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.
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.
The summer and the fall are the best times to visit Amherst.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Amherst. The warmest months in Amherst are June and April, when temperatures reach 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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Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 257 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Amherst ranging from budget options to extravagant places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Amherst is available at $18 per night. An average accommodation in Amherst costs on average $121 a night.
If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 174 accommodations in Amherst that have WiFi. 42 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 7 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Amherst, you'll want to pick from 171 places to stay that provide parking. 10 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 27 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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