Vacationing in this popular region can be an adventure, so set aside some time to hit the road and check out some of the other interesting population centers in the vicinity of Paterson. Colchester, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, while Kommadagga can be found 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
When it's time to explore beyond Paterson, why not visit the nearest regional area. Grahamstown lies 35 miles (56 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as 1820 Settlers National Monument, Rhodes University and South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. Grahamstown has lots to offer travelers willing to hang around here a little longer. Observatory Museum and Cathedral of St. Michael and St. George are some of the other attractions worth a visit.
Try typical Eastern Cape (province) dishes to get to the core of the local cuisine. Many travelers don't consider a meal is complete unless they've tasted the regional wine. Have a taste of Chardonnay or Merlot.
St Andrews Day is held on the 30th of November, so be sure to set aside your sightseeing and join in the local festivities with proud locals.
So book your tickets, pack your backpack and head to this beautiful spot.