Stay up to date with COVID-19 Information and Closures.

  • Catalina Island is closed to visitors.
  • Find resources for residents.
  • Essential services are open.
  • Hiking trails, beaches and piers are closed due to LA County order.
  • City Hall available Mon-Thu (by appt only), Closed Fridays.
  • Visitor Center available by phone 10 am-12 pm & 1-3 pm or via email.
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Catalina Island Blog

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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Catalina Island Reads

Summer beach reads, broody thrillers, engrossing historical fiction, no matter what your favorite reads are Catalina Island is the ideal spot to crack the spine on a good book. Whether you prefer to read with your toes in the sand or a drink in your hand – or both – reading on Catalina Island is a…

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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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