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There’s no better place for romance to celebrate Valentine’s Day than the Island of Romance, Santa Catalina. Ever since the Four Preps’ popular song 26 Miles popularized the concept, Catalina’s reputation as one of Southern California most romantic destinations has been assured. The reputation for...
Each summer, in the waters around Catalina Island, the fish fly. Well, at least one species of fish does. Like bison, garibaldi and island foxes, flying fish have become one of Catalina Island’s iconic species. These 12-inch fish are a popular food source for many...
Top Five Reasons to Visit the Interior of Catalina Island - The vast majority of Catalina Island visitors only experience the seaside resort town of Avalon. That means they miss out on the dramatic views, unique wildlife and compelling experience available on the rest of...
Volunteers experience windward Catalina beaches Most Catalina visitors only experience a tiny portion of the island. Never venturing past the confines of Avalon, these visitors only see the charming seaside village – but they miss the dramatic natural wonders unique to the rest of the...
For generations, Catalina Island has been a muse for artists in nearly every medium. From the early days of the technology, photographers have captured remarkable images on the island. Oil painters from around the world have interpreted its hillsides, seascapes and the charming village of...
Planning a vacation on a budget can be tough. It’s often hard to find fun experiences for multiple people that don’t break the bank. While there are many fabulous tours, events, and activities on Catalina Island, we have compiled a list of budget-friendly things to...
Planning a vacation to Catalina Island on a budget can be tough. It’s often hard to find fun experiences for multiple people that don’t break the bank. While there are many fabulous tours, events, and activities on Catalina Island, we have compiled a list of...
<p>Catalina Island celebrates <a href=" https://www.catalinachamber.com/fireworks" target="_blank">Independence Day</a> like nowhere else in the country. This charming seaside village goes all in for the Fourth of July, with a festive parade down Crescent Avenue, community barbecue in the Casino Ballroom and fireworks that reflect in Avalon...
Adventures around on the island, where you can plan a Catalina vacation bursting with adrenaline or brimming with relaxation. Here are six of the things we’re looking forward to this summer. Catch a concert – The Catalina Concert Series has become a must-do on many...