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Fairhaven Travel Tips

Discover a Rich History from Fairhaven Vacation Rentals

Settled in 1653 and incorporated in 1812, Fairhaven is rich in history. Fairhaven vacation rentals from will provide you and your group a wonderful home base to discover all that this area offers. Located about 50 miles south of Boston and 35 miles east of Providence, its central location is sure to be a great vacation destination.

A seaside community, Fairhaven is located on the shore of Buzzards Bay and across the harbor from famed whaling port New Bedford. The history of Fairhaven hails back to the time of the Pilgrims. Its history also includes naval battles fought during the American Revolution, as well as its whaling days of the 1800s.

Take a Walking Tour of Fairhaven

Fairhaven beach homes are convenient for touring some of the public buildings built between 1885 and 1906 by town native Henry Huttleston of the Standard Oil Company. Other attractions and activities of Fairhaven include beaches, marinas, and historical Fort Phoenix. Fort Phoenix stands on a granite ledge overlooking Buzzards Bay for spectacular views. You can enjoy walking tours of the area; visit the Fairhaven Heritage Center and listen, read and learn about people important to the history and heritage of Fairhaven; or take in some shopping at the unique shops.

Fairhaven Is Full of Dining Options

With your amenity-filled, south of Boston lodging rental, you can prepare home-cooked meals or pack a picnic lunch for a day's outing or just enjoy one of the local restaurants. There are more than 50 area restaurants including Gene's Famous Seafood, Courtyard Restaurant, and the Pasta House—there will be a taste for everyone in your group.

Imagine Fairhaven vacations rentals where you will enjoy the ocean breeze and listen to the roll of the waves of this waterfront destination. With all that Fairhaven offers, you and yours will be sure to return again and again!

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