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Arts & Crafts in Whittier

Log Cabin Gifts

Whittier’s best stab at adorable. The knickknacks, including lots of high-quality leatherwork, are handmade by owner Brenda Tolman, but the live reindeer outside are the real crowd pleasers. If it’s wet out, though,…
Seafood in Whittier

Varly’s Swiftwater Seafood Cafe

This tiny hole in the wall is a top spot on the Triangle. Skip the sandwiches, opting instead for the halibut and chips, signature red seafood chowder, topping things off with rhubarb crisps for dessert. You can per…
Museum in Whittier

Prince William Sound Museum

This museum occupies an ill-lit room beside the Anchor Inn Grocery Store. The space has lots of tidy displays about Whittier’s military history. It's long on storytelling and short on artifacts, and the in-depth tal…
Cafe in Whittier

Cafe Orca

Gourmet sandwiches, some of the best chowder on the Sound, and a great little waterfront deck are the perfect combination for the best lunch in town. If it’s raining, sit inside with a hot espresso.
Seafood in Whittier

Inn at Whittier Restaurant

This dining room has glorious views of the Sound and cooks up steaks, seafood and a spicy cajun shrimp alfredo that's out of this world. Have a martini at the posh lounge attached to the restaurant.
Chinese in Whittier

China Sea

Serving up Chinese and Korean food, this place has a generous lunch buffet featuring fresh ‘halibut à la Peking,’ and nice views onto the boat harbor.
Supermarket in Whittier

Harbor Store

This store has groceries and snacks for your hike. Also has an ATM and sells phone cards.
Supermarket in Whittier

Anchor Inn Grocery Store

A bigger grocery store across town.