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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Amherst. The warmest months in Amherst are August and July, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -12 ˚F. The wettest month in Amherst is October with 7.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.11 inches of rain.
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