Destination guide

The friendly city of Amherst awaits you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Amherst. This welcoming and trendy city is known for its coffeehouses, golfing and university setting. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Amherst

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Amherst a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Amherst Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Shinimicas Provincial Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Amherst

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Amherst is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sackville Waterfowl Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Joggins Fossil Cliffs (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Shinimicas Provincial Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Hopewell Rocks (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Amherst

The nearest airport is in Moncton, NB (YQM-Greater Moncton Intl.), located 30.7 mi (49.5 km) from the city center.