Where to stay around Amherst?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 87 holiday lettings near Amherst. From 29 Houses to 19 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Amherst for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Amherst?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Amherst:

  • Laurel Ridge: 105 holiday homes
  • Windsor Hills: 16 holiday homes
  • Chestnut Springs: 133 holiday homes
  • Pedlars Edge: 89 holiday homes
  • Deer Springs: 137 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 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:

  • Sweet Briar College: 70 holiday lettings
  • Winton Country Club: 81 holiday lettings
  • Amherst County Museum and Historical Society: 66 holiday lettings
  • Rebec Vineyards: 204 holiday lettings
  • Cyrus McCormick's Farm: 381 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 29 Houses in Amherst. Our other popular types of Amherst holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent mountain rentals in Amherst?

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

  • Downtown rentals: 10 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 10 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Amherst?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Amherst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    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 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)

    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)