Catalina Island Blog

Romantic Things To Do on Catalina Island

Catalina Island is known as the “Island of Romance," after the popular “26 Miles Across the Sea” song, and it's the perfect spot to celebrate Valentine's Day with your significant other. With its distinctive Mediterranean charm, escaping to Catalina feels as though you've been transported to another…

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12 Ways to Give Catalina Island

Let’s face it, the 12 Days of Christmas isn’t exactly filled with practical gifts. Who really wants eight maids a’milking or seven lords a’leaping? And do you have any idea what kind of mess all those birds would make – not to mention that geese and swans are feisty even if they’re not laying or…

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Bring A Little Catalina Into Your Life

Bring a little Catalina Island into your life while supporting island businesses and institutions. (*Please note: all links go directly to the member's online store, unless otherwise noted) Afishinados Gallery. With a unique collection of art, apparel and décor, Afishinados offers a quirky array of…

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Catalina Island Holiday Photo Ops

Catalina Island is beautiful any time of year, around the holidays, with twinkling lights and festive decor, Catalina comes alive. Take a peek around at our photo op spots and find the perfect place for your holiday photo or social post. Be the envy of all of your followers. 1. Via…

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Travel to Two Harbors in Winter Months

Two Harbors, located at Catalina Island's west end, is a beautiful destination year round. Its laid back, South Pacific vibe, friendly locals and abundance of outdoor activities make it a perfect spot for outdoor exploration. During winter months, typically November to February, transportation to…

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Things to do in November on Catalina Island

As the calendar ushers in the fall and the island’s slower season, Halloween on Catalina Island ushers in a November with an array of things to do, ranging from athletic to multi-cultural. The centerpiece of Halloween on Catalina Island is a decorated golf cart parade along with a parade of costumed…

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An Island Paradise for Thousands of Years

It’s no surprise that life on Catalina bears little resemblance to what life on the island was like a thousand years ago. Unlike the Southern California mainland however, it’s relatively easy to peer through the veil of time and imagine life here. This island has been inhabited for at least 8,000…

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