Local Lodging

Bed & Breakfasts

Adjacent to Campus

Allen House and Amherst Inn, Amherst, (413) 253-5000
Emily's Amherst B&B, Amherst, (413) 549-0733
Wilbur Homestead, Amherst (413) 253-2281

Airbnb.com offers rooms in local homes

The Northampton Unitarian Society offers rooms in private homes for college events. Call Gill Billings at (413) 527-7353 for more information.

Driving Directions

Amherst College is approximately two hours from downtown Boston, two and a half hours from Logan Airport and three hours north of New York City.

See Google Map

To reach the Admission Office:


Between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., parking on the Amherst College campus is restricted. During these hours, guests (including members of the general public who are attending events) are asked to park in the metered spaces in town or at the new parking garage a short walk away (see town parking map, PDF).

For more information, contact Amherst College Campus Police, (413/542-2291).