Destination guide

Friendly Fairhaven will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Fairhaven. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, boating and rowing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Fairhaven

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Fairhaven has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Acushnet River Valley Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Water Wizz (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Fairhaven

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fairhaven is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ned's Point Lighthouse (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Demarest Lloyd State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Westport Town Farm (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Fairhaven

Fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Fairhaven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday rentals near Fairhaven. From 29 Houses to 26 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fairhaven for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fairhaven?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fairhaven:

  • East Chop: 308 holiday homes
  • Pocasset: 82 holiday homes
  • Buzzards Bay: 224 holiday homes
  • Katama: 303 holiday homes
  • Woods Hole: 169 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fairhaven?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Fairhaven. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Millicent Library: 1,078 holiday rentals
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation: 1,195 holiday rentals
  • Unitarian Memorial Church: 1,093 holiday rentals
  • Fairhaven Town Hall: 1,080 holiday rentals
  • Ocean Park: 2,525 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fairhaven listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fairhaven?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 29 Houses in Fairhaven. Our other popular types of Fairhaven holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 26 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Fairhaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 53 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Fairhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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