Hay is a rural town of about 3000 people. It has several motels and many country pubs, and is located at the intersection of three major highways, making it a good place for a stop on a long road trip. The Hay tourism board maintain a useful website , which provides good information about accommodation, directions and activities in Hay.
Hay is on the Stuart Highway, which is the main route from Sydney to Adelaide. Most people arrive via this route, although some also arrive via the much less travelled Cobb Highway. It is also the western end of the Mid-Western Highway.
The highlight of Hay must be: