Catalina Island

Type: Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Scuba Diving and Snorkeling, Water Sports

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If you're literally trying to get away from things, make Catalina your haven. The island lies just 22 miles from shore and is accessible via an hour-long boat ride. Its charming community is relaxed...  Read More


  • Best Attractions & Activities: "The waters in and around Catalina are full of marine life. On the ferry ride over, look for migrating gray whales in winter and blue whales in the summer."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Catalina offers a peaceful respite from everyday life and the snorkeling and diving are accessible to all ages.

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