Canberra, the country's capital, is situated 240 miles (386 kilometers) southwest of Aberdeen, while Newcastle lies 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the southeast.
Don't limit yourself to Aberdeen, because this region contains a treasure trove man-made and natural attractions which await the savvy traveler. Singleton, is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest, and Upper Allyn can be found 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west.
Pokolbin, is another good spot to explore. It is around 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Aberdeen and offers a diverse range of things to see and do, for example Scarborough Wine Co, Mistletoe Wines and Hunter Valley Gardens. PepperTree Wines, David Hook Wines and De Luliis Wines are good places to visit.
Head to New South Wales' craft workshops and history museums. These are excellent spots to hang out, particularly on unpleasant days.
Have you ever wondered if you'd be brave enough to go sky diving? The New South Wales area is the perfect spot to do it. Why don't you take advantage of a knowledgable local guide and join a special interest tour? Winery tours, culinary tours and wildlife spotting tours are popular in this region.
Sadly, vacations can't go on forever, so when it's time return home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Newcastle, 70 miles (113 kilometers) away.