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Find the perfect holiday rental for your Whittier getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Whittier with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, cafes and basketball games draw many visitors. Citadel Outlets and Knott's Berry Farm are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Whittier

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Whittier a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Disneyland® (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Medieval Times (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whittier

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Whittier is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Griffith Park (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Lake Legg (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Whittier Narrows Recreation Area (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • La Puente City Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Laguna Lake Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Hiltscher Park Trail (8 mi / 12.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Whittier

The nearest airport is in Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), which is 12.7 mi (20.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Whittier?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,642 holiday lettings near Whittier. From 754 Houses to 599 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Whittier for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Whittier?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Whittier:

  • East Whittier: 18 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,764 holiday homes
  • Hollywood: 869 holiday homes
  • Silver Lake: 444 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 338 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Whitwood Town Center: 2,309 holiday lettings
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital: 3,285 holiday lettings
  • Whittier College: 3,011 holiday lettings
  • Disneyland: 3,008 holiday lettings
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,764 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Whittier 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 Whittier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 754 Houses in Whittier. Our other popular types of Whittier holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 599 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 45 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whittier?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 697 holiday homes with pool available in Whittier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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