Located on the South Coast of Massachusetts at Buzzards Bay, the seaside community of Fairhaven sits on a harbor shared with New Bedford. Known as “a small town with a big history,” there is a lot to discover in Fairhaven, with its roots dating back to the Pilgrims. You can hang at the beach, sti by the marinas, visit Fort Phoenix, or explore the town.
You’ll immediately notice the wonderful European-style buildings that date from 1885 -1906, built by local millionaire Henry Huttleston Rogers. For detailed information on the heritage here, visit the Historical Society Museum on Main St. There are all sorts of walking tours available to help orient you in Fairhaven while learning about the past and taking you to important sights.
The Historical Fort Phoenix is located here, and is worth a visit to discover the naval history of the area. Check out the fort itself dating back to 1775.
If you're the outdoorsy type, you can rent a bike and explore the Phoenix Bike Trail running from the center of town to Mattapoisett or head to one of the nearby beaches and marinas. There are many opportunities to get outdoors and discover the scenic beauty of the area.
Visit in summer and catch the Fort Phoenix Independence Day Ceremony and Cannon Salute as well as the fourth of July car cruise and parade.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fairhaven. The warmest months in Fairhaven are June and May, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairhaven is February with 9.22 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.95 inches of rain.
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If you need internet access during your stay in Fairhaven, then you can choose from over 63 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 6 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Driving to Fairhaven? Then choose one of the 67 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.
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