Inspire your 2017 with Catalina Island vacation ideas

Catalina Island vacation ideas

Make sure to include a Catalina Island vacation in your New Year’s Resolutions.  Need some inspiration? Here’s part three of our series of great Catalina Island vacation ideas.

Learn something new – There are plenty of ways to exercise your brain on Catalina Island. Stop by the Catalina Island Museum to explore local history and discover fascinating array of art and culture. The Catalina Island Conservancy operates the Nature Center at Avalon Canyon where you can learn more about the natural processes at work on this unique island. Ready to really immerse yourself in learning? Catalina Island is one of the top destinations in North America for scuba diving. Several local dive shops offer scuba certification classes you can take while on vacation.

Get out of town – The overwhelming majority of Catalina Island vacationers never even leave Avalon. Make a plan to explore the rest of the island – camping and hiking are two ways to get out of town. Two Harbors, on the Island’s remote West End offers a number of ways to explore. Book a vacation rental and experience the other side of Catalina.

Executive retreat – Catalina Island is not only a vacation destination. Hundreds of companies have also found it to be an ideal location for work. Santa Catalina regularly hosts executive retreats, group meetings and incentive travel.