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When is the best time to visit Amherst College?

Visiting Amherst College depends on a number of factors, including the season, your schedule, and a lot of uncontrollable variables. We recommend you visit Amherst College twice if you’re serious about enrolling – at least one visit should be when students are on campus and school is in session. Be sure to take note of the town of Amherst as well. Remember that Amherst is also catering to 1795 students, so think critically about whether the community would feel too big or too small for your personal liking.

Where do families stay when they visit Amherst College?

The Amherst College admissions office likely has a list of accommodations they recommend. In addition to that list, consult the CampusReel VR feature to explore hotels nearby in Amherst. For your convenience, below is a list of hotels to consider and that you can also preview in CampusReel VR.

  • Howard Johnson by Wyndham Amherst Hadley at Amherst College
  • The Lord Jeffery Inn at Amherst College
  • Emily's Amherst Bed & Breakfast at Amherst College
  • Hotel UMass at Amherst College
  • Allen House Victorian Inn at Amherst College
  • Amherst Inn at Amherst College
  • Econo Lodge at Amherst College
  • courtyard hadley amherst at Amherst College
  • Rodeway Inn Hadley - Amherst at Amherst College
  • Courtyard by Marriott Hadley Amherst at Amherst College
  • University Lodge at Amherst College
  • Amherst Motel at Amherst College
  • Hadley Meadow Bed and Breakfast at Amherst College
  • Stone House Farm Bed and Breakfast at Amherst College
  • The Black Walnut Inn at Amherst College
  • Purple Gables Bed & Breakfast at Amherst College
  • Sunrise Annex B & B at Amherst College
  • Knights Inn Hadley at Amherst College

What do families do in Amherst when they visit Amherst College?

It depends but there are a variety of activities and things to do in and around Amherst. We recommend using the virtual immersion tab on CampusReel to take a tour at Amherst College and see for yourself how the student make use of Amherst.

What buildings should I look at when I visit Amherst College?

For your convenience, below is a list of all buildings that you can visit from CampusReel. We encourage you to compare you experience of the buildings on CampusReel with your in-person visit if you decide to take one.

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