Thanks Mom! A Catalina getaway for Mother’s Day

Any time is the best time to take – or send – your favorite mom to Catalina Island for a getaway. This charming seaside paradise is a perfect destination for those looking to spend some time with their favorite mom, whether it’s the one who raised you, the one who’s raising your kids with you or…

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Where to Enjoy a Margarita on Catalina Island

Whether you're celebrating National Margarita Day, Cinco de Mayo or just loving to taste your favorite libations, we have the list of the best places to enjoy a margarita on Catalina Island! 1. Maggie's Blue Rose Located on Crescent Ave, Avalon's front street, Maggie's handmade Margaritas include…

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24 Things to Do on Catalina Island in 2024

Hello 2024! The new year brings new opportunities and a new chance to explore and experience Catalina Island. With so much to do on Catalina Island, you may have a hard time knowing where to begin. We put together a list of 24 things to do on Catalina Island in 2024. 1. Rent a Golf Cart. Perhaps…

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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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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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