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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.
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
Catalina Island vacation

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
Catalina vacation ideas

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
Catalina vacation

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
Catalina Island Museum

CIVR Blog: Catalina Island Museum

October 29, 2016/by Sherri Cline
hiking on Catalina Island

CIVR Blog: Hiking on Catalina Island

Thanks to the Catalina Island Conservancy, there will soon be more opportunities for hiking on Catalina
October 26, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Catalina Bison

CIVR Blog: Catalina Bison

Catalina bison will be celebrated as part of National Bison Day.
October 19, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Avalon chimes tower

CIVR Blog: Chimes Tower Catalina

Chimes Tower’s colorful tile roof makes a distinctive landmark on Catalina Island.
October 10, 2016/by Sherri Cline

CIVR Blog: Avalon Theatre on Catalina Island

Colorful murals surround the Avalon Theatre on Catalina Island and are well worth the price of admission no matter what movie is playing on the screen.
September 30, 2016/by Sherri Cline
Catalina Island lobster

CIVR Blog: Catalina Island lobster

No matter how you catch your Catalina Island lobster, you’ll need to comply with California Fish and Game requirements.
September 29, 2016/by Sherri Cline
fishing on Catalina

CIVR Blog: Fishing on Catalina Island

Fishing on Catalina Island attracts anglers from around the world who set out in pursuit of halibut, seabass, tuna and marlin
September 29, 2016/by Sherri Cline
JazzTrax on Catalina

CIVR Blog: JazzTrax on Catalina

JazzTrax is one of the most popular Catalina Island events for both residents and visitors alike.
September 20, 2016/by Sherri Cline
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