Amherst’s campus consists of stunning red brick architecture, a beautiful central quad with views of the Holyoke range in the distance, and several museums worth visiting.
Amherst's quaint downtown, while not at lively as nearby Northampton, features a number of interesting shops, restaurants, and a bookstore.
This unique museum celebrates the beloved author and illustrator Eric Carle who wrote the classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
During your visit, you’ll be able to see the poet's birthplace and home and the home of her brothers family.
If you’re a cycling enthusiast you’ll want to make time in your itinerary for the Norwottuck Rail Trail.