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Sherri Walker Cline

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’s everything you need to know to take on this rewarding hike. It’s longer than you think: Even though the island is just 22 miles long, due…

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Catalina by Air

Arriving on Catalina Island, visitors are intrigued by the island’s topography, with its dramatic hills soaring above the coastline. That dramatic terrain can be best appreciated from above and experiencing Catalina by air is an ideal way to see this spectacular Southern California island. Catalina…

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Seven Vacations to Plan on Catalina Island

Each year, more than half of working Americans leave vacation days and paid time off unused. This year, resolve to make sure you are not among them by planning one -- or all -- of these vacations on Catalina Island, when the time is right. Family vacation: The classic vacation with the family…

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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

Catalina Island’s many businesses are eagerly looking forward to seeing the world emerge on the other side of the temporary travel restrictions. In the meanwhile, here’s how you can bring a little Catalina Island into your life while supporting island businesses and institutions. (*Please note: all…

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Remote Learning & Working on Catalina Island

The allure of Southern California’s island paradise is always irresistible, but work and school schedules have made summer vacation and weekend getaways the most popular time to visit Catalina Island. 2020 has changed all that. Between distance learning and working remotely, families are free, like…

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How to Plan for Your Third Night Free

Want to stay for free on Catalina Island? For the next several months, you can do just that. The Third Night Free on Catalina Island promotion organized by Love Catalina Island provides an unprecedented opportunity to stay two mid-week nights and get the third night free. With more than…

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Things To Do For Free

Also see: How to Navigate Your Visit to Catalina Island Activities on Catalina Island abound. From parasailing high above the sea to scuba diving below the surface there’s enough to do to fill several vacations. There’s also plenty of things to do on Catalina Island for those on a budget. Read on…

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