Escape to Avalon
Monday, February 12, 2018
On the eastern end of Catalina Island, 22 miles off the coast of Southern California, sits the picturesque Village of Avalon. One million people visit the tiny town each year. Its subtropical climate and laid-back lifestyle encourage relaxation and recreation.
Eighty-five percent of Catalina Island is a preserve. The island features unique opportunities to view wildlife such as bison. It has an array of activities for intrepid travelers, such as bicycling, sailing, camping and fishing.
Avalon features a scenic harbor and beaches, as well as a pedestrian walkway. The town also includes upscale hotels and amenities, such as boutiques, spas and fine dining restaurants.