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5 Fun Things To Do Now That Catalina is Open

Welcome back! We’ve been waiting to say that (again) for months. Now that Catalina is open to travelers again it’s time to start adventuring and exploring. While the light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter and brighter, we’re not out of the woods yet and when you visit you’ll be asked to…

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March 12, 2021

Is Catalina open? Five things to do in the time of COVID

With international travel restricted and interstate travel discouraged, Californians are looking for a way to escape and finding an ideal option just 22 miles away. The answer to “Is Catalina open?” is a resounding – but slightly qualified “Yes!” Most of the island’s many activities are available. Many restaurants are also open, serving food to…

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October 30, 2020

What to do on Catalina Island

Thinking about a quick getaway to escape from everyday life? We’ve got just the place. Ocean breezes, wide open spaces and a captivating seaside vibe far removed from the ordinary. Intrigued? Read on to learn what to do on Catalina Island. This southern California island offers a range of activities, including high-octane adventures and exciting…

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October 27, 2020

5 Reasons To Take A Private Tour on Catalina

With travel restrictions and COVID apprehensions making long distance travel less than appealing for many, the island’s popularity has surged – as has the popularity of private tours on Catalina. From bus tours to snorkel tours, travelers are opting for exclusive experiences with just their travel companions. Intrigued? You’re not alone. Here are 5 reasons…

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September 17, 2020

Check out the eagles on a Catalina Island webcam

One of the island’s most dramatic residents is also the subject of one of the most popular Catalina Island webcams. Soaring high above the Catalina coastline, bald eagles are a thrilling sight to see no matter how many times they are glimpsed. With their distinctive white heads and tails, the national bird of the United…

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May 8, 2020

Romantic things to do on Catalina Island

Headed to Catalina Island for a couple’s getaway? Good thinking. Long known as the Island of Romance, this fascinating destination offers plenty to do, whether you are getting away for a day, a weekend or a week. Read on for our favorite romantic things to do on Catalina Island. Get your heart pumping: Adrenaline-fueled adventures…

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February 14, 2020

The step-by-step guide to planning a perfect Catalina day trip

Can you see Catalina Island in a day? We hear that question often. The answer is no, but you can have a great time on a Catalina day trip. Here’s our step-by-step guide to planning a great day trip to Catalina Island. Choose the season: It’s always a great time to visit Catalina Island, but…

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February 5, 2020

Everything you need to know to zipline on Catalina Island

Ever since it opened nearly 10 years ago, the Catalina Island Zipline Eco Tour has become one of the top attractions on Catalina Island. A high-octane thrill fest, the experience whisks thrill seekers down Descanso Canyon across five ziplines, with adventure seekers reaching speeds up to 45 miles per hour. Intrigued? Here’s everything you need…

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January 29, 2020

20 Things To Do On Catalina In 2020

It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve visited or how long you’ve lived here, there’s always something fun to do. Check out these 20 things to do on Catalina in 2020. Snorkel: On either side of Avalon Harbor, you’ll discover some of the best snorkeling in Southern California. Thanks to calm waters and protected wildlife,…

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January 24, 2020

What to see on Catalina Island

Wondering what to see on Catalina Island? This fascinating destination offers a wealth of attractions, activities and experiences, but there are several that every first-time visitor to the island should include on their must-see list. Avalon.  The island’s only city, Avalon is a charming seaside village that many compare to the Italian Rivera. Colorful homes…

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December 23, 2019

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