Catalina Island Blog

Kidalina

With spring in full swing, families around the country are planning spring break getaways and looking forward to summer vacation. With its temperate weather , safe environment and convenient location , Catalina Island – aka Kidalina – is the perfect destination for families with kids of all ages…

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Catalina Island's Spring Bloom

Spring is in bloom all around and Mother Nature has provided a bouquet of wildflowers on Catalina Island. Winter’s generous rains have transformed the Island’s normal golden hues into a verdant wonderland of jade, emerald and chartreuse, dappled with colorful wildflowers and bisected by burbling…

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The Chicago Cubs on Catalina Island

These days, the signs of spring on Catalina Island can be subtle: greener hillsides, intricate wildflowers and warmer temperatures signify the gentle transition that marks the change of seasons. In the early part of the 20th century, however, the transition to spring in Avalon was trumpeted with the…

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Flying to Catalina: the Airport in the Sky

Perched on one of the island’s highest peaks, the Airport in the Sky has offered the tantalizing opportunity for Southern California pilots to fly to Catalina Island for seven decades. Thanks to its spectacular island location, experienced general aviation pilots regularly cross the channel for…

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Where to Propose on Catalina Island

Long before the Four Preps song popularized the “ Island of Romance ,” Catalina Island was renowned for inspiring love. With its natural beauty and charming seaside atmosphere, far removed from the pressures of everyday life, Catalina has become a beacon for couples looking for a remarkable escape…

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The 2019 Catalina Island Bucket List

As 2018 comes to a close, people everywhere are making resolutions for the year ahead. On Catalina Island, 2019 will hold adventure, relaxation and an escape from the everyday only possible on this compelling island. 2019 Catalina Island Bucket List Catalina Island will offer plenty of new…

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Ways to Save...and Splurge on Catalina Island

Catalina Island Travel Tips For more than 100 years, Southern California’s only island destination has offered the siren song of an ideal vacation for couples and families alike. With a wide array of options Catalina Island has long been a getaway for everyone, whether they are looking to save their…

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