Best Roads for Summer in South East Queensland

Summer is in full swing and the time has never been better to drop the top and get out on the open road for a weekend drive. With that in mind we’ve put together a shortlist of some of South-East Queensland’s best driving roads for you to make that scenic escape. 

Along the way you’ll find a number of lookouts and rest stops that provide the perfect opportunity to relax, have a feed and get some great photos, making driving the routes a genuine family friendly activity.

Mount Nebo Road

Located 40 minutes North-West of Brisbane’s CBD, Mount Nebo Road offers both fantastic mountain views and a fantastic driving experience for those with more sporting pretensions.

Mount Glorious Road

After trekking over Nebo, the “Sunday driver” will find that Mount Nebo Road becomes Mount Glorious Road.  The twists, turns and scenery only improve from here.

Northbrook Parkway

The Northbrook Parkway is the final section of the 53 kilometres that make up some of Brisbane’s most accessible and enjoyable roads to find yourself on.


So the next time you’re short of something to do on a beautiful day this summer, plug these roads into your GPS or find them on your map and go discover for yourself what Brisbane’s mountainous fringes have to offer.