Lowe Wines, Mudgee, NSW © Destination NSW

Blue Mountains to Mudgee: a 4-day road trip 

Blue Mountains to Mudgee: a 4-day road trip

Scenic World, Katoomba, NSW © Destination NSW

Scenic World, Katoomba, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Travel tip

Turn off the highway at Faulconbridge to visit the historic home and gardens of the celebrated artist Norman Lindsay, which are filled with art as well as his cheeky book characters. 

Bubble Tent  Australia, Capertee Valley, NSW © Destination NSW

Bubble Tent Australia, Capertee Valley, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Did you know?

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley was the first resort in the world to achieve internationally accredited carbon-neutral status. It is also a spectacular stay offering up luxury and nature in equal (and equally responsible) measure.

Pantoneys Crown, Capertee Valley, NSW © Destination NSW

Pantoneys Crown, Capertee Valley, New South Wales © Destination NSW

What’s cooking?

For the ultimate foodie take away, book into a two-day course in sourdough making at Mudgee Sourdough School, or try one of The Little Cooking School’s classes to learn how to slow-roast a lamb shoulder or make a Bakewell tart.

Hillbilly Cider, Bilpin, NSW © Destination NSW

Hillbilly Cider, Bilpin, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Local favourite

The family run Bilpin Fruit Bowl, with its iconic giant fruit bowl out front, lost thousands of fruit-bearing trees in the 2019/2020 bushfires, but they are still serving the best pink lady apple pies you’ll find anywhere.

For more information about road trips in New South Wales, go to visitnsw.com.