Destination guide

The cosy city of Amherst awaits you

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Amherst. This city's wildlife, golfing and lake draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Amherst

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Amherst a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Course (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Derryfield Golf Course (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Green Meadow Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride Area (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Butterfly Place (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Amherst

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Amherst. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Silver Lake State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Pack Monadnock Mountain (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Miller State Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Bear Brook State Park (22 mi / 35.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Amherst

Fly into Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manchester, NH (MHT-Manchester-Boston Regional), which is 10.6 mi (17 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Amherst?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 27 holiday rentals around Amherst. From 13 holiday houses to 7 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Amherst is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Amherst?

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

  • LaBelle Winery: 59 holiday rentals
  • Eaton's Magic Morsel: 134 holiday rentals
  • Whistler House Museum of Art: 118 holiday rentals
  • Derryfield Golf Course: 75 holiday rentals
  • Capitol Center for the Arts: 93 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amherst listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 13 Houses in Amherst. Our other popular types of Amherst holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 holiday houses
  • Studios: 7 holiday houses
  • Apartment: 6 holiday houses

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.