Santa Catalina Island is a great getaway, only 22 miles away from the mainland in California, USA. It is part of the Los Angeles county, and Avalon. There is not one traffic light on the island!

Fun Fact: The Chicago Cubs baseball team trained on Santa Catalina Island from 1921 to 1951.

Got 8 hours?
Here are fun ways to spend them on
Santa Catalina Island:

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Hour 1

Go jet skiing! Put on your bikini, and take your own water tour around the island. See things from a different perspective, and make mental notes of places where you’d like to stop when you’re back on land.

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Hour 2

Take a tour boat ride. Try a catamaran, or a group tour. What a great way to sit back and relax as someone else mans the steering wheel!

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Hour 3

Walk around the marina. Admire the beautiful boats – the racers, sailboats, and yachts. Stroll around, maybe make a new friend to take you for a ride!

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Hour 4

Time for a cocktail and lunch! Dine outside, have a beer (or two), and enjoy people watching, too!

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Hour 5

After lunch, sit down in the plaza and relax under the shade of tropical trees.

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Hour 6

Time for a stroll! Walk around the island and take in all the beauty of unique plants, trees, and flowers.

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Hour 7

Take a walk through town, and feast your eyes on unique artwork from local artists at the local art galleries. You will find beautiful works of art made of natural wood, coral pieces, and plastic fish, too!

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Hour 8

Such a busy day! Time to wind down and look for a restaurant for dinner… have a heavy meal, perhaps a big juicy steak! And a glass of red wine, please!

For more information about Santa Catalina Island, visit the
Santa Catalina Chamber of Commerce website

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