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Updated by Rozy James on Jul 13, 2016
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Top 5 Things To Do in Adelaide - Discovering All The Amazing Fun That Adelaide Has in Store

Flaunting both mountains and seas, Adelaide is emerging as the latest lifestyle capital of Australia. Known for its wine, its food and its fantastic ecosystem there is plenty here for one to discover.


Drink and Dine

A holiday in Adelaide is not quite complete without a little quality time spent drinking and dining. Adelaide's Laneway Bars have plenty to delight from, for this where the reputation of this great city was born. From tapas to Serbian cuisine there is quite the treat waiting to tantalize your buds but make sure you try from their delicious range of wines to wash it all down.


Sample Fresh Produce at Adelaide's Central Market

Adelaide boasts having a fresh bounty of produce that makes every dish cooked a treat in itself. These farm fresh fruit and vegetables and hormone-free meats, smoked meats, artisan cheeses and seafood, all have a distinct flavour to them making it really one of a kind. The Central Market is the place to go to try all these many treats plus there is also the Mark Gleeson's early morning tour where you sample the produce and learn something about everything you try from the experts behind the market stalls.


Take a Walk Through the Historic Port Adelaide

Adelaide has a charming history that is beautifully emulated by the 19th-century buildings, classic Australian pubs and atmospheric old wharves at Port Adelaide. In fact for those keen on absorbing a bit of the city's history it really does not get better than Port Adelaide. To learn more about the area and the many tales from its yesteryears get yourself a self-guided walking map from the tourist office and indulge in activities such as kayaking along Port River or exploring the Maritime Museum located on Lipson Street. After a thorough exploration of the area you could also try a craft beer or two.


Go Shopping

Shop till you drop in Adelaide for there are plenty of places to do just that. For some retail therapy the East End has some good options but the real shopping precinct in Adelaide is none other than Jetty Road which is located just 2 minutes away from Oaks Plaza Pier. For those keen on shopping it is best to opt to stay in such hotels at Glenelg in the suburbs of Adelaide.


Explore the Beauty Nestled Within the North Terrace

North Terrace is considered the most elegant boulevard in all of Adelaide. Home to some of the city's most prominent cultural institutions, North Terrace has in store the State Parliament, South Australian Museum , Adelaide Casino, the Convention Centre and of course one of the finest art galleries in all of South Australia. Stop by and explore each one of these locations and in the end don't forget to a pay a visit to Adelaide's stunning Botanic Gardens. Breathtaking to say the least, this garden is a legacy of Adelaide's past and is adorned with a number of historic buildings and the famous three striking glasshouses.