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Amherst Travel Guide
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Hotels in Amherst
The colonial inn features a stone fireplace and is frequented by Amherst alums sipping single-malt scotch. The patio overlooks the village green and serves mulled cider from nearby organic farms. Rooms in the Wing section have private balconies.
Restaurants in Amherst
Enjoy Gallic classics like wine-braised rabbit with parsnips.
Things to do in Amherst
The institution is known as a compact bastion of American treasures - Robert Henri's Salome (1909) is housed here. The museum has recently acquired a collection of Russian art, mostly the fits of one collector, Thomas P. Whitney, class of 1937.