Searching Whittier apartments? Whether you're relocating to Whittier or are looking to upgrade your current apartment in the city, this community-oriented city is alive with growth and opportunity while maintaining its hometown charm.
If you're new to Whittier apartments, learn about the city's history while strolling through its intriguing public art. The Garden Gate is a bronze statue at Lou Henry Hoover Park that is inspired by the women of Whittier. Located on the west side of City Hall, the Barefoot Boy statue represents John Greenleaf Whittier's (for whom the city was named) poem The Barefoot Boy. The Arch, a tile mural located on the northeast corner of Greenleaf Avenue and Whittier Boulevard, represents some of Whittier's attractions and sites, such as the old orange groves, the Liberty Bell and City Hall.
If you really want to get to know Whittier, check out some of its most beloved restaurants. Get a taste of a sophisticated grilled cheese sandwich with the fresh mozzarella, basil and tomato panino at Ciao Italia Panini Grill, or the pastrami pizza, loaded deli wraps and an authentic Italian sandwich at Lascari's Deli and Bakery. Or stop by Scotty's Family Restaurant for huge portions, great service and never-ending coffee at reasonable prices.
For those looking for fitness inspiration, Find apartments near any of Whittier's 20 parks and recreational facilities. Hike, jog or bike along the Greenway Trail, a well-maintained bicycle/pedestrian path that begins in the northwest corner of Whittier, or become one with nature at Murphy Ranch Park or Hellman Park, one of the city's two wilderness areas. Meet residents of other Whittier apartments while playing softball, basketball, tennis or horseshoes at Palm Park or Friends Park Complex, the latter of which includes the 400-seat Whittier Center Theatre, an area outdoor concert venue.
For more outdoor fun, stop by Pio Pico State Historic Park, the site of El Ranchito. El Ranchito is the beloved rancho and adobe home of Pio Pico, the last Governor of California under Mexican Rule.
Apartments near campus are popular for students enrolled at Whittier College, a four-year residential liberal arts college located a mile north of the Whittier city center. Even if you're no longer a Whittier student, be sure to visit the campus during Tardeada, a cultural celebration of music, food, dancing and performance that marks the end of Whittier Weekend and Homecoming in October.
From outdoor recreation to historic sites to gorgeous outdoor art, it's no wonder why nearly 85,000 people call Whittier home. Let ApartmentGuide.com help you navigate the Whittier area and find Whittier apartments that will be perfect for you.Woodland Hills