The most visited tourist destination on Catalina Island is the city of Avalon. Leaving the hustle and bustle of the “mainland”, Avalon is the perfect place to take a break from the demands of daily life. With so many activities to choose from, your visit to Avalon can be adventure-packed or filled with rest and relaxation. With its year round Mediterranean climate, it’s the ideal place to enjoy ocean air and sunshine.
With its blue waters and Greek-isle scenery, Avalon has a long history of catering to visitors. There are plush hotels, trendy restaurants, soothing spas. Visitors are likely to see the sights from a golf cart, from a boat or on foot. Avalon is clean and safe and offers the quintessential beach town, laid back, but chock full of places to eat, drink, shop and explore. Visitors experience coastal Southern California as it once was, all part of the fun on this isolated resort island only about an hour from the Los Angeles coastline.
Avalon is the most visited tourist destination on the island. It is a world apart from the frenzy of the mainland cities of Southern California. With very few cars, visitors are likely to see the sights of Avalon from a golf cart, a boat or on foot. Avalon is clean and safe and offers the quintessential beach town, laid
back, but chock full of places to eat, drink and shop.
While in Avalon, visitors enjoy swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, golfing, hiking, biking, shopping, strolling the museum and art galleries, a day at a spa, guided sightseeing tours or renting golf carts to explore the city on their own.
Visitors come to the island to enjoy numerous and varied events throughout the year including music, art and athletic events. See the calendar of events to find out what’s of interest to you.
Inland Catalina contains a wealth of natural and cultural resources, unique animals, plants and archaeological resources found nowhere else on earth. Avalon is the gateway to the beautiful interior of Catalina Island. Guided tours will provide you