Destination guide

The lively city of Amherst awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Amherst. This city's riverfront, shopping and sledging draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Amherst

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Amherst a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paper Moon Winery (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Grey Hawk Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • John Christ Winery (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Thunderbird Hills Golf Courses (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Summit Motorsports Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Sawmill Creek Golf Course (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Amherst

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Amherst is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Memorial Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Tappan Square (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Rowland Nature Preserve (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Main Street Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lakeview Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Sherod Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Amherst

The nearest airport is in Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), located 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Amherst?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday lettings around Amherst. From 21 Houses to 5 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 points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Amherst?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Amherst. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve: 275 holiday lettings
  • The Weltzheimer/Johnson House: 82 holiday lettings
  • All Pro Freight Stadium: 145 holiday lettings
  • Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Memorial Park: 133 holiday lettings
  • Mulligan's Family Fun: 181 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Amherst listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Amherst?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Amherst. Our other popular types of Amherst holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Amherst?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 33 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Amherst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.