Catalina Island Blog

Getting Around Catalina Island

Getting Around When You Get Here: Transportation on Catalina Island The journey to Catalina Island is all part of the adventure, but getting around once you get here is fun too. While Avalon, the island’s only city, can be easily navigated on foot, if you are staying longer than a day or plan to…

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7 Tips to Avoid the Crowds on Catalina Island

It’s no secret that summer is high season on Catalina Island – and it’s not hard to see why. Warmer temperatures both above and in the water, abundant activities and, let’s not forget, schools are out! Just because it’s high season doesn’t mean there’s not ways to avoid the crowds and find your own…

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9 Things to Do on Catalina Island this Summer

Summer and vacation go together like sea and sand – especially when your vacation destination is Santa Catalina Island. While the island is unforgettable any time of the year, it’s summer that made it famous. Ideal weather and warmer water combined with Catalina Island’s dramatic natural scenery…

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11 Ways to Step Lightly on the Island

Catalina Island’s spectacular vistas and crystal-clear waters inspire awe in visitors from around the world. That natural beauty also inspires visitors to reduce their impact on the world around them. If you’re inspired to step a little lighter, here are 11 ways to reduce your impact on the earth…

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William Wrigley, Jr.

A century ago, a man fell in love with an island. That love affair lasted for the rest of his life and became a legacy he passed on to his descendants. Thanks to that enduring passion, a community was fostered, a unique ecosystem was protected and a seaside resort was promoted to the entire country…

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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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