Amherst, MA Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Amherst

  • Stone 'n Sky Lodge on an Ancient Stone Landscape
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $345
  • Historic 1850 Farmhouse
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $145
  • Quiet space overlooking swimming pondl
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $108
  • Charming & Quiet - walk to colleges
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $116
  • Idyllic Farmhouse near Amherst
    Excellent2br Farmhouse
    Airbnb
    From
    $77
  • Elegant Apt in Award Winning Garden
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $184
  • Sunlit Amherst Cabin Cozy and Clean
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $158
  • Kimball upstairs
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $136

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Amherst Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • 1760 colonial home close to 5 Colleges
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $96

Amherst Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Amherst Area Studio Apartment
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $113
  • Lucy's Little Lake House
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $97
  • Belchertown Apartment - near UMass & 5 colleges
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $110
  • Hidden Shangri-la @ Belchertown, MA
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $464

Amherst Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Amherst Central
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $90
  • Stone n' Sky Lodge
    Excellent5br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $350

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 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -21 ˚F. The wettest month in Amherst is April with 9.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.91 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Amherst

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and many more. We have 271 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Amherst ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Amherst is available at $20 per night. In general, a place to stay in Amherst will cost you $115 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 185 accommodations in Amherst that have WiFi. 49 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 8 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Amherst? Then choose one of the 181 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 11 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then make sure to select one of the 28 pet-friendly accommodations available.

199 of the places to stay in Amherst have been rated by previous guests. They rated 82% as excellent or good. 71 accommodations allow instant booking.

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