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Amherst overview

Amherst is a budget-friendly place distinct for its live music and riverfront, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and dining choices. You might find the perfect souvenir at Crocker Park or Westfield Great Northern Mall. Check out local attractions like Back Roads and Beaches Bike and Multi-Sport Route and Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Memorial Park. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Amherst is for you.

Where to stay in Amherst

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Amherst has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Amherst with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Amherst hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Amherst hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Amherst

Fly in to Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), 22 mi (35.4 km) from downtown Amherst.

What to see around Amherst

The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Allen Memorial Art Museum
  • • Firelands Association for the Visual Arts
  • • Edison Birthplace Museum
  • • Milan Historical Museum
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Crocker Park
  • • Westfield Great Northern Mall
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Oberlin College
  • • Lorain County Community College
  • • Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Back Roads and Beaches Bike and Multi-Sport Route
  • • Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Memorial Park
  • • Tappan Square
  • • Paper Moon Winery
  • • The Weltzheimer/Johnson House

When to visit Amherst

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 21°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 50°F night
  • October-December: 70°F day, 22°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 7.72 inches
  • April-June: 10.91 inches
  • July-September: 11.38 inches
  • October-December: 9.65 inches