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3 Things to do in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Strolling along scenic West Island Town Beach in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, settled in 1659, is a small town located in Bristol County, Massachusetts. Fairhaven shares a harbor with neighboring New Bedford, known for its’ whaling and fishing history. This small, but scenic town, features charming old architecture. Plenty of recreation opportunities exist including the Phoenix Bike Trail, West Island Town Beach, and Fort Phoenix State Beach and Reservation. Take a look at my list of 3 things you should do when visiting Fairhaven!

1. Take a stroll along West Island Town Beach

This beautiful laid-back beach is often ranked among the best in New England.  Day passes are available for $20 per vehicle or $10 per person. It’s a great beach for a nature walk, relaxing, and taking photographs. Check out some of the beautiful pictures we took during our trip!

West Island Town Beach - Fairhaven, MA

West Island Town Beach - Fairhaven, MA

Seaglass at West Island Town Beach - Fairhaven, MA

Check carefully, you may find a piece of seaglass!

West Island Town Beach - Fairhaven, MA

West Island Town Beach - Fairhaven, MA

Great views at West Island Town Beach in Fairhaven, MA

west town beach sandy views blog Scenic walkway at West Island Town Beach in Fairhaven, MA

Cloudy skies at West Island Town Beach in Fairhaven, MA

The WW2 Lookout Tower

WW2 lookout tower at West Island Town Beach - Fairhaven, MA

West Island Town Beach Location: Fir Street Fairhaven, MA 02719



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