Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Catalina

Mexican and Spanish Influence on Catalina On Cinco de Mayo we celebrate Mexican heritage. The day commerates the Battle of Puebla, and while the holiday is relatively minor in Mexico, in the California it has become a celebration of Mexican culture. Catalina Island's history is one that is…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Catalina Island's Spring Bloom

Spring is in bloom all around and Mother Nature has provided a bouquet of wildflowers on Catalina Island. Winter’s generous rains have transformed the Island’s normal golden hues into a verdant wonderland of jade, emerald and chartreuse, dappled with colorful wildflowers and bisected by burbling…

Read More

18 Best Free Things To Do on 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 for 18 free things to do on Catalina Island. 1. Hike:…

Read More

First-Timer's Guide to Catalina

Thinking about visiting Catalina Island for the first time? Prepare to fall in love. This Island paradise takes lifetime to explore all of its secrets, but there are a few things you should know before you arrive. Things You Should Know Before Your First Visit to Catalina Island Getting here is…

Read More