Destination guide

Travel to friendly Carlton

Come and experience Carlton and its architecture, museums and churches. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and monuments, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Carlton

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carlton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Melbourne Zoo (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carlton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Carlton. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Luna Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Carlton Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Treasury Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Princes Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carlton

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 11 mi (17.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Carlton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,005 vacation rentals near Carlton. From 339 Houses to 1,515 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carlton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Carlton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Carlton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Melbourne Central: 2,183 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,184 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,176 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,180 vacation rentals
  • The Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre: 2,241 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Carlton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 339 Houses in Carlton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carlton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,515 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carlton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 568 vacation rentals with pool available in Carlton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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