Discover a selection of 89 holiday rentals in Amherst, VA, 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 private pool. Prices start at £ 89 per night, and cabins 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

The lively area of Amherst awaits your stay

The area's live music and wineries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Amherst. This city's university setting, coffee shops and shopping attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and walkable location. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Amherst

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Amherst a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Winton Country Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Rebec Vineyards (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Lovingston Winery (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Mountain Cove Vineyards (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Amazement Square (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • LaHaye Ice Center (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Amherst

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Amherst. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • James River State Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Sherando Lake Recreation Area (20.5 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Alumni Memorial Field (22.3 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Boxerwood Gardens (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)
  • Butterflies at the Bridge (25.2 mi / 40.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Amherst

The nearest airport is in Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), located 21.4 mi (34.5 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Amherst?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 89 vacation rentals near Amherst. From 26 cabins to 64 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 is the best area to stay when traveling to Amherst?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Amherst:

  • Deer Springs: 159 vacation rentals
  • Pedlars Edge: 124 vacation rentals
  • Chestnut Springs: 163 vacation rentals
  • Laurel Ridge: 139 vacation rentals
  • Treeloft: 155 vacation rentals

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

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:

  • Sweet Briar College: 104 vacation rentals
  • Amherst County Museum and Historical Society: 98 vacation rentals
  • Winton Country Club: 105 vacation rentals
  • Rebec Vineyards: 261 vacation rentals
  • A Goode View Alpaca Farm: 228 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 Cabins in Amherst?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 26 Cabins in Amherst. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amherst include:

  • Houses: 64 rentals available
  • Cottages: 26 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 26 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amherst?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Amherst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.