Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Whittier

The mountains and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Whittier. Well known for its casino gaming, kayaking and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Whittier

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Whittier a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sequoyah National Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Smoky Mountain Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Cherokee Fun Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Whittier

Travellers enjoy Whittier for its mountain views and riverfront. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Whittier is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Island Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Mingo Falls (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Waterrock Knob (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Clingmans Dome (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Whittier

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), the closest airport, located 43.5 mi (69.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), which is 46.9 mi (75.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Whittier?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,624 vacation rentals near Whittier. From 53 flats & apartments to 26 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Whittier for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Whittier:

  • Chalet Village: 2,378 vacation rentals
  • Black Bear Falls: 389 vacation rentals
  • Smoky Mountain Village: 330 vacation rentals
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 27 vacation rentals
  • Highlands Hills: 100 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Whittier?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Whittier. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Smoky Mountain Country Club: 1,223 vacation rentals
  • Tuckaseegee Outfitters: 1,484 vacation rentals
  • Rafting With My Kids: 1,452 vacation rentals
  • Sequoyah National Golf Club: 1,298 vacation rentals
  • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park: 6,608 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Whittier listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Whittier?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 53 Flats in Whittier. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whittier include:

  • Villas: 26 rentals available
  • Houses: 1,517 rentals available
  • Cabins: 928 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Whittier?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation rentals with pool available in Whittier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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