Are you an aspiring artist or do you enjoy admiring the masterpieces of others? Do you love green rolling hills and big ocean views? On a beautiful day, one of the best things to do on the Sunshine Coast is to drive around the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The Sunshine Coast Hinterland has amazing views that have been the inspiration to many artists who call this place home.
You can view art by following the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Gallery Trail. Several galleries display the works of talented local and international artists. From bronze and marble sculptures to oil and watercolour paintings; from wood to hard-blown glass and ceramics, there’s bound to be something to suit your taste.
You can even join an art class. There are several available, including sculpting, glass blowing, woodcraft, pottery and even writing and music. Joining a class is a great way to clear the mind, relax and letting your creativity flow.
As you drive around, you’ll come across cafes, craft shops and boutiques. Montville has a European ambience and interesting shops where you might pick up a locally made souvenir or two. Maleny is less touristy and has some fabulous galleries.
A stay in the hinterland is also a lovely way to spend a few days while visiting the Sunshine Coast. There are lots of B&Bs to choose from and quite a few luxury lodges.
Christina Pfeiffer lives on the Sunshine Coast
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