The Murrumbidgee River and its waterways snake through the Riverina, which is one of the most productive food bowls in Australia.
Major cities include Wagga Wagga – NSW’s largest inland city, Leeton, Griffith and Junee.
Wagga has a vibrant art scene – drop into the Wagga Art Gallery and National Art Glass Collection that is home to 500 works.
It’s also got its own beach, even though it’s 500kms inland, there’s a sandy foreshore on the Murrumbidgee River. Stride out along the 42-kilometre Wiradjuri Walking Track.
Griffith is often described as a Little Italy because of its heritage and is a melting pot of Italian culture.
Leeton has stunning art deco buildings and is great for bird watching, while Junee has the historic Monte Christo Homestead built in 1885- ghost tours are offered.