Move over Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane is on the block. Yep, the capital of Queensland is now an enthralling stopover on the east coast of Oz. It's become a lively mix of bohemian neighborhoods and well-to-do districts, concealing roastery coffee outlets and farm-to-table eateries. It's got a gorgeous climate that brings balmy days and sunshine for much of the year. And it sits within striking distance of the fabled Sunshine Coast – think endless beaches of gold sand and azure water with some of the finest surfing on the globe! Cheap flights to Brisbane from USA leave regularly from West Coast hubs like LA and SFO, but you can also score bargain tickets out of East Coast cities, Chicago, Dallas, and beyond.
Glimpse the heritage-listed Story Bridge, which was first opened in the 1940s to connect the town over the Brisbane River.
You'll be able to meet and mingle with Australia's iconic marsupial creatures in the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
Delve into a medley of tropical flowers and Japanese enclosures in the acclaimed Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.
Right now, the lowest-price time of year to travel to Brisbane is June/2020.
Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, Delta, American Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and Interjet fly direct between the United States of America and Brisbane.
Qatar Airways is the best airline to fly from the United States of America to Brisbane. Qantas Airways is the best if you need direct flights. The best low-cost airline is Jetstar.