Base yourself in Myrtleford and a short drive in any direction will lead you to some great towns and villages, all with their own unique attractions, The townships of Bright, Beechworth, My Beauty, Milawa, Glenrowan, Stanley, Yackandandah and Wangaratta are all an easy drive away.
Take a leisurely stroll around town and follow the Discovery Trail. A great way to explore and discover Myrtleford's past and present. You can visit the Big Tree, a huge Red Gum on Smith Street, or the Pheonix Tree, a sculpture created from a tree located on the Great Alpine Rd. For a bit of history visit the Old School Museum on Elgin Street, or Jaycee Park has a display of old agricutiral equipment, or the Gold Stamper on the Great Alpine Rd and also the Old Tobacco Kiln located at Rotary Park.
Myrtleford is the gateway to Mt Buffalo National Park, one of the most stunning National Parks in Australia. A network of walking tracks lead to waterfalls, lookouts and granite formations. Visit Lake Catani for canoeing, fishing or swimming. In winter, My Buffalo boasts tobonganning, snow play areas, snow shoe and cross country skiing. Abseilling, rock climbing and caving can also be experienced at Mt Buffalo.
Whether it be cycling, hiking, wine tasting, boating, fishing or even just a picnic, Myrtleford and surrounds is a perfect destination.
While in Myrtleford stroll around Red Ramia Trading with an astounding array of furniture, jewellery and homewares from countries like China, India and Morocco. Open 7 days a week.
Antique Fossickers and bargain hunters shouldn't miss a browse through one of our second hand stores.
The Pumpkin Seed Factory produces the first & only Australian grown pumpkin seeds. Take a short drive to Ovens and sample the products, enjoy a coffee and see the factory through a viewing window. Closed Wednesdays.
Step back in time at Myrtleford's original school, now home to our Museum.
The Old School Museum is open Sunday's ( Sept - May) 2pm - 5pm (or by appointment)
Rotary Park on the Barwidgee and Happy Valley Creek is where you can see a log kiln of yesteryear used for curing tobacco.
There are barbeques, playground and toilet facilities. A swing bridge links to the Ovens River Walk.
For views of the Ovens Valley and township, drive to the lookout in Reform Hill via Standish street and Halls road.
View the Phoenix Tree, where in the centre of its root system you will see the phoenix Bird scluptured by Hans Knorr.
On Smith street is the Big Tree, an ancient Red Gum which was the meeting point for generations of the local Koori people.
Tree enthusiasts may also enjoy seeing the Linden Tree, one of Germany's beautiful street trees.
Reputed well over 100 years of age and situated beside a historic house in Albert Street.
Valley Nut Grove in Gapsted is open in April - June for farm gate sales of fresh walnuts from Australia's oldest commercial walnut grove.