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Seven ways to spend summer in Canberra

HerCanberra Team

Looking for the best way to kick off 2017?

Whether you’re keen to get active, chill out or indulge in great food and wine, here’s some inspiration.

Go for a walk

Check out these articles for some of our favourite routes:

Walking in Canberra: 10 of the best

13 Stunning Spring walks

Go bush! Our favourite bushwalks

Fall For These Five Autumn Walks

Canberra’s best pram and dog friendly walks: Cruisin’ in Curtin

Canberra’s best pram and dog friendly walks: Yarralumla dreaming

Swim, splash, fish or camp

Whether you like the feel of concrete beneath your feet or prefer to go bush, there’s a swimming (or fishing or camping) spot for you. Find out more in these articles.

16 places to swim in Canberra (that aren’t pools!)

Six Pools to Cool Off at This Weekend

Six Kid Friendly Summer Pools

10 favourite South Coast beaches

Dog-friendly camping in Canberra and the surrounds

Pack a picnic

Grab a hamper filled with your favourite things, a picnic blanket, and the people you love and get out there.

10 favourite picnic spots in Canberra

Lazy Days Picnic Recipes

Five perfect places for a summer picnic

Seven spring picnic spots

See an exhibition

From the glittering treasures of Versailles to the best in Australian advertising, Canberra is packed with fascinating things to see and do. Check out some of this summer’s blockbuster exhibitions here.

This summer’s blockbuster exhibitions

Eat, drink and be merry

In need of sustenance? Here’s something to help…

Where to eat over the holidays in Canberra

The Great Outdoors

Bentspoke’s breezy summer beers

Watch a movie (or Netflix)

Feel like a day on the couch, or a darkened cinema? We’ve got a few ideas for binge-watching.

Review: Rogue One

Celluloid Dreams: Dreams on film

Five ‘Escapeflix’ to binge watch

Five TV shows to binge watch this summer

Leaving You In Stitches: Four Comedy TV Shows To Binge Watch

Four new shows to binge watch

Read a book

There are few things better than curling up with a good book on a sleepy public holiday.

Midnight feasts and mouth-watering meals: Our favourite food books

Books to read when…

Books To Read For a (Fictional) Summer Holiday

10+ books you should read before you die…

Dreams Reads + Sounds

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