Catalina Island Blog

Fitness on Catalina Island

November kicks of endurance season on Catalina Island, with a triathlon, 10K, half-marathon, marathon and 50 miler races returning to the island. New this year is the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun, a challenging endurance event popular in Europe that will make its North American debut on the island Feb. 29 and…

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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 parade of costumed children, who showcase their costumes…

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Celebrating Film on Catalina Island

Located just offshore from the worldwide capital of film production, it’s no surprise that Catalina Island and Hollywood have a love affair that goes back to the earliest days of movie making. Legendary filmmaker D.W. Griffith made one of the first films on Catalina Island, 1912’s Man’s Genesis…

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Catalina Island Reads

Summer beach reads, broody thrillers, engrossing historical fiction, no matter what your favorite reads are Catalina Island is the ideal spot to crack the spine on a good book. Whether you prefer to read with your toes in the sand or a drink in your hand – or both – reading on Catalina Island is a…

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