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Australian Capital Territory, or ACT, is an enclave in the heart of New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state. It forms the area surrounding the country’s capital, Canberra. This planned city was established to showcase the order and progress of the new Australia back in 1913, with monuments and cultural institutions reflecting the best of the country. It’s where you’ll find the flagship museums and galleries but it’s also a great city to enjoy the great outdoors. All around the ACT, there are bushwalking trails, gardens and parks to explore - the city itself was designed around a large lake and the surrounding towns boast some excellent vineyards. All this and more can be seen with a hotel in the Australian Capital Territory.
Canberra - The official capital and main area of the ACT, this is where you’ll find some of Australia’s biggest and best museums, as well as other cultural highlights. You’ll also find some of the best hotels in the Australian Capital Territory here.
Murrumbateman - The cooler climate here means it’s perfect for growing grapes, so there’s a good selection of vineyards to visit. Sample some of the finest Australian wine with a Australian Capital Territory hotel.
Belconnen and Gungahlin - Two of the ACT’s smaller suburban centres located to the north of Canberra.
Hall - This historic village located on the outskirts of the city is best experienced from a historic Australian Capital Territory hotel. This was one of the few villages in existence in the area before the establishment of the city proper.
There’s an excellent selection of cultural and artistic attractions in the ACT. The War Memorial is one of the country’s best museums, detailing Australian military history up to the present day. The National Museum of Australia is another of the big hitters, with lots of interactive exhibitions and special exhibits. Find out more about the history of the city itself at the National Capital Exhibition or explore the natural side of Canberra at the Australian Botanical Gardens. As the capital, many of the country’s major administrative buildings are also