Discover a selection of 173 vacation rentals in Amherst that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $106 per night, and houses and condos 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. Travelers 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-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Amherst a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Amherst?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 173 vacation rentals around Amherst. From 56 house rentals to 62 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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:

  • Downtown Niagara Falls: 39 vacation rentals
  • Historic Old Town: 99 vacation rentals
  • Front Park: 40 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Beach: 65 vacation rentals
  • Columbus: 25 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Amherst?

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

  • University At Buffalo - North Campus: 244 vacation rentals
  • Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: 266 vacation rentals
  • Daemen College: 242 vacation rentals
  • Boulevard Mall: 245 vacation rentals
  • Oakwood Golf Course: 265 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amherst listed on Vrbo 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 has 56 Houses in Amherst. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amherst include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 62 rentals available
  • Studios: 68 rentals available
  • Hotels: 32 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 50 vacation rentals with pool available in Amherst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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