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5 Reasons to Play Hooky and Head to Catalina

Catalina Island is just an hour off the coast, but it’s a world away from the mainland grind. Studies show that taking an unscheduled day off on Catalina will make you a healthier happier, more productive worker. Okay…so there are no studies. But you have to agree that the idea of playing hooky on a beautiful island paradise is a tempting proposition. Here are just five in a long list of reasons to give in to the temptation and take off for Catalina. 1) Soft sand, warm sun and cool cocktails Every impromptu Catalina escape should include a visit to hooky heaven, otherwise known as Descanso...

Mt. Ada Now Open for Lunch

Mt. Ada Now Open for Lunch Reservation-based lunch launches to the public! The historic Mt. Ada began serving intimate lunches to the public on Tuesday, August 18. Available either on the patio or in Mt. Ada's dining room, lunch will be served from 11:30 – 2 PM daily for $48 per person (exclusive of tax & gratuity). Three courses are included, as well as fresh juice, soft drinks and coffee, and your choice of champagne, mimosa, wine or beer. The lunch menu features new American cuisine, and was designed by our executive chef with the support of the Catalina Island Company culinary team...

REI Campout in Two Harbors

Camping on Catalina Island Two Harbors CA
First REI Campout in Two Harbors a Success! 70 outdoor enthusiasts ventured from the mainland to Two Harbors for the REI Campout on June 20 and 21. Kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and snorkeling filled the days while evenings consisted of campfires and s’mores and rustic relaxation. “We were excited to partner with REI to bring this event to Two Harbors,” said Todd Wade, SVP of Two Harbors Operations. “Two Harbors is host to many notable events like the Annual Wine Fest and Buccaneer Days, and we were thrilled to host this outing during National Great Outdoors Month.” In addition to camping...