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Amherst overview

While in Amherst, you can take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Amherst College. While here, check out other local sights like Emily Dickinson Museum and Mullins Center. Whatever your interests are, Amherst has something for you.

Where to stay in Amherst

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Amherst can accommodate you. There are 5 hotels in Amherst and you can shop as many as 50 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 56 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Amherst as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 6 4-star hotels from 128 USD per night
  • • 42 3-star hotels from 88 USD per night
  • • 16 2-star hotels from 57 USD per night

How to get to Amherst

Amherst Station is the closest train station, located 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from the city center.

What to see around Amherst

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Emily Dickinson Museum
  • • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
It's recognized for its natural features, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • War Memorial
  • • East Village Historic District
  • • Athletic Fields North
  • • Amethyst Conservation Area
  • • Mount Norwottuck
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Amherst College
  • • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • • Hampshire College
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Mullins Center
  • • Mount Norwottuck

When to visit Amherst

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 18°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 21°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.57 inches
  • • April-June: 11.97 inches
  • • July-September: 11.61 inches
  • • October-December: 11.61 inches