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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

A Catalina travel advisor can help plan your getaway

While the days of needing a travel agent for every vacation and getaway are in the past, travel industry professionals are seeing a resurgence in the popularity of travel advisors. Offering much more than just booking services, a travel advisor can provide a personal touch along with in-depth local knowledge, making the travel planning much…

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November 30, 2019

7 Fun Things To Do On A Day Trip To Catalina

With its convenient location just an hour boat ride from the Southern California coast, Catalina Island has been a popular day trip from Los Angeles for generations. Day trippers can plan an excursion brimming with activities or simply explore the charming seaside village of Avalon. Wondering what to do when you get here? Here are…

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November 29, 2019

The Catalina glass bottom boat guide

Here’s everything you need to know about the Catalina glass bottom boat, one of the many things to do on the island. It’s one of the oldest attractions on Catalina Island. Fishermen began replacing the bottom of their skiffs with glass to take tourists to see the undersea world in the early 1900s. The popularity…

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October 13, 2019

What you need to know about the helicopter to Catalina

For most people, getting to Catalina involves a relaxing ride on the Catalina ferry, an hour-long experience that frequently involves seeing dolphins, chatting with friends and perhaps an adult beverage or two. However, the helicopter to Catalina is another way to get to the island. Previously known as Island Express, IEX Helicopters has been providing…

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October 7, 2019

What is there to do on Catalina Island this fall?

In the fall, it’s easy to answer the question: What is there to do on Catalina Island? Here are just a few of the many events you’ll find on the island calendar this autumn. Buccaneer Days: Things will be getting wild and pirate-y at Two Harbors for the annual Buccaneer Days bacchanal. With plenty of…

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September 29, 2019

5 fun Catalina activities to do in the fall

5 Fun Catalina Activities to do in the fall Catalina Island in the autumn is magical. Events are abundant, the weather is wonderful and there are plenty of things to do. Here are 5 fun Catalina Activities to do in the fall. Kayaking: It’s almost always a good time for kayaking on the island’s peaceful…

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September 26, 2019

7 Catalina things to see underwater

As summer warms the temperatures, the crystal clear waters around the island become irresistible. Contemplating a dip? Here are 7 Catalina things to see underwater. Kelp forest: This is what they mean when they talk about “Catalina’s undersea gardens.” Kelp is one of the fastest growing organisms on earth and around Catalina it creates spectacular…

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June 26, 2019

Things to do on Catalina Island in the afternoon

Whether you are looking to sleep in, have a leisurely vacation brunch or are just here for the day, sometimes it’s afternoon activities you are looking for. Here are a dozen afternoon and evening activities on Catalina Island. Catalina Island Museum: Plan on at least an hour or so to explore the Catalina Island Museum….

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May 22, 2019

The Top Ten events on Catalina Island

Throughout the year, the calendar of events on Catalina overflows with great things to do. There are so many great island events, in fact, that it can be hard to chose which to attend. Here are our Top Ten events on Catalina. JazzTrax: For two weekends every October, Catalina Island is filled with the cool…

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May 12, 2019

Five fun Catalina activities to try this spring

While there’s never a bad time to visit, the best time to visit Catalina Island is entirely subjective. It may be in fall, when festivals dot the calendar of events. It could be winter, when its hushed and unrushed. Or perhaps you prefer the bustle — and the heat — of summer. Spring offers its…

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May 6, 2019