From Oberon it is possible to take a day trip to any of the following places of interest, some possibly requiring an early start.
Zig Zag Railway, Eskbank House, Old Lithgow Pottery, Blast Furnace Park, State Mine Railway Heritage Park.
Historic Buildings, Mount Panorama, Regional Art Gallery, Sheep & Cattle Drome. Sunny Corner - Artist's & Crafts peoples studios when open.
KATOOMBA and the UPPER BLUE MOUNTAINS
Many attractions, including spectacular scenery from the Three Sisters at Echo Point, Skyway, fantastic bush walking or visiting shops featuring fine arts and antiques.
SOFALA and HILL END
A full day to historic gold mining settlements.
NEWNES and GLEN DAVIS
A full day to shale mining ruins, beautiful scenery and the Glow Worm Tunnel.
Historic buildings, beautiful parks and gardens, Regional Art Gallery
CARCOAR and COWRA
A full day to the historic village of Carcoar and onto the Japanese Gardens and the wineries at Cowra.
Off the Bathurst Goulburn Road near Trunkey Creek. More information...
A full day trip. Take the Abercrombie Road from Oberon to Richlands just north of Taralga and turn left.
A full day trip through Shooters Hill and Mount Werong. There is no petrol or food available at this old silver mining town. However, there is a guest house and camping area.
On roads to Bathurst and Orange during the summer months, delicious fruits are available for purchase at reasonable prices from many orchards and roadside stalls. Berry farms with 'pick your own berries' facilities are also sometimes available - as near Lucknow.