by and visit in your spare time by making use of the well connected travel options in the region.
The local sites to explore
The city has a bustling Central Business District that also houses several popular eateries of the region. If you are here for work you might want to look at accommodation options around this area in town. There are different places of tourist attraction that you can visit from the CBD. For instance a short walk will take you to South Bank from where you could visit the Gallery of Modern Art, the Queensland Museum and State Library. Visit this link http://brisbaneholidayaccommodations.com.au/newstead/ for more info on accommodation Newstead.
Relaxation and entertainment options
While the CBD has no dearth of nightlife to offer you, relaxing walks in natural surroundings in the Botanical Gardens is possible even if you are in the CBD. The Story Bridge is another popular tourist destination while Treasury Casino and The Gabba will provide you modem forms of entertainment in the city. Besides indulging in fine dining options at the riverside restaurants you could also plan a river cruise by the Brisbane River and visit the Loan Pine Koala Sanctuary. There are other bay side attractions to visit such as Stradbroke Island or Moreton Bay. If you are staying for a week or more in the city it would make sense to look at short term rentals.
Weekdays and weekend plans
While the city based places of attraction would be easy to explore in between your work week, plan river cruises or longer trips to the Gold Coast and the hinterland of Brisbane during the weekend. This will help you make the most of your extended stay here to explore most of the areas and tourist places in and around Brisbane. You can explore home stays or apartment rentals for such a travel period. That will give you optimal booking rates as compared to staying at a pricey hotel in the heart of town. At the same time apartments can be chosen as per your locational convenience which would make traveling in and around the city easy by availing of the transportation options available for you.