Things 'To Do' on Catalina Island
Eat, Drink and...

Catalina 2010

' from Steak to Italian to Mexican to Pub Burgers '

You can Eat at the Buffalo Nickel at the Helicopter Pad

Or a Buffalo Burger at the Airport in the Sky
While Golfing at the Sand Trap or Country
Club Pub

• See Avalon Restaurant Page

' while looking at the ocean or scantily clad beach lover... most island-ish of all...'

Try the Outdoor Bar at Descanso Beach Club

To Sip while looking out across all the Boats in Avalon Harbor

Head up the Steps into The Landing
to Experience the Absolute Brand Newest
the Circular Bar on Main Street at Avalon Grille

Or M’s where the Channel House used to be
Dive Bars... Yep, 2 of ‘Em Marlin Club & The Locker Room

Sip right on the Green Pier
Eric’s on the Pier

Or on top the water at the Casino Dock Cafe


Get a massage alongside the Ocean at Descanso Beach or in Town


Inner Island Tours

Top of the Town Tours

Casino Tours through the Ballroom and Theater

Underwater Submarines

Glass Bottom Boats through Lover’s Cove

Charter a Boat Around the Island

Desconso Beach

Bar to Drink & Eat

Private Cabana’s and Chaisse Lounge Chairs to Reserve & Rent

Ocean to look out over

Fancy Boats and Yachts to Observe and Dream About

After Party Dancing on the Beach at Midnight during JazzTrax


1929 Casino Movie Theater shows Nightly First Run Films

Rent Movies in town

Internet Surfing

Even in Avalon it’s all Wi Fi’ed up...
simply open your laptop and go on-line

A local Wi Fi Service will immediately offer itself up hits all hotels and some offer Wi Fi for free!


Avalon’s a real town with full Cable & Satellite TV service

Channel 3 is the local channel


9 Holes at the Catalina Country Club where Howard Hughes and Katherine Hepburn used to play together

Miniature Golf

18 holes and recently remodelled, 2 blocks up from Main Street 1 block over from either Vons

Snorkel & Scuba

Rent in town or right at Casino Point
Also at Lover’s Cove

Most diving is either at Casino Point or Hamilton Cove Beach

If Staying at Hamilton Cove...

Tool around town in your private golf cart

2 Lit Tennis Courts

18 Hole Putting Green

Croquet Lawn

Work-Out Room

Pool and Jacuzzi looking out over ocean

Private Beach with Ocean Fishing Dock, Half Court Basketball

Beach Barbecue Grills, Volleyball


local bookstore

Local Toy Store

Across from Miniature Golfing


You can Rent in town Bikes or Golf Carts


All around town.
There is a brand new Middle Island Trail from the far northp past the Isymus down to Avalon. Might take 2 to 3 days to complete.


Try jogging from Descanso Beach to the Mole where Catalina Express boats come in
or from town UP to the Wrigley Memorial, gradual uphill Passing the Golf Course en route.


The Island is nirvana awaiting, but get a pass first.

Taxi or Bus in and then hike.

In town camping is at Herman Gulch near Wrigley Memorial


Catalina Country Club….same location as the golf course

Hamilton Cove if you are staying there

Ice Cream

Coldstones is gone, but Big Olaf’s on the Harbor lives on..

Gelato at For the Chocolates and Candy stop at Lloyd’s on Main Street


In the Metropole Mall where you’ll also find a Cleaners and more...

Grocery Stores

2 VONS open till 11 p.m. weekends
9 p.m. more likely on weekdays

2 smaller Liquor Stores open till Midnight or 2 a.m.


Avalon is filled with a wide variety of shops along Main Street

Up the Side Streets as well

Avalon Ballroom Top Of Casino

JazzTrax Festival October’s 1st Three Weekends

New Year’s Eve Ball

Various Public and Private Events throughout year

Catalina 2010

25th Annual
Catalina Island
JazzTrax Festival
Since 1987
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