4 days in Amherst Itinerary

4 days in Amherst Itinerary

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Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Connecticut River valley. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation and Rock House Reservation. Emily Dickinson Museum and Hardwick Vineyard and Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Amherst, make a side trip to see Randall's Farm and Greenhouse in Ludlow, approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Yankee Candle Flagship Store, take in nature's colorful creations at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens, learn about winemaking at Amherst Farm Winery, and get engrossed in the history at The Plains School.

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If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Bradley International Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. August in Amherst sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amherst

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

South Deerfield, Randall's Farm and Greenhouse, Hardwick Vineyard and Winery, The Plains School, Rock House Reservation
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Emily Dickinson Museum ©
Emily Dickinson Museum
Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation ©
Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation
Rock House Reservation ©
Rock House Reservation