Located over a dozen miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, Whittier, CA, is one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Its Southern California location means a constant stream of sunny weather throughout the year. However, this also means that a summer day in Whittier can be extremely hot. Fortunately, the Whittier area offers plenty of things for you to do to beat the heat. Here are the best places to stay cool near Whittier:
Regardless of where you are, the local movie theater is always one of the best places in the area to stay cool, especially since the summertime comes with one of the best stretches of movie releases each year. The Starlight Whittier Village Cinemas, which is right in the heart of Whittier, is no different.
The Whittier Museum always offers a unique historical experience. It provides outstanding exhibits, is free on weekends, and its AC will keep you cool.
Wandering around this antique center will make you feel as though you’re taking a walk through history. While you’re browsing their wares, which include a vast array of antique, vintage, and collectible items, you’re certain to find something with a wondrous story attached to it. They also offer painting classes during the summer.
Oceanic Arts is filled with unique and authentic Polynesian arts. Although their works of art are great to look at, you don’t have to leave your experience at the door. You can also purchase many of the works of art that they have on display.
Dinner at Medieval Times is always a blast. Fortunately, their desire to give you an authentic medieval experience doesn’t include letting you suffer under the weight of the oppressive summer heat. The Buena Park Medieval Times features an indoor arena to keep you completely comfortable.
This seafood grill, Mexican restaurant, and sports bar always has the AC blasting to keep you cool while you enjoy one of their wonderful meals and/or watch a great game.
The Round 1 bowling alley is another great place to beat the heat with a few rounds of bowling. This bowling alley features an assortment of events for the whole family.
What better way to relax (away from the summer heat) than a day at the spa? You can get the full spa treatment at the Massage Envy Spa, which is located right here in Whittier. Don’t let the summer heat get you down! Check out any of the spots on our list to stay cool and have fun. If you need a new car to get you to and from these locations, stop by Norm Reeves Ford Superstore and test drive one of our 2015 models.