Delano Homestead Bed and Breakfast
39 Walnut Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719 508.999.5904 Bed and Breakfast Locale
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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.


Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport

Fort Phoenix State Beach, Fairhaven

Demarest Lloyd State Park, Dartmouth

New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park, New Bedford

Allen's Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, Dartmouth MA



New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford

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

Seamen's Bethel, New Bedford

Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich

Blithewold Mansion and Gardens, Newport

International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence

Plimouth Plantation, Plymouth


Island Transport:

Cuttyhunk Ferry Company

SeakStreak Ferry between New bedford and Martha's Vineyard

Steamship Authority Ferry between Woods Hole and Nantucket


Whale Watching:

Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, Hyannis

Capt. John Boats, Plymouth

Dolphin Fleet Whale Watching, Provincetown


Local Vineyards:

Sakonnet Vineyards, Little Compton

Greenvale Vineyards, Portsmouth

Newport Vineyards, Newport

Westport River Vineyards, Westport



Freestones City Grille, New Bedford (one mile away)

Margarets' Restaurant, Fairhaven (3 blocks away)

Elizabeth's Restaurant, Fairhaven (3 blocks away)

Pumpernickle's Restaurant, Fairhaven (2 blocks away)

Back Eddy Restaurant, Westport (waterfront, 20 miles away)

Fathom's Restaurant, New Bedford (waterfront on inner harbor, 1 mile away)

Taste Buds, Mattapoisett (6 miles away)


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