Destination guide

Travel to cozy Fairhaven

Learn about the unique charm of Fairhaven with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and spas, this city is both walkable and relaxing. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Fairhaven

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Fairhaven a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marine Life Center (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lake Padden Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • North Bellingham Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Shuksan Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Grandview Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fairhaven

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fairhaven. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fairhaven Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Sehome Hill Arboretum (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lake Padden Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Whatcom Falls Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Larrabee State Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Bloedel Donovan Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Fairhaven

Fly into Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Rosario, WA (RSJ-Rosario Seaplane Base), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Bellingham Station.

Where to stay around Fairhaven?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 14 vacation rentals near Fairhaven. From 4 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fairhaven for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fairhaven?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fairhaven. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bellingham Cruise Terminal: 499 vacation rentals
  • Bellingham Station: 498 vacation rentals
  • Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club: 281 vacation rentals
  • Lake Padden Park: 278 vacation rentals
  • Birch Bay State Park: 401 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Fairhaven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Fairhaven. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fairhaven include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Fairhaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 13 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Fairhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.