Catalina Island Blog

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Sherri Walker Cline

20 Reasons to Love Catalina in 2020

Catalina Island captivates visitors, providing a never-ending love affair with its island environs and inspiring travelers to return again and again. Here are just 20 of the many reasons to love Catalina Island in 2020. Scenery: Surrounded by the sea, Catalina Island boasts some of the most…

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Nine Vacations to Plan on Catalina Island

Each year, more than half of working Americans leave vacation days and paid time off unused. This year, resolve to make sure you are not among them by planning one -- or all -- of these nine vacations on Catalina Island. Family vacation: The classic vacation with the family continues to be a popular…

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Fitness on Catalina Island

November kicks of endurance season on Catalina Island, with a triathlon, 10K, half-marathon, marathon and 50 miler races returning to the island. New this year is the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun, a challenging endurance event popular in Europe that will make its North American debut on the island Feb. 29 and…

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Things to do in November on Catalina Island

As the calendar ushers in the fall and the island’s slower season, Halloween on Catalina Island ushers in a November with an array of things to do, ranging from athletic to multi-cultural. The centerpiece of Halloween on Catalina Island is a parade of costumed children, who showcase their costumes…

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Celebrating Film on Catalina Island

Located just offshore from the worldwide capital of film production, it’s no surprise that Catalina Island and Hollywood have a love affair that goes back to the earliest days of movie making. Legendary filmmaker D.W. Griffith made one of the first films on Catalina Island, 1912’s Man’s Genesis…

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