Hampshire County, located in the scenic Connecticut River Valley, is only a two hour drive from Boston. Home to five colleges, the county attracts students and faculty from around the world, while still retaining its quaint, rural character. Wake up in an 18th-century farmhouse, or a hip loft in a renovated mill.
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Best Vacation Home Deals in Hampshire County
Book a dreamlike property from $89 per night by searching among the 269 options listed in Hampshire County. HomeToGo immediately highlights the best offers by comparing all of the listed properties in Hampshire County from 6 different providers.
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Vacation Rentals With Fireplaces
Get warm and cozy on cold winter nights in Hampshire County by booking a vacation home with a fireplace.
Popular Rental Amenities in Hampshire County
Listed above are the most preferred filters in Hampshire County and the number of rentals that provide them. Hampshire County is the perfect spot to book a property if you bring your pet everywhere or you want a rental with a pool, as the most frequently offered features are "Pets allowed" and "Pool." It is also possible to look for a rental in Hampshire County if you need a special entrance for wheelchairs as 73 of the listed rentals there offer "Wheelchair accessible."
The Weather in Hampshire County
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. July is the warmest month in Hampshire County with average maximum temperatures of 84°. However, temperatures can go lower than 16° in Hampshire County in February. The rainiest month is May while the driest month is September.
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Accommodations for your vacation in Hampshire County
Art and science
Plan a literary pilgrimage to the home of poet Emily Dickinson in Amherst, the rooms and grounds of which are open to visitors. Sign up for the guided tour to see the poet's bedroom and library.
The Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College has over 1700 fascinating specimens on display, including reconstructed skeletons of dinosaurs, woolly mammoths, dinosaur footprints and meteorites.
Aficionados of modern art will appreciate the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts. The Smith College Art Museum in Northampton is also worth visiting, featuring work by Monet, Degas and Picasso.
Enjoy live music by local singer-song writers, as well as renowned international recording artists, at the Calvin Theater, and the Academy of Music in Northampton. During summer, Amherst and Florence both offer free concerts on their town commons.
While in Hampshire County, check out the contra dance scene - this traditional New England folk dance is usually accompanied by fiddle music.
Explore the outdoors
For outdoor adventure, go hiking in the Holyoke Range, or drive to Summit House, a former hotel at the top of Mount Holyoke. The wraparound porch here offers panoramic views of the Connecticut River Valley.
Rent a canoe or boat from Sportsman's Marina, and explore the wide, placid waters of the Connecticut River. Be sure to keep an eye out for bald eagles, which nest along the banks.
Biking is another way to enjoy the local scenery. The Norwottuck Rail Trail takes you through the farm fields of Amherst and Hadley, and over the Connecticut River to bustling downtown Northampton.
Information about vacation rentals in Hampshire County
|🏡 Vacation rentals||269 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 36%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$89|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||35 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||86 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical nightly price for a vacation rental in Hampshire County?
The nightly price of accommodations in Hampshire County starts at $89. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $572 per night. A bed & breakfast Hampshire County will cost on average $304 per night.
How many vacation homes are available to book in Hampshire County?
There are currently 269 rentals from 6 providers in Hampshire County.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Hampshire County?
The most popular amenities for vacation rentals in Hampshire County include accommodations that have: Pool, Pets allowed, and Internet.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are in Hampshire County?
Hampshire County has 86 Hotel room and Motel room options on offer to rent.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in Hampshire County?
Finding a rental in Hampshire County that allows dogs is easy, with 35 pet-friendly available.
What are the best months to travel to Hampshire County?
July and August are the warmest months in Hampshire County with temperatures around 84 °F. The coldest months in Hampshire County are February and January, with 16 °F on average.
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