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:


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!


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!


Hour 4
Time for a cocktail and lunch!

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


Hour 6
Time for a stroll!

Walk around the island and take in all the beauty of unique plants, trees, and flowers.


Hour 7
Take a walk through town

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!

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

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