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Tag: Avalon

Surrounded by a Billion Gallons of Water but Not a Drop to Wash Your Cart Written by: Mark Well, that’s not exactly the case here on Catalina Island, but it has been.  Prior to 2016, islanders and tourists together used much more water than was available from the Edison ground water pumping and our 30+ year […]

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One Man’s Trash…  Written by: James The City of Avalon is unique, to say the least, with a population of about 3,500. However, during the island’s peak season [Memorial Day through Labor Day] it explodes to as many as 10,000 visitors per day. The commercial community is made of “mom and pop” style shops, more modern beach […]

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The Dog Blog Written by: Matthew and Featuring “Junior” and “Minnie” Having a dog is one of life’s great joys. They make us laugh, comfort us when we are down, and protect us even if we don’t know we need protecting. Being able to travel with our best friend(s) is something we all would like to […]

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Overnight Camping in the Island’s Interior Written by: NICK A few weeks ago I went on a solo, overnight camping trip to the interior of the island. I would say I’m between beginner and intermediate camper, but I had never gone alone before and this was my first time camping on Catalina. I had done my […]

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Something’s Fishy… Written by: DEVON Recently my friends and I got the chance to do some fishing on a day off – it was a great way to spend the day! We took out our buddy’s dinghy instead of fishing from the pier or mole, just to make the experience more exciting. We would throw our lines behind […]

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            Swimming with the Fish at Lovers Cove Written by: MATTHEW When visiting Catalina, checking out Lovers Cove at least once is an absolute must.  This State Marine Preserve is both a pro and beginner snorkelers dream. With its crystal clear waters and abundant fish life, Lovers Cove has to […]

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FROG ROCK Written by: DEVON One of the cool hidden treasures of the Avalon area is Frog Rock.  Now, it is secluded and only accessible by water but is not far down the coast from the Descanso Beach Club where you can rent kayaks or SUPs, making everything a smooth sail. As my girlfriend and I headed […]

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