- The list below includes 1247 free or cheap things to do in or near Whittier, California, including 134 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- From Hellman Park to Turnbull Canyon, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Whittier and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Angeles, Pasadena, Cerritos and Long Beach.
A grass park with trees and small hills, Michigan Park has fields suitable for playing, a spray pool, playground equipment and a softball field. It also provides facilities for picnics including tables, grills, sinks and stoves.
Pio Pico State Historical Park is the site of El Ranchito, a 19th cantury structure made out of sun-dried mud blocks known as adobe. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outdoors while learning more about California history.
Palm Park offers a diverse array of outdoor activities. Some highlights include its aquatic center, which houses a huge pool and offers swimming lessons, several tennis and basketball courts, and a walking trail that circles the whole park.
Formerly known as Gunn Park, Adventure Park is situated on over 15 acres that includes baseball diamonds, basketball courts and grassy fields. The park provides areas suitable for walking and jogging, exercise equipment and a children's playground.