We're off! To discover a gorgeous island getaway that's full of surprises! Santa Catalina island, or Catalina for short, is the perfect getaway in southern California. Just off the coast of Los Angeles, most people head straight for the harbor town of Avalon, known for it's cute little shops, restaurants & hotels on the water. Being so close to Hollywood, movie and TV producers have used Catalina over and over for film & tv locations.
Residents of Los Angeles love to come here on the weekends, as it's just a short boat ride away. They come to enjoy the beach, The historical landmarks, The eco tours, And the adventures! But it's also where people come to relax, There's history, Culture, Great shopping, And gorgeous little hotels & restaurants. To experience Catalina, all you have to do is get there, and on the Catalina express, it doesn't take long. It's fast, it's safe, and it runs all day every day, with airline style seating and attendants who serve drinks & snacks. This ride's over way too soon! 29 knots translates to about 35 miles an hour. On water, that's fast! Leave the heels at home- Avalon is a walking town.
Avalon may be tiny, but it's history is legendary, Come explore Catalina and see all this lovely Island has to offer.