Many of Melbourne’s most popular attractions are close to Preston, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous Northland Shopping Centre and the fantastic Fawkner Memorial Park. Two more worthwhile attractions that are located nearby Preston are Fairfield Boathouse and Martin Reserve.
The area is the home ground of the much-loved Melbourne Tigers basketball team in summer and Melbourne Vixens netball team in autumn. Both teams compete in regular games at Hisense Arena. This multi-purpose stadium is also a popular live music venue, so check the official website to see what’s on during your stay.
To make the most of Preston, consider booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Sleep & Go, the Rydges Hotel Bell City and the budget1hotel are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.