There are a number of towns and villages in the region that you may care to explore. Many of these include:
BREDBO – on the Monaro Highway, between Canberra and Cooma. Famous for the Bredbo Pancake Parlour, the historic Bredbo Inn, the Bredbo Pizzeria and the Christmas Barn.
DALGETY – on the banks of the Snowy River, 35km from Jindabyne, 19 km from Berridale and 50 km from Cooma. It was once an important river crossing along a stock route from Gippsland to the Snowy Mountains High Country dating back to the 1840s. Dalgety was gazetted as the site of the Nation’s Capital, missing out due to its close proximity to Victoria. There is an easy Historic Town & River Walk.
JERANGLE – on the Jerangle Road, east of Bredbo. Take a picnic and take a drive through the Peak View Jerangle district. Some delightful gardens in the Jerangle district open to the public with charming old-fashioned fair days.
MICHELAGO – located just off the Monaro Highway, not far south of Canberra. Michelago is a popular stop for travellers, offering fuel and food. The beautiful Michelago Station is occasionally open to the public.
NIMMITABEL – located approximately 30km south of Cooma on the Snowy Mountains Highway. Boasting several historic sites, specialty shops and the well-known Nimmitabel Bakery.
NUMERALLA – situated on the banks of the Numeralla River, approximately 25km east of Cooma. Renowned for its annual folk festival (held around Australia Day), Numeralla is also a great spot for fishing, camping and even panning for gold.