Amherst, MA Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Amherst

  • Stone 'n Sky Lodge on an Ancient Stone Landscape
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
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    $345
  • A Yurt of Ones Own
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $110
  • Charming & Quiet - walk to colleges
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $116
  • Elegant Apt in Award Winning Garden
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $184
  • Sunlit Cabin with pool (Open for the Season)!
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $174
  • Kimball upstairs
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $136
  • Cozy Farmhouse Apartment near Amherst
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $88
  • Amherst Area Studio Apartment
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $113

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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

  • Beautifully Restored Cottage Studio Suite
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $147
  • Belchertown Apartment - near UMass & 5 colleges
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $95
  • Lucy's Little Lake House
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $129
  • Amherst, Quiet, Private, Spacious Studio apt.
    ExcellentStudio
    Airbnb
    From
    $96

Amherst Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • 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 warmest months in Amherst are June and May, when temperatures reach 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

Browse vacation rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. Amherst has 265 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Amherst can be budget-friendly - our lowest price accommodation is available at $20 per night. The average price of an accommodation is around $117 per night.

If you need internet access during your time in Amherst, then you can choose from over 186 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 50 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 9 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Amherst, you'll want to pick from 182 places to stay that provide parking. 11 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 28 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

200 accommodations in Amherst have been reviewed; 81% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 70 places to stay right now.

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