Amherst, MA Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Amherst

  • Xee's Paradise - Spacious and Cozy
     3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $153
  • Charming & Quiet - walk to colleges
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $116
  • Idyllic Farmhouse near Amherst
    Excellent2br Farmhouse
    Airbnb
    From
    $77
  • Sunlit Amherst Cabin Cozy and Clean
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $158
  • Elegant Apt in Award Winning Garden
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $184
  • Kimball upstairs
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $118
  • Lucy's Little Lake House
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $129
  • Beautifully Restored Midcentury Guest Suite
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $147

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Amherst Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Winter Getaway Apartment
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $159
  • NEW LISTING: Walk to UMass & Amherst
     3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $226
  • Charming Artsy Home near Amherst (upstairs)
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $95
  • Private South Amherst Retreat
    GoodHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $116

Amherst Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Amherst Central
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $90

Amherst Travel Guide

Amherst is a vibrant town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts that is full of adventure for vacationers. In particular, there are three colleges in town to visit, as well as fascinating museums to spend time in in the afternoons. In the downtown area, the atmosphere is lively and there are a host of coffee shops and art galleries, as well as boutiques for some retail therapy. In particular, Amherst is known for its fantastic book stores and the Amherst Farmers’ Market.

Things to Do in Amherst

One of the top museums in Amherst include Emily Dickinson Museum. This was the birthplace of Emily Dickinson and visitors can learn about her poetry. There is also the fascinating Amherst Collect Museum of Natural History. There is everything from exhibits on dinosaurs to gemstones to view. In addition, there is the Yiddish Book Center on the Hampshire College campus. To explore the outdoors and discover the beautiful surroundings of Amherst, head to The Notch. Here you'll find great hiking trails here and spectacular views. In addition, there is the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail.

Best Time to Visit Amherst

The summer and the fall are the best times to visit Amherst.

Price and Availability in Amherst

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Amherst tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Amherst tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Amherst is in December, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Amherst is in the high season in October. Amherst has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Amherst

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Amherst. The hottest month in Amherst is June, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -12 ˚F. The wettest month in Amherst is September with 8.48 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 2.39 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Amherst

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 251 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Amherst ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. A trip to Amherst can be budget-friendly - our lowest price accommodation is available at $20 a night. An average rental in Amherst costs on average $121 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your stay in Amherst, then you can choose from over 172 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 44 places to stay include a breakfast. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 7 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Amherst, you'll want to pick from 169 places to stay that provide parking. We track 9 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 26 pet-friendly places to stay in Amherst, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any trouble.

In Amherst AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 169 places to stay from Airbnb, 3 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from Agoda.

187 of the places to stay in Amherst have been rated by previous guests. They rated 83% as excellent or good. 66 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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