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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 concrete box, designed by architects Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo in 1975, contains a concert hall and a little-known contemporary art gallery.