Queanbeyan is convenient stopping point on the way to the Snowy Mountains on the Monaro Highway. It is also convenient to Canberra if you have a car. It is close to the airport, and free parking and motel accommodation is easy to come by.
There are some attractions in the town itself, and it certainly offers the full range of facilities and supplies.
There is a large tourism information centre in town, offering information on Queanbeyan, and wherever you may be heading to next.
Queanbeyan lies to the southeast of Canberra.
By plane, Canberra airport is as close to Queanbeyan as it is to Canberra.
Canberra's bus network does not extend into Queanbeyan.
QCity Transit bus service  have buses to Canberra Civic and to Woden, at least every hour. You can interchange with the Canberra bus network at Civic. Needless to say, the ticketing system for ACTION buses in Canberra (MyWay) is not compatible with the one in use in Queanbeyan, and transfer fares are not available.
- Queanbeyan Suspension Foot Bridge
- Watch the Queanbeyan Whites Rugby team play at 'Campese Oval'. The Whites are the current title holders of the John I Dent ACT Rugby championship. The 2008 First Grade squad includes the electric Josh Hasting, dynamo flyhalf Johan Kevin and the prolific Henri Seavula. The Whites are renowned locally for expansive running rugby and are ably coached by New Zealander Glen Christina. Former players include Wallaby Great David Campese, Australia's highest paid player Matt Giteau, Scottish International Dave Muir and James Wark.
A list of hotels in Queanbeyan is available on the local tourism website. Hotels in Queanbeyan are generally less expensive than those in Canberra.