Destination guide

Travel to scenic Essex

The glaciers, parks and forests are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Essex. This scenic and welcoming city entices travellers with its hiking and mountain views. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Essex

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Essex a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Glacier Park Lodge Golf Course (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Amazing Fun Center (23 mi / 37 km)
  • Glacier View Golf Course (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Essex

Travellers enjoy Essex for its glaciers and parks. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Essex 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 centre:

  • Great Northern Mountain (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Hungry Horse Reservoir (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Aster Falls (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Apgar Visitor Center (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Lake McDonald (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Glacier National Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Essex

The nearest airport is in Kalispell, MT (FCA-Glacier Park Intl.), located 31.2 mi (50.3 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Essex Station.

Where to stay near Essex?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,252 holiday rentals near Essex. From 180 Cabins to 460 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Essex for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Essex?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Essex. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Silver Staircase Falls: 46 holiday rentals
  • Essex Station: 26 holiday rentals
  • Walton Ranger Station: 26 holiday rentals
  • Amazing Fun Center: 1,101 holiday rentals
  • Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex: 16 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Essex?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 180 Cabins in Essex. Our other popular types of Essex holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 460 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 180 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 8 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Essex?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 192 holiday homes with pool available in Essex. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.