Hotels in Whittier, North Carolina

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Whittier overview

Whittier is a relaxing place distinct for its riverfront and known for its casinos and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Families can spend some quality time at Cherokee Bear Zoo and Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo. Make it a point to see sights like Sequoyah National Golf Club and Smoky Mountain Country Club. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Whittier is for you.

Where to stay in Whittier

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Whittier is the place to go. There are 165 hotels in the Whittier area and you can shop as many as 39 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 60 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 69 3-star hotels with an average price of $70 per night
  • • 23 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 25240 user reviews of Whittier hotels:
  • • The Chalet Suites Boutique Hotel
  • • Chalet Inn Bed & Breakfast
  • • Qualla Cabins and Casino Villas (Oconaluftee Visitor Center Great Smoky)
  • • Qualla Motel (Oconaluftee Visitor Center Great Smoky)

How to get to Whittier

Fly in to Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), 43.5 mi (69.9 km) from downtown Whittier. Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson) is the next closest major airport, 46.9 mi (75.5 km) away.

What to see around Whittier

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Oconaluftee Islands Park
  • • Fantasy Golf & Game Room
  • • Alum Cave Trail
  • • Chimney Tops
  • • Mount LeConte
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Cherokee Bear Zoo
  • • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo
  • • Cherokee Fun Park
  • • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
  • • Ghost Town in the Sky
Its mountain views and riverfront are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Waterrock Knob
  • • High Falls Trail
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Mason Mountain Mine
  • • Whistle Stop Mall
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Sequoyah National Golf Club
  • • Smoky Mountain Country Club
  • • Oaks Gallery
  • • Eastern Cherokee Agency
  • • Cherokee Welcome Center

When to visit Whittier

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 64°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 14.8 inches
  • • April-June: 13.3 inches
  • • July-September: 13.8 inches
  • • October-December: 12.4 inches