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Fairhaven Historic District

1100 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7037
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And Parking is Free

My wife and I always enjoy a visit to Fairhaven, whether to shop, dine or both. Numerous shops with... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Dennis W
Blaine, Washington
A great place to spend the day!

Fairhaven is a local attraction for us since we live in Bellingham, WA. This community features... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
D. V
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The Historic Fairhaven District is a quaint, charming community full of boutiques, shops, spas and restaurants. It's located in Bellingham, WA on the south side of town, north of Seattle and south of Vancouver, BC. It's surrounded by miles of hiking and biking trails with beautiful views of the bay. It has a little of everything for the entire family. It's great for a day trip or a long relaxing weekend!
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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1100 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7037
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife and I always enjoy a visit to Fairhaven, whether to shop, dine or both. Numerous shops with top quality goods and lots of variety and all within walking distance from wherever you choose to park.

1  Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fairhaven is a local attraction for us since we live in Bellingham, WA. This community features numerous activities from small town craft shopping to hiking and sight seeing. You can rent a water craft (sail, kayak, board) from the nearby Community Boating Center. It is...More

1  Thank D. V
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We drove through this little town, nothing was open yet, however, we have decided to come back late Spring or early Summer, looks like a fun place to explore with all the interesting shops we saw.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I love this little district. It was our first trip to Bellingham and this was by far my favorite location. Great restaurants, cute little shops, wonderful wine bars, etc. I can't wait to go back!

1  Thank Marina326
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stroll during summer months. Cold wind off the bay other times. Good Gelato, and a walk to the Alaska ferry terminal. Very crowded during Summer weekends.

1  Thank 541food
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great views, cool old brick town. Cute shops, great selection of restaurants, cafes, and stores. Fantastic views. Worth a trip!

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Spent breakfast with my daughter after which we walked around the main Fairhaven district. If you like hand crafts and artistry.....good restaurants and coffee houses.........multiple bookstores.....then stop by and check it out. They also have a nice boardwalk for a nice stroll, run, or bike...More

Thank Sean O
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visited the Fairhaven Historic District and we both liked the atmosfere and the little shops. We had lunch at the Mount Bakery and had the best egg Benedict. Laid back and very nice place to spend a day.

Thank patrizia53_12
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Fun, friendly shops, restaurants and breweries. You can spend an afternoon exploring the historical buildings and meeting the shop/restaurant and brewery owners. Wear comfortable shoes and enjoy!

Thank TravelerLynette
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Don't miss a visit to Fairhaven Historic District if you have time while passing by on I5 between Canada and Bellingham. There are great restaurants for a breakfast, lunch or dinner. Even better if you have time, stroll the waterfront and follow the historic markers...More

Thank Gaylene D
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17 October 2017|
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Response from Tammie663 | Reviewed this property |
Most of Fairhaven is on a hill. My suggestion would be to park on the lower end. Work your way upwards, visiting shops as you go. Then cross the street and work your way down, back towards your vehicle. Unless you are in... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from NancyColville_WA | Reviewed this property |
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