AsyncDestinationUrgency
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncDestinationInfographic
AsyncExploreBookEnjoy
AsyncExploreBookEnjoy
AsyncExploreBookEnjoy
Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Hampshire County

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Hampshire County. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognized for its university setting, gardens and coffeehouses. Springfield Armory and Volleyball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hampshire County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hampshire County is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smith College Botanic Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Look Memorial Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Joseph Skinner State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Mount Tom (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Mount Norwottuck (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Holyoke Heritage State Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hampshire County

The nearest airport is in Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hampshire County?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 93 house rentals around Hampshire County. From 50 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Hampshire County is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hampshire County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hampshire County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Norwich Lake: 26 vacation rentals
  • Northampton: 67 vacation rentals
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst: 50 vacation rentals
  • Amherst: 79 vacation rentals
  • Easthampton: 32 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Hampshire County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hampshire County?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hampshire County:

  • Norwich Lake: 26 rentals
  • Northampton: 67 rentals
  • Amherst: 79 rentals
  • Easthampton: 32 rentals
  • Worthington: 49 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Hampshire County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Hampshire County are:

  • Bradley International Airport (BDL): 61 home rentals
  • Westover Arb Metropolitan Airport (CEF): 46 home rentals
  • Barnes Municipal Airport (BAF): 69 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Hampshire County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Hampshire County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst: 50 vacation homes
  • Smith College: 50 vacation homes
  • Skinner State Park and Historic Summit House: 47 vacation homes
  • Look Memorial Park: 59 vacation homes
  • Academy of Music Theater: 50 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Hampshire County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.