Destination guide

The friendly city of Penrith awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Penrith with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its shopping, restaurants and bars. 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 and around Penrith

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Penrith a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cables Wake Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sydney Dragway (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Sydney (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Castle Hill Country Club (15.6 mi / 25 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Penrith

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

  • Great River Walk (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • River Road Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Trench Reserve (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Nurragingy Reserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Penrith

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Sydney Penrith Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Penrith City Council?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 160 house rentals around Penrith City Council. From 91 Houses to 21 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Penrith City Council is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Penrith City Council?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Penrith City Council. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Homebush West: 1,990 vacation rentals
  • Oceania: 62,656 vacation rentals
  • Kurrajong: 62 vacation rentals
  • Campsie: 2,699 vacation rentals
  • Central Coast: 2,151 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Penrith City Council! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Penrith City Council?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Penrith City Council:

  • Homebush West: 1,990 rentals
  • Kurrajong: 62 rentals
  • Campsie: 2,699 rentals
  • Sydney Olympic Park: 2,113 rentals
  • Blackheath: 604 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Penrith City Council?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Penrith City Council. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Blue Mountains National Park: 599 vacation homes
  • Urban Jungle Adventure Park: 3,683 vacation homes
  • Hillsong Church: 2,684 vacation homes
  • Yengo Sculpture Garden: 666 vacation homes
  • Wentworth Falls Lake: 663 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Penrith City Council listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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