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- 0 0Published on Jun 13, 2016
Welcome back to our Cruising California Series. This month we visit the beautiful Catalina Island located roughly 22 miles southwest of Los Angeles, California. This island is part of the Channel of Islands of California and has a population a little over 4,000 people. This island gives you just enough coziness with the feel of an exotic island getaway. If you find yourself on Catalina Island, here are some things you should do while you’re there.
Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing
Take a tour on the ocean blue and discover the unique and diverse coastline Catalina has to offer. This tour group offers Coastal Sightseeing, Dolphin/Sea Lion adventures, the Astronomy Experience and private charters. Each tour last about an hour and a half long and has some of the best rates you can find on the island. If you love to fish than the fishing tour is just for you. This tour offers custom private fishing charters and includes your rods, reels, bait, fishing guide and complimentary drinks.
Catalina Island Conservancy
This conservancy was founded in 1972 and is one of the oldest trusts of private land in Southern California. The island is home to over 60 plant, insect and animal species. Here at the Conservancy you can hike popular trails or visit the Wrigley Memorial and Botanic Garden. There are also camping options as well as Jeep Eco tours through the area. The island is home to the catalina fox that has been a resident on the island for 6,200 years. This subspecies of fox is only found here on Catalina island. If you’re a nature lover this is definitely one stop you should make.
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
If you’re a fan of the Amazing Race, this is just the thing for you. This part game, part city tour, transforms the city of Avalon into a giant board game. By using any smartphone, you and your team will be guided to some well known and overlooked gems on the island. By solving clues and completing challenges you will learn all about the local history of Catalina Island. The first part of the adventure will take you up to the surrounding hills for amazing views of the harbor and you’ll end your quest by walking through the town of Avalon for the last part of your adventure. You definitely will want to check out Urban Adventure Quest while you're visiting Catalina Island!
Taste of Catalina Food Tours
Those who love to try new and delicious cuisine will love this food tour. Try award winning cuisines as you stroll through the enchanted downtown area for a 3 hour tasting and cultural walking tour while learning about the island's rich history. This tour will give the scoop on the best places to eat, as well as meeting new fellow foodies, all while supporting local mom n’ pop shops. As you can see Catalina Island has a lot of variety and activities to offer on the Island. Pack your suitcase and head on over to experience all Catalina has to offer. Don’t forget that if you’re in the Acton area, All Valley RV Center can help you will all your RV Sales and Service needs!