Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast
39 Walnut Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719 508.999.5904 Bed and Breakfast Locale
The Homestead
Contact Us

Recreation | Museums | Island Transport | Whale Watching | Antiquing | Local Vineyards | Dining


The Delano Homestead & Breakfast is located on the Massachusetts South Coast, near the border of Bristol and Plymouth Counties. It is situated in the historic, Fairhaven village center. It is a very short stroll to the lovely Millicent Library (to be visited), the Town Hall, four restaurants, Fort Phoenix State Beach, a bicycle path, and gift shops.

There are many activities and attractions to be found near the B & B, along the South Coast, near Fairhaven. These include: The New Bedford Whaling Museum; music festivals; clambakes; lobster boils; kayaking; bird watching; vineyard tours; antiquing; fishing; regattas; marinas; Martha's Vineyard; Block Island; Horseneck Beach State Park; Fort Phoenix State Park; New Bedford National Historic Park; Cape Cod National Seashore; Providence; Boston; Newport; Plimouth Plantation; New Bedford Yacht Club; and much much more.


Fort Phoenix State Beach, Fairhaven - 1 mile away

New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park, New Bedford - 5 mins away

Fairhaven's West Island Town Beach - 10 minutes away

Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport - 20 mins away

Demarest Lloyd State Park, Dartmouth - 20 mins away

Allen's Pond Audubon Sanctuary, Dartmouth, MA - 20 mins away



New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford - 5 mins away

The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum, New Bedford - 5 mins away

Seamen's Bethel, New Bedford - 5 mins away

New Bedford MA Museum of Glass - 5 mins away

Newport Car Museum - Portsmouth RI - 20 mins away

Audrain Auto Museum - Newport RI - 40 mins away

The Astor's Beechwood Mansion, Newport - 40 mins away

Blithewold Mansion and Gardens, Newport - 40 mins away

International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport - 40 mins away

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence - 30 mins away

Plimouth Patuxet Museum Plymouth, MA - 35 mins away

Battleship Cove, Fall River MA - 15 mins away


Island Transport:

Cuttyhunk Ferry Company - 5 mins away

Seastreak Ferry Between New Bedford and Martha's Vineyard or Nanucket - 5 mins away

Steamship Authority Ferry between Woods Hole and Nantucket - 45 mins away


Whale Watching:

Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, Hyannis

Capt. John Boats, Plymouth

Dolphin Fleet Whale Watching, Provincetown



New Bedford Antiques at the Cove - Huge antique Cooperative - 10 minutes away

Acushnet River Antiques - Another large antique Coop - 5 minutes away

There are many other antique stores in the region, just ask us.


Local Vineyards:

Westport River Winery- local winery (which also has live music), Westport, MA - 20 mins away

Buzzards Bay Brewery - Local brewery in Westport - 20 mins away

Sakonnet Vineyards, Little Compton - 35 mins away

Greenvale Vineyards, Portsmouth - 35 mins away



The Black Whale, New Bedford, MA. - 5 mins away - overlooks fishing boats

Elizabeth's Restaurant, Fairhaven, MA - 4 blocks away

Off the Hook Restaurant, Fairhaven, MA - 6 miles away (seasonal - waterfront)

The Back Eddy, Westport, MA - waterfront (seasonal) - 20 mins away

Cisco Brewery Kitchen and Bar, New Bedford - waterfront - 10 mins away

Fathoms Waterfront Bar and Grill - waterfront on inner harbor - 1 mile away

Feel free to contact us for recommendations on dozens of other area restaurants and dining experiences. We have a great diversity in the area including: Portuguese (an area specialty), Thai, Italian, Indian, Lebanese, Chinese, Mexican/ Central American, American, Microbreweries, seafood (of course) and more.


  Copyright 2002 Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast