American visitors ... the Huff family, from Las Vegas, are enjoying their Coffs Coast holiday.
American visitors ... the Huff family, from Las Vegas, are enjoying their Coffs Coast holiday.

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COFFS Coast residents have known for years that Coffs Harbour is one of the most amazing places in the country, and now the rest of the nation agrees.

Wotif.com, an accommodation booking site, has released their Top 20 most popular tourist destinations this festive season in which Coffs Harbour ranked an impressive 10th.

For the Famularo's of the Central Coast, the allure of great weather and pristine beaches makes Coffs Harbour the perfect holiday destination.

"This is our second year in Coffs Harbour at the Park Beach Caravan Park," Mr Famularo said.

"We're here with eight families. It's great for the kids, the surf is just across the road and the weather is great."

The Huffs ended up in Coffs Harbour all the way from Las Vegas.

Annette Huff, who was born in Australia, said Coffs Harbour has a great family feel.

"I lived in the US for 12 and a half years, and got home- sick. I'm originally from Sydney, but I'd been to Coffs Harbour and the Big Banana as a child," she said.

"When we decided to come back to Australia, this is where we came. It has the benefits of the city without the hustle and bustle, and the air and water here is just so fresh and clean."

Manager of the Coffs Harbour Visitor Information Centre, Brian Bowers, agreed.

"There is something for everyone here," he said.

"People are attracted to Coffs Harbour because of the diversity of activities and attractions we offer. We have everything from the rainforest through to the beach.

"We've definitely had an increase in visitors."



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