Rainy Day Activities in Avalon
Wondering what to do on Catalina Island on a rainy day? We've compiled a list of ideas to keep your day full of fun!
Tour the Catalina Casino. The Casino Walking Tour is offered twice daily and lasts about 40 minutes. The Behind the Scenes Casino Tour is a little more in-depth. It lasts about 70 minutes and and is also offered twice a day.
First run movies are shown in the Catalina Casino Movie Theatre each night at 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Casino Box Office.
Visiting the Catalina Island Museum, in it's new location on Metropole Avenue, is a great way to learn about Catalina Island's exciting and storied past.
Take a boat tour. Depending on sea conditions, the Undersea Adventure and Glass Bottom Boat Voyage are great options for viewing Catalina's sealife.
The Three Palms Arcade is located at the end of Crescent Avenue and offers a variety of arcade games along with three bowling lanes. Great fun for kids of all ages.
Island Spa Catalina is Catalina's only destination resort spa. Cozy up on rainy days with a hot stone massage, facial or aroma therapy. This full service day spa also offers instructor lead yoga, balance & flow, and Catalina core circuit, along with Fitness on Demand classes in the Wellness Studio. Be sure to enjoy lunch from Encanto Cafe.
Browse around Catalina's endless shops. Stop by the Shops at Atwater and enjoy a hot coffee, latte, pastry, seasonal soup or sandwich from Ben's Bakery or visit the Spa Shoppe at Island Spa Catalina.
The Nature Center at Avalon Canyon is short 20 minute walk or cab ride up Avalon Canyon from the center of Avalon. Visitors can learn about everything from the geology of the Channel Islands, to how species arrive on islands.
Book a seat for lunch at the historic Mt Ada, former home of chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. Perched high on the hill, Mt. Ada provides beautiful views of the Avalon Bay, rain or shine, as well as a delicious afternoon meal.
Enjoy a late afternoon snack at the Avalon Grille. Happy Hour is offered Monday - Thursday from 4 to 6 pm and Friday - Sunday from 3 to 5 pm.
Eat an early dinner at the Avalon Grille and enjoy dinner and a movie. Dine between 5 and 6 pm and receive a complimentary ticket to the Catalina Casino movie theatre per entree.
Staying at the Pavilion Hotel? Borrow an iPad, check out a DVD or play a board game in the Pavilion's cozy library. And don't miss wine and cheese hour from 4:30 to 5:30 pm daily.
And don't fret, the sun will come out eventually and you'll be treated to beautiful Catalina Island rainbow!