Only 14 years ago, the tiny, housecat-size Catalina Island fox was on the brink of extinction. The reason: a disease thought to have been brought to the island aboard visiting boats.
Planning to spend the long Thanksgiving weekend in Catalina -- but not sure how you’ll be able to stuff a 20-pound turkey into your boat’s oven? Fortunately, Catalina offers many options for an onshore feast.
Catalina's days as a mecca for big bands, swing music and dancers crowding the floor at the Casino Ballroom will return -- at least for a weekend -- during the Catalina Swing Dance Festival, Nov. 8-10.
Runners will travel over 26 miles of trails and ridgelines, taking in majestic views of the Pacific from both sides of the island. Don’t be surprised to see buffalo on the course, and bald eagles overhead.
For boaters planning to cruise south for Mexico, the South Pacific or Central America, Adventure Voyaging is rolling out the welcome mat Oct. 18-20 at a suggested pit stop: Catalina Island.
Catalina’s 24th annual Buccaneer Days will give boaters four days of swashbuckling fun -- and a chance to dress in bandanas and eye patches -- or full-dress regalia, if they choose.
The 2013 Scheyden Catalina Air Show will soar in Oct. 26-27, bringing a lineup of historic aircraft, daredevil performing aviators and vintage aircraft-related exhibits.
Mariners should start warming up their throwing arms in preparation for Two Harbors’ 27th annual Jimmy Walker Buffalo Chip Toss on Saturday, Aug. 31.
As the weather begins to get cooler and the busy summer boating season comes to an end, fall is an ideal time for boaters to cruise to Catalina Island and experience a less-crowded Two Harbors.
Equipped with cameras, sensors and hydrophones that listen for pings from tracking tags, these robots discreetly follow tagged leopard sharks and send information back to researchers.
On Aug. 17, the world-famous Tuna Club will open its doors to the pubic for tours of the historic structure. But only for one day – as a fundraising benefit for the Catalina Island Museum.
Along with cool island breezes, boating visitors will find a wide array of outdoor concerts, special events, festivals, new attractions, hikes and island tours to enjoy this summer.
Boaters can enjoy nights of side-splitting comedy entertainment on Catalina Island every Friday through Aug. 30. Twice-nightly shows will be presented at the Catalina Country Club.
Catalina cruisers in search of camaraderie with like-minded island boaters can find that and much more, when they take advantage of the many exclusive benefits offered to members of the West End Cruising Club.
Sunbathing on the beach has become a lot more luxurious, with Descanso Beach Club’s newest offering of presidential and standard cabanas, and chaise lounge rentals.