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.
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.
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