Get fit. Give back. Reconnect. No matter what your goals are, a visit to Catalina Island provides a wealth of opportunities to start 2024 off right and fulfill your resolutions.

Reconnect: With something to do for everyone, Catalina Island is an ideal place to reconnect with family and friends. From frolicking on the seashore to touring a historic icon and from fine dining to aerial adventures, the island offers activities for every age and interest, making it the perfect destination for spending quality with family – or friends. Resolve to reconnect with those that matter in 2024 by planning a getaway together.

Fitness goals: Fitness comes naturally on Catalina Island – thanks to the incredible nature surrounding us. Challenge yourself to complete one of our endurance events. Avalon Benefit 50K/50M Run, the Catalina Island Marathon, 10K and 5K or the Catalina Half Marathon. Or take on the challenge of the Trans Catalina Trail. This 38 mile trek is a bucket list item for many looking to get fit outside.


Get outdoors: Kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, stand-up paddling, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, botanical gardens. The list of outdoor activities on Catalina Island is never-ending – and intriguing. If you’ve resolved to get outside and get moving, Santa Catalina Island offers myriad opportunities to do just that.

Catalina Hiking

Learn something new: Always wanted to get certified to scuba dive? Want to swim like a mermaid? Ready to take your golf game to the next level? Catalina Island is an ideal destination if you are looking to expand your horizons and challenge your mind – and body – with a new set of skills.


Push your boundaries: If you choose, the activities on Catalina Island will let challenge yourself and your own limitations. Ziplining, parasailing, escape room and falconry are just a few of the ways you can push your boundaries and realize your fears are just another obstacle to overcome.


Volunteer: Ready to Care for Catalina? Catalina Island offers an intriguing array of opportunities to give back, including monthly beach clean-ups, volunteer vacations and volunteer programs in the interior. Whether you’re looking to arrange a team-building corporate volunteer day or just spend some quality time with your bestie, volunteering on Catalina Island will let you give back while reconnecting with what really matters.

Eat healthy: Catalina Island restaurants offer a buffet of healthy dining options, including vegetarian dishes, unique salads and diet-friendly entrees. Not worried about the carbs or the calories? You can also indulge with decadent desserts, deep-fried delicacies and over-the-top delicious dishes.

Disconnect: On the one hand, Catalina Island’s sweeping views and intriguing vistas call out to be shared on social media, but this is the perfect place to put down the phone and immerse yourself in the moment without worrying about what to post when. And while you’ll find a cell connection nearly everywhere on the island, it will not necessarily be as fast or as reliable as the cell service on the mainland.

We look forward to welcoming you in 2024!