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Mornington, on the Mornington Peninsula, is a stunning destination with its stunning beaches, wineries, markets and restaurants.

Between the bustling cafe culture, popular racecourse and pop-up street markets, there’s always something going on in Mornington. This beachside town is one of the largest on the Mornington Peninsula, while still retaining a village vibe.

Mornington is a rich with historical landmarks and tourist attractions, including the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 1860s mansion Beleura House and Mornington Museum (the town’s former post office), but nowadays is best known for the long strip of restaurants, cafes and shops that line the Main Street, home to popular boutiques like Herman Store, Eco D. and Aurelia Boutique, along with a slew of upscale homewares and gifting stores.

Food and wine events such as Peninsula Picnic, Wednesday Morning Markets and the Main Street Festival attract thousands to the town annually.

The village atmosphere and beautiful beaches (Mothers Beach, Scouts Beach and Mills Beach Lookout to name a few) make Mornington a Peninsula treasure, loved by a locals and tourists. The town centre runs straight down to the foreshore where you’ll find a yacht club, playground and lookout point with panoramic views of the bay, and across to the Melbourne city skyline.

Mornington is the gateway to the Peninsula, making it great for an impromptu day trip (less than an hours’ drive from the Melbourne CBD) or a quick pit stop (and shop) as you head further south.

Welcome to Mornington, a beautiful coastal town on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia.

The rolling hills, beautiful beaches and warm weather make Mornington a great place to visit, and a wonderful place to live. With its close proximity to Melbourne, it is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway.

When it comes to things to do, there is no shortage of activities in Mornington. Spend a day beach hopping and exploring the rugged coastline, or take a leisurely stroll through the town's vibrant main street and check out the local shops and markets. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can go on a bike ride or paddle board across the bay.

If you're looking for a bite to eat, Mornington has something for everyone. Enjoy a delicious breakfast of local produce at one of the many cafes, or grab a slice of pizza from the local pizzeria. For dinner, there are a range of restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines, from Italian to Mexican.

When it comes to nightlife, there is plenty to discover in Mornington. Whether you're looking for a relaxing evening at a craft beer bar or a live music show at a local pub, there is something to suit everyone's taste.

Mornington is also a great place to discover some hidden gems. Take a walk through the local art galleries, explore the wineries and sample some of the region's finest wines, or take a drive to some of the nearby coastal towns.

Whether you're looking for a relaxing weekend away or planning a fun day trip, Mornington is the perfect destination. With its stunning scenery, fantastic food and vibrant nightlife, you'll find plenty to explore and discover in this beautiful coastal town.

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