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

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

  • Melbourne Deer Park Station: 1,747 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Rockbank Station: 1,101 holiday lettings
  • Spotswood Station: 1,825 holiday lettings
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,021 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Diggers Rest Station: 1,138 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Essendon 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.

Head to the friendly city of Essendon

Experience the unique character of Essendon with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities and attractions in and around Essendon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Essendon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Melbourne Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Northern Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)

Exploring the natural features in Essendon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Essendon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Luna Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Royal Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Princes Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Martin Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)