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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 hottest month in Amherst is June, when temperatures peak at 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

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and many more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 244 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Amherst ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Amherst is available at $21 per night. In general, an accommodation in Amherst will cost you $111 per night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Amherst can pick from 168 places to stay that include WiFi. 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. Driving to Amherst? Then choose one of the 165 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 10 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 24 pet-friendly places to stay in Amherst, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

187 accommodations in Amherst have been reviewed; 79% are rated excellent or good. 70 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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