Discover a selection of 137 holiday rentals in Amherst, NY, 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 £ 59 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Amherst. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Amherst

The waterfalls and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Amherst. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, shopping and restaurants. Niagara Falls State Park and Bridal Veil Falls are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Amherst

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Amherst a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buffalo Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Aquarium of Niagara (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Lasertron (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Grover Cleveland Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Adventure Landing (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Amherst Audubon Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the waterfalls and other natural features in Amherst

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Amherst is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Niagara Falls State Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Bridal Veil Falls (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • American Falls (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Horseshoe Falls (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Amherst

Fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), which is 10.5 mi (17 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Amherst?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 137 vacation rentals near Amherst. From 61 houses to 59 flats & apartments, 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:

  • Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: 229 vacation rentals
  • University At Buffalo - North Campus: 248 vacation rentals
  • Daemen College: 247 vacation rentals
  • Boulevard Mall: 249 vacation rentals
  • Lasertron: 249 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 Houses in Amherst?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 61 Houses in Amherst. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amherst include:

  • Flats: 59 rentals available
  • Studios: 52 rentals available
  • Hotels: 13 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 28 vacation rentals with pool available in Amherst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.