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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fairhaven. The warmest months in Fairhaven are June and July, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 1 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairhaven is April with 6.42 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.77 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 108 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Fairhaven ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Fairhaven comes in at $30 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $213 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Fairhaven can pick from 66 places to stay that provide WiFi. 5 places to stay include a breakfast. If you're planning on arriving in Fairhaven by car, be sure to choose from 70 accommodations that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 14 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Fairhaven AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 45 places to stay from Airbnb, 7 accommodations from VRBO and 7 places to stay from Homeaway.
84 accommodations in Fairhaven have been reviewed: 75% are rated excellent or good. 28 accommodations allow instant booking.