Maitland is a great place to stay in Hunter Valley as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are nearby. The Oaks Golf Course and PepperTree Wines are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find within a short distance of Maitland are the Saddlers Creek Wines and Brokenwood Wines.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Put on your hiking shoes and enjoy the well-used ecological preserves for which this area is famous, like the Hunter Valley Gardens in Pokolbin. Escape the rat race for a while and enjoy the cool shade at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Carmichael Park in Mount View.
To get active in nature, head for the greens at the Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club in Pokolbin.
If you are holidaying without kids in tow, pay a visit to the Audrey Wilkinson Winery in Pokolbin, the David Hook Wines and the Briar Ridge Vineyard in Mount View.
Maitland is a place of proud sporting traditions. Rub shoulders with local fans at EnergyAustralia Stadium, Newcastle, home to the Newcastle Knights rugby league team in winter and the Newcastle Jets soccer team. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with friendly locals after the game in a nearby pub.
When it’s time to put your feet up after a busy day discovering the delights of Maitland, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, the Harrigan's Irish Pub & Accommodation, Pokolbin, and the popular Ibis Newcastle, Newcastle West.