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Amherst overview

Amherst is a small town, known for its cultural and historical sites, and features picturesque views of lakes and wildlife. You'll enjoy Amherst's natural features, architecture and live music. Visitors can take a fun excursion to Southern New Hampshire University Arena. There's plenty to explore, including local sights such as Merrimack Premium Outlets and Silver Lake State Park. If you're looking for a family-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 by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods 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 Manchester, NH (MHT-Manchester-Boston Regional), 10.6 mi (17 km) from central Amherst.

What to see around Amherst

Fun outdoor activities are on hand, along with these attractions:
  • • Stonebridge Golf Course
  • • Derryfield Golf Course
  • • Green Meadow Golf Club
Entertainment and live music are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Applejacks & Co
  • • Andres Institute of Art
  • • Florence Hyde Speare Memorial Museum
  • • Nashua Historical Society
  • • New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society
Acclaimed for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Pickety Place
  • • Abbot-Spalding House
  • • Zimmerman House
Its lakes, wildlife and swimming spots are notable. Top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Silver Lake State Park
  • • Mine Falls Park
  • • Greeley Park
  • • Pack Monadnock Mountain
  • • Benson Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Merrimack Premium Outlets
  • • Anheuser-Busch Brewery
  • • Daniel Webster College
  • • Holman Stadium
  • • Saint Anselm College

When to visit Amherst

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, -11°C night
  • April-June: 27°C day, -2°C night
  • July-September: 28°C day, 6°C night
  • October-December: 20°C day, -10°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 285 cm
  • April-June: 326 cm
  • July-September: 292 cm
  • October-December: 319 cm
  • Historical sites
  • Entertainment
  • Culture
  • Family-friendly
  • Nature