Discover a selection of 84 holiday rentals in Amherst, MA, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 36 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Amherst. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Amherst

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Amherst. Renowned for its university setting, restaurants and wildlife, this city welcomes all visitors. Springfield Armory and Volleyball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Amherst

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Amherst is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Norwottuck (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Joseph Skinner State Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Smith College Botanic Garden (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Look Memorial Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Mount Tom (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Amherst

Fly into Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Amherst Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Amherst?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 84 vacation rentals near Amherst. From 23 flats & apartments to 49 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Amherst for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Amherst?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Amherst. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hampshire College: 52 vacation rentals
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst: 48 vacation rentals
  • Elements Hot Tub Spa: 46 vacation rentals
  • Amherst College: 46 vacation rentals
  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art: 52 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amherst listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Amherst?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 23 Flats in Amherst. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amherst include:

  • Houses: 49 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available
  • Studios: 21 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amherst?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Amherst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.