Some places to visit in Mt Macedon
Mount Macedon is a beautiful village at approx 615 meters above sea level. This is one of the most visited places in Melbourne. If you love nature, outdoor activities, and wildlife this is one of the best options to choose. The below write-up lists some of the popular places to visit on Mount Macedon.
- Macedon Regional Park: Throughout the park is a 30-km connecting trail that makes it a wonderful and most sought-after picnic destination. You could easily drive from Melbourne to enjoy the walk around the bushes. You could also arrange for a barbeque and enjoy your day. Wildlife encounters are also common at macedon attractions. You could spot Kangaroos, wombats, and echidnas if luck would have it. If you plan your visit in the winters, you will find yourself amidst blooming mushrooms. The park becomes a land of fungi mushrooms with so many visitors thronging the park to witness the sight.
- Hiking and trail running: if you love heights, explore the stunning views after a beautiful uphill walk at a height of 1011 meters above sea level. For those who undertake endurance training trek, the Hoods track is very popular. If you are visiting as a family, the Sanatorium eco-loop is what we would recommend. There is a group called Macedon ranges trail runners group that includes like-minded people who carry on regular trail running.
- Cellar door adventures: You could plan a visit to the Vineyard cellar door and try the internationally popular Mountain Gin. These are locally distilled varieties. The Macedon range is very popular for this award-winning gin variety. A visit to the winery for wine tasting can also be a part of your trip.
- Cycling on Mt Macedon: Enjoy the thrill of uphill road cycling when you visit Macedon. Most cycling enthusiasts can be seen doing this during their visit.