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Amherst, MA Vacation Rentals

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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 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 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 Weather in Amherst

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Amherst. The warmest months in Amherst are June and May, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -21 ˚F. The wettest month in Amherst is September with 9.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 1.91 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Amherst

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and many more. AllTheRooms has 233 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Amherst, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Amherst comes in at $18 per night. The average price of a rental is generally $113 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Amherst can pick from 155 places to stay that have WiFi. 49 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 7 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Amherst, you'll want to pick from 153 places to stay that provide parking. 13 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to select one of the 26 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Amherst AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 146 places to stay from Airbnb, 3 accommodations from VRBO and 3 places to stay from Homeaway.

177 accommodations in Amherst have been reviewed; 80% are rated highly. 55 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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