Destination guide

Friendly Dickson will entice you

Experience the unique character of Dickson with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and bars, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. EPIC and Australian War Memorial are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Dickson

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Dickson a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Cockington Green (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dickson

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Dickson is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EPIC (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Mount Ainslie (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Glebe Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • City Hill (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mount Majura (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Dickson

The nearest airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Dickson?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 84 vacation rentals near Dickson. From 22 Houses to 41 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 Dickson for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre: 104 vacation rentals
  • Canberra Centre: 104 vacation rentals
  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 104 vacation rentals
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club: 104 vacation rentals
  • Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial: 104 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dickson 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 Dickson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 22 Houses in Dickson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dickson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dickson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Dickson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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