Grab the girls, fill up your tank and cruise the coastline to one of the state’s best weekend escapes

A weekend road trip is the epitome of summer living - and the perfect post-holiday antidote for those of us who have not clocked up enough annual leave to book a European getaway. Leave the crowds at Bondi, get your group chat together, set up a playlist and cruise up or down the freeway for the weekend to one of the NSW coast's best kept secrets.  Click through the gallery above: 

Road trip: Sydney’s best summer weekend escapes