Where to stay around Amherst, VA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 86 vacation rentals near Amherst. From 30 Houses to 19 Cabins, 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:

  • Chestnut Springs: 134 vacation rentals
  • Laurel Ridge: 106 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Hills: 16 vacation rentals
  • Pedlars Edge: 89 vacation rentals
  • Deer Springs: 137 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:

  • Sweet Briar College: 70 vacation rentals
  • Rebec Vineyards: 204 vacation rentals
  • Winton Country Club: 81 vacation rentals
  • Amherst County Museum and Historical Society: 66 vacation rentals
  • Crabtree Falls: 368 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 30 Houses in Amherst. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amherst include:

  • Cabins: 19 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 6 rentals available

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

Can I rent mountain rentals in Amherst?

Absolutely, VRBO has 41 mountain rentals in Amherst. You have also many other possibilities in Amherst area, including:

  • Golf rental rentals: 38 rentals
  • Beachfront rentals: 10 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amherst?

Yes, you can select your prefered 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.

    The lively area of Amherst awaits your stay

    The area's live music and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Amherst. This city's university setting, coffeehouses and shopping attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

    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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Amherst a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • 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)

    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 vacation in Amherst. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • 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)