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Fairhaven Vacation Rentals

Fairhaven Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Fairhaven



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.

Best Time to Visit Fairhaven

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.

Price and Availability Index in Fairhaven

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fairhaven is in August, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fairhaven is in the high season in August. Fairhaven has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fairhaven tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Fairhaven tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The Weather in Fairhaven

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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 January, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairhaven is November with 9.22 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.95 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Fairhaven

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. Fairhaven has 115 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Fairhaven comes in at $30 per night. On average, a place to stay in Fairhaven will cost you $189 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Fairhaven can pick from 65 places to stay that provide WiFi. 5 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. If you are driving to Fairhaven, you'll want to pick from 69 places to stay that provide parking. We have 3 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 12 pet-friendly places to stay in Fairhaven, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Fairhaven, including 46 places to stay from Airbnb, 19 accommodations from VRBO and 4 places to stay from Homeaway

78 of our places to stay in Fairhaven have been rated by previous guests. They rated 71% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 31 places to stay right now.