Winter Wanderland Packages and Activities

We're excited to share new Catalina Island hotel packages and activities. Visit with the whole family or plan a romantic getaway for two. Celebrate the Month of Romance on Catalina Island with these hotel packages Aurora Hotel invites couples to feel the love on Catalina Island with two romantic…

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Bring A Little Catalina Into Your Life

The season of giving is upon us. Give the gift of Catalina Island. Whether it's a t-shirt, ornament, momento, piece of art, tour, dining, or hotel stay, we have you covered. We've put together a list of local island shops and businesses that offer online shopping and gift certifcates. Afishinados…

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Exploring the Trans Catalina Trail

Hiking on Catalina Island is one of the most popular things to do on the island, and one of the most popular trails is the challenging Trans-Catalina Trail. Here are 12 things you need to know to take on this rewarding hike. 1. The trail is longer than you must think: Even though the island is just…

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What's New in Catalina

New tours, upcoming events and special offers Immersed: Ocean Wonders Catalina Island's newest activity, "IMMERSED: Ocean Wonders" by Akuario, officially opened its dome theater doors on September 1st and has been receiving glowing reviews. This air-conditioned, seated, 30-minute, projected…

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20 Plus Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Avalon

If you find yourself visiting Catalina Island during a rare rainy day, you'll find plenty of things to do! We've put together a list of activities to keep your day full of fun. Visit the Catalina Island Museum for Art & History on Metropole Avenue and learn about Catalina's fascinating history…

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Catalina Island Firsts

Catalina Island has a long history of firsts, dating back to the 1850's. The Banning Brothers and the Wm. Wrigley, Jr. were pioneering entrepreneurs in transportation and hospitality, among other enterprises. It's not surprising that Catalina was the first to use and create several forms of…

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Three Nights on Catalina

With a myriad of lodging properties, island visitors have many accommodations options, ranging from boutique hotels to historic homes to vacation rentals. And as summer turns into fall, we invite you to take advantage of Catalina's Second Summer! With great weather, fabulous events and so many…

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