Road Trip Near Sydney

Ready for a Road Trip Near Sydney? Discover Maitland and the Hunter Valley

Are you in Sydney and craving the open road? Longing for the joy of a packed car, snacks within easy reach, and singing along to a mutually-approved playlist? If you’re looking for a change of scenery and a new place to explore, consider taking a road trip near Sydney to the charming town of Maitland. Just two hours away, Maitland and the surrounding Hunter Valley offer a wealth of experiences waiting to be discovered.

Adventure awaits in Maitland

Maitland itself is a treasure trove of activities. You can step back in time with a visit to the Maitland Gaol, engage your mind at an escape room, or get your heart racing with some laser tag. If you’re a history buff, you’ll love exploring the local museum or walking and cycling around this historic town.

Explore the wider Hunter Valley

A short drive from Maitland opens up the wider Hunter Valley region, with its world-renowned wineries, hot air balloon rides, and Segway tours. There are also many wonderful restaurants to try, serving everything from local Australian cuisine to international fare. After a day of exploration, you can unwind with a visit to one of the area’s day spas.

If you’re a wine enthusiast, you’re in luck. The Hunter Valley is famous for its vineyards, and there are plenty of opportunities for wine tasting and vineyard tours. But even if wine isn’t your thing, there’s still plenty to see and do. 

The region is rich in history, and nearby townships like Morpeth are worth a visit. Here, you can not only learn about Arnott’s Biscuits’ heritage at the Historic Arnott Bakehouse but also attend a sourdough baking class and even spend the night.

Road Trip Near Sydney

Road trip near Sydney? Stay with us in style

Whether you’re travelling with friends, your partner, or family, the William Arnott Boutique Hotel offers luxury accommodation in Morpeth to suit everyone. We can sleep up to twelve people with the Family Assorted configuration. For couples and smaller groups, you have the choice between the VoVo Suite or the Monte Carlo Penthouse. If you’re travelling solo, our SAO Studio should do the trick.

So, if you’re bored of the city and longing for a road trip near Sydney, why not head to Maitland and the Hunter Valley? With a mix of history, adventure, fine dining, and relaxation on offer, it’s the perfect destination for a weekend getaway or a longer holiday. Pack your bags, hit the road, and start exploring today!

Your friendly hosts are only too happy to help in any way we can. Should you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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