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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

Take a virtual visit with Catalina webcam

While you can’t actually visit Catalina Island right now, there are plenty of ways to have a virtual visit. One of the most popular ways to see the many things to do in Avalon is via a Catalina webcam. Perched high above the city of Avalon, the Catalina Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau’s webcam…

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April 11, 2020

Catalina views for your next Zoom meeting

You can bring a view of Catalina to your video conference calls. We’re all adjusting to this strange new reality and for many of us, that means working from home and video conference calls. While the voyeuristic allure of peering into our colleagues’ home offices provides some distraction, for those looking to liven up the…

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April 1, 2020

What you need to know about Catalina Island and COVID-19

Updated 2/19/2021 8:26 a.m. Our team is standing by to help make your Catalina Island experience easy. Whether that means answering questions for a trip or helping you plan your future visit with one of our custom itineraries, we want you to know we are here for you. Please be aware that at this time…

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March 18, 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

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