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Essendon is located just 5 miles to the northwest of the popular city of Melbourne.

A mere 3 miles trip southeast from Essendon is Parkville. Here, you can visit the Melbourne Zoo.

See a fun match at Etihad Stadium, in Melbourne, 5 miles to the southeast of Essendon. Cheer on the Carlton Football Club, the Essendon Football Club or the North Melbourne Football Club. There's no nicer way to meet sports fans than to sit among the roaring crowd sporting the navy blue and white of this region's heroes, the Carlton Football Club.

Make sure you pay a visit to Fawkner Memorial Park and Martin Reserve in Fawkner, 4 miles away. In addition, you could investigate Westgate Bridge and Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal in Port Melbourne. This nice spot is about 6 miles away from Essendon.

St Kilda Road, a regional hub, is another interesting place. It is around 7 miles from Essendon and boasts a lot of fascinating tourist attractions, including Governor La Trobe's Cottage, St Kilda Mangrove Boardwalk and LaTrobe's Cottage. Melbourne's Gardens and King's Domain Gardens are other interesting attractions to round out everyone's schedule.

The popular food in this area has its own unique flavors, so go ahead and try some of the more popular local dishes.

The area is noted for its beef and lamb.

Why not try salt and pepper squid or meat pie? These are popular around this region.

Peach melba is a lovely way to end your meal.

Carlton Draught will be sure to quench your thirst. Spend some time talking to the locals while tasting this classic brew.

Try out Bundaberg Spiced Rum, a local spirit. It's a good way to finish up your meal.

Why not kick back, relax and order a glass of wine to accompany your dinner? Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and Riverina Chardonnay are a couple of popular varieties.

When it's time to head home, it's good to know that the handiest airport is located 6 miles away.

Accommodation in Essendon

There isn't a massive selection of places to stay in Essendon, so be sure to explore the latest information and deals on Expedia's Essendon lodging guide.

Some of the lodgings that might tick your boxes in Essendon are the Punthill Essendon Grand and Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments.

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