Lake Hume is a popular tourist destination with things to see and do all year round including:
Historic sites including the Bonegilla Migrant Centre
Lake Hume Weir wall
Picnic and BBQ areas
Rutherglen Wine Region
Spend a few days in and around Rutherglen, home to over twenty wineries, ranging from household names to boutique operations. Get acquainted with the signature wines on offer from muscats, tokays and the rich reds – shiraz, durif and cabernet. Meet the fourth and fifth generation winemakers who draw on the family traditions while harnessing modern techniques.
The Laurel Hotel or commonly called the Mitta Mitta Pub is one of the North East's true iconic watering holes. A great destination for a day out, all year round. Warm and cosy open fires, an extensive wine list and hearty meals keep the atmosphere inviting and provide a comforting stop in the winter time. Our beautiful new dining room overlooking Snowy Creek provides the perfect spot for enjoying a warm summer’s evening with a few cold beers.
Built upon the splendour of the early gold-rush days, Beechworth is recognised as Australia’s finest historic gold-mining town. This is where you can truly unwind for a few days of indulgence. Discover our alfresco cafes dotted along historic streetscapes, or experience a taste of fine dining at excellent restaurants with world-class wine lists.
If shopping is your preferred way to unwind, our specialty shops and gourmet local produce add to the street ambiance. Home to many talented artists and artisans from around the world, the town is brimming with galleries, antiques, fine art and ceramics.