Destination guide

Travel to cosy Fairhaven

Learn about the unique charm of Fairhaven with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its restaurants, shopping and spas, this city is both walkable and relaxing. Many of our holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Fairhaven a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday in Fairhaven. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre. 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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 14 holiday lettings near Fairhaven. From 5 Houses to 3 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation 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 HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bellingham Cruise Terminal: 490 holiday lettings
  • Bellingham Station: 489 holiday lettings
  • North Bellingham Golf Course: 322 holiday lettings
  • Fairhaven Park: 478 holiday lettings
  • Samish Park: 269 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fairhaven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5 Houses in Fairhaven. Our other popular types of Fairhaven holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 12 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Fairhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.