Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Hampshire County

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Hampshire County. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its university setting, gardens and coffee shops. Springfield Armory and Volleyball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hampshire County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hampshire County is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smith College Botanic Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Look Memorial Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Joseph Skinner State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Mount Tom (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Mount Norwottuck (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Holyoke Heritage State Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Hampshire County

The nearest airport is in Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hampshire County?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 158 holiday lettings around Hampshire County. From 90 Houses to 23 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hampshire County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hampshire County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Northampton: 110 holiday homes
  • Chesterfield: 56 holiday homes
  • Easthampton: 55 holiday homes
  • Middlefield: 90 holiday homes
  • Hampshire College: 83 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hampshire County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hampshire County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Hampshire County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Northampton: 110 holiday lettings
  • Chesterfield: 56 holiday lettings
  • Easthampton: 55 holiday lettings
  • Middlefield: 90 holiday lettings
  • Amherst: 127 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Hampshire County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Hampshire County are:

  • Bradley International Airport (BDL): 83 self catering accommodations
  • Westover Arb Metropolitan Airport (CEF): 81 self catering accommodations
  • Barnes Municipal Airport (BAF): 116 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Hampshire County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Hampshire County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hampshire College: 83 holiday rentals
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst: 82 holiday rentals
  • Hadley Farm Museum: 86 holiday rentals
  • Mount Norwottuck: 79 holiday rentals
  • Mullins Center: 81 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hampshire County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.