Toowoomba is Queensland's largest inland city and is located 140km west of Brisbane. Known as the Garden City due to it's 200 parks and gardens. Toowoomba is also known for it's cooler, wetter climate and is always a few degrees cooler than most of Queensland's other cities.
Cobb and Co. Museum
This museum has Australia's largest collection or horse drawn carts and buggies, which were the major form of transport in the area in the 1800s. Lindsay Street (07 4639 1971).
Located south of Toowoomba and west of the Great Dividing Range is this water basin that flows into the Darling River. There are many national parks here with the largest being Main Range National Park which has a lovely rainforest circuit.
Ju Raku En
This is Australia's largest Japanese garden and it is a delight to stroll through and can be located adjacent the University.