Located just 22 miles off Southern California’s coast, Catalina Island welcomes visitors year-round. Getting here is easy with travel time to the island as little as 15 minutes by air or one hour by boat. California’s only island resort, Catalina Island offers endless options for visitors to enjoy. Avalon hosts all the amenities of a larger city for residents to rely upon, while the village of Two Harbors offers a boater’s paradise and quiet escape from the crowds with easy access to camping and wildlife. The island is also home to many camps and campsites as well as the Wrigley Institute. Whether you are planning a vacation , a wedding or group event or even looking to relocate to our island paradise, Catalina is the ideal destination for you. Check the links to the right for information on things like our island history, maps and visitors guide.