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CIVR Blog

Welcome to Catalina Island Vacation Rentals’ blog, one of the top on-line sources for Catalina Island news. Our regularly updated Catalina Island blog profiles exciting Catalina events, chronicles compelling Santa Catalina history and is a great source of information about Avalon and Two Harbors. CIVR is dedicated to bringing you up-to-date information about Catalina Island to help you plan your Catalina getaway. At least twice a week, our island blog features new stories and posts about Catalina.

Our blog about Catalina Island features articles about :

  • Catalina Island calendar of events: You’ll discover comprehensive news about Catalina Island special events throughout the year.
  • Catalina Island history: Santa Catalina has been inhabited for more than 7,000 years, our Catalina Island blog spotlights the fascinating history waiting to be discovered.
  • Catalina Island natural history: From fascinating marine life to unique flora found nowhere else on earth, Santa Catalina is home to a wide variety of species, learn more in our island blog.
  • Catalina Island culture: Life on an island can be very different from life on the mainland. Read our Catalina blog to learn more about things to do on Catalina Island, Catalina activities, Island attractions and much more.
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CIVR Blog: Catalina in spring

Santa Catalina is seeing a springtime transformation the likes of which has not been witnessed in years.
February 26, 2017/by Sherri Cline

CIVR Blog: Experience Catalina history

First Fridays are an evening of culture and entertainment
February 22, 2017/by Sherri Cline
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CIVR Blog: Catalina Island weather

Catalina Island’s newly verdant hillsides provide an ideal incentive to plan a Catalina vacation
January 31, 2017/by Sherri Cline
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CIVR Blog: Catalina Conservancy Ball

The Catalina Conservancy Ball provides an elegant opportunity to support the island.
January 31, 2017/by Sherri Cline
art on Catalina Island

CIVR Blog: Art on Catalina Island

Art on Catalina Island includes world-class installations
January 31, 2017/by Sherri Cline

CIVR Blog: Catalina Island of romance

For more than half a century, Catalina has had a reputation as the Island of Romance.
January 30, 2017/by Sherri Cline

CIVR Blog: Oscar night on Catalina

An Evening with Oscar brings Hollywood glamour to the Casino Ballroom
January 29, 2017/by Sherri Cline
Running in Catalina Echo Marathon

CIVR Blog: Catalina Island Marathon

Catalina Island is famous for its challenging races and runs
January 23, 2017/by Sherri Cline
Catalina Island vacation ideas

CIVR Blog: Catalina Island vacation ideas

Explore part three of our series of great Catalina Island vacation ideas.
December 30, 2016/by Sherri Cline
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CIVR Blog: Catalina Island vacation

You’ll find plenty of inspiration in our series of 12 ideas for a great Catalina Island vacation.
December 30, 2016/by Sherri Cline
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CIVR Blog: Catalina Vacation ideas

If you’re in need a bit of inspiration, we’ve put together 12 Catalina vacation ideas.
December 29, 2016/by Sherri Cline
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CIVR Blog: Catalina vacation inspiration

If you’re in need a bit of inspiration, enjoy our series of 12 ideas for a great Catalina Island vacation
December 28, 2016/by Sherri Cline

CIVR Blog: Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup

No matter what the season, Avalon Harbor bustles with activity.
December 22, 2016/by Sherri Cline

CIVR blog: New Years Eve on Catalina

New Year’s Eve on Catalina Island offers something for everyone.
December 15, 2016/by Sherri Cline

CIVR Blog: Catalina holiday traditions

One of Catalina's holiday traditions involves a world renowned symphony orchestra
November 30, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Give Catalina Island

CIVR Blog: the Gift of Catalina Island

Giving the gift of Catalina Island can be an easy and rewarding way to lighten the holiday load
November 28, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Shop Catalina

CIVR Blog: Shop Catalina

The shops in Avalon join together with the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce to kick off the holiday season Island style on Dec. 3
November 22, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Avalon Home Tour

CIVR Blog: Avalon Home Tour

Get an inside look at homes on Catalina Island on Saturday, Dec. 10, during the Avalon Home Tour.
November 20, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Cubs on Catalina Island

CIVR Blog: Chicago Cubs on Catalina

Catalina’s connection to the Chicago Cubs runs deep.
November 11, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Catalina after dark

CIVR Blog: Catalina after dark

Catalina Island after dark offers a range of activities
October 30, 2016/by Sherri Cline
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