Destination guide

Travel to friendly Rutherford

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Rutherford. Well-liked for its bars, spas and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Rutherford

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Rutherford a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wyndham Estate (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Gartelmann Wines (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Allandale Winery (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Hunter Valley Zoo (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Lucy's Run (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Rutherford

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rutherford is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hunter Region Botanic Gardens (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Hunter Valley Gardens (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Carmichael Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Hunter Wetlands Centre (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Bimbadeen Lookout (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Watagans National Park (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)

How to get to and around Rutherford

The nearest airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), located 20.1 mi (32.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Rutherford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 110 holiday lettings near Rutherford. From 61 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rutherford is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rutherford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rutherford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Blackbutt Reserve: 326 holiday lettings
  • Mindaribba Station: 401 holiday lettings
  • Kotara Station: 326 holiday lettings
  • East Maitland Station: 527 holiday lettings
  • Bimbadeen Lookout: 519 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rutherford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rutherford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Houses in Rutherford. Our other popular types of Rutherford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rutherford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Rutherford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.