Australia’s second-largest city is known for its vibrancy, livability and the creativity of its denizens. The capital of Victoria is home to many of Australia’s largest companies.
Insider’s tip: Public transit is great in Melbourne, especially on the world’s largest tram network.
Fun things to do:
Walk along St. Kilda Promenade on a Sunday morning during the craft fair.
Old Melbourne Gaol is a 19th Century prison and site of many historic Australian events.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground is a world-class facility that hosts cricket and the Australian Rules Football finals. It offers tours and is close to the National Tennis Center, home to the Australian Open.