The Hunter Valley Wine Region in summer, winter, autumn or spring is one of those magical places that you can come to, to truly relax and unwind and escape the everyday stresses of life. This premier wine region has been producing wines for many years and has perfected the art so you can only start to imagine the taste tempting and tantalising treats that are waiting for you here. With over 50 vineyards, olive grove farms, cheese making factories and a stunning selection of restaurants that are scattered through the scenic landscape you can spend your days wining and dining until your heart is content.
Located just outside Sydney, about an hour's drive west, you can find the Hunter Valley and all its treasures just waiting to be discovered. With so much to offer in the way good food and wine, attractions, events, festivals and not to mention an array of accommodation ranging from budget style accommodation through to the more lavish of rooms, you can start planning the holiday you have been waiting for.
Even though the Hunter Valley is world famous for its beautiful wines you can also look forward to a variety of other attractions that are sure to delight the entire family. With beautiful art galleries, botanical gardens, an array of tours to embark on, action and adventure, people of all ages, young and old will fall in love with the Hunter Valley. With things such as shopping, wildlife parks, golfing, bicycle tours, scenic drives, horse riding adventures, hot air balloon rides, scenic flights, historical museums and picturesque villages to wander through, your days can be as action packed as you wish them to be.
And the fun doesn't stop there, with plenty of things to see and do during the day you can also look forward to plenty of entertainment on into the night. Whether you are interested in relaxing in a bar with friends, dancing the night away to a live band are tempting your tastebuds with a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants that are within the Hunter Valley, you can spend your night either out and about or curled up around a burning wood fire with a beautiful bottle of wine.
People come to the Hunter Valley to escape the rat race as they are looking for peace and serenity and that is exactly what you will find here. With stunning scenery in every direction you look, the smell of the cool crisp mountain air and a relaxing country atmosphere, it is hard not to feel the tension immediately drift away from the moment you arrive. The Hunter Valley is ideal for that family getaway, honeymoon hideaway, wedding location and business trips or even somewhere that backpackers just shouldn't miss out on. There is always plenty to do no matter what time of year it is and what age you are or what you are wishing to do while you are here!
You may even like to plan your holiday around one of the many festivals and events that are held in the Hunter Valley annually. From jazz and blues concerts through to chocolate festivals, cheese tasting events, rodeo's and the festival of flowers there are highlight days present throughout the entire year. The Hunter Valley is a place for all to enjoy, and with so much to offer to everyone who comes here it is not hard to see why it is one of the most visited places in Australia.
So if you are in search of your next holiday destination where you can be treated to all kinds of sights and delights that will ignite your senses that look no further than the magnificent Hunter Valley.