Discover a selection of 99 holiday rentals in Amherst 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 £ 97 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 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 99 vacation rentals near Amherst. From 26 cabins to 71 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.