Hotel Catalina

Second floor balcony with wicker rocking chairs an American flags overlooking ocean view.

Why Catalina Island Is a Great Family Vacation Spot for 2021

Did you know that Catalina Island has been nicknamed Kidalina? It’s no wonder why Catalina Island is a great family vacation spot for 2021, but let’s take a closer look at some of the fun activities the island has to offer for the whole family.

Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Is there anything the kids love more than a sweet treat? Thankfully, Catalina Island has all sorts of tasty treats for all ages. Lloyd’s of Avalon offers nostalgic treats like saltwater taffy or caramel apples along with the classics like ice cream and other confections. For gelato lovers, check out Scoops, which also offers homemade ice cream and their signature chocolate-covered bananas.

Other places to check out to help satisfy your sweet tooth include Eric’s on the Pier, Coney Island West, and Seaside Sweets in the Metropole Marketplace.

Find a New Toy

You can’t forget to pick up a souvenir from the trip to remind the whole family of the great vacation on Catalina Island. Check out some of the island’s bests with Leo’s Catalina Drugstore, Catalina Conservancy’s Trailhead Store, or a personal favorite, Island Toy Store Plus More, located on Sumner Avenue.

Playground Fun

For little ones with a little extra energy to burn off, check out one of the three playgrounds in Avalon or one in Two Harbors. Climbing structures and workout equipment for all ages can be found at Avalon’s Kid Park/People’s Park on Avalon Canyon Road.

Another favorite playground is Knabe Park, found along Pebbly Beach Road, which has been designed after a pirate ship. Otherwise, you can also check out Machine Gun Park/City Park which has a webbed climbing structure for everyone.

Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Enjoy a view from the island not all get to see – one from a glass-bottom boat out on the ocean. You can bring the whole family along see what different species of fish and other sea creatures are out there.,

Make Memories at Hotel Catalina

If you’re looking for a family vacation packed with activities or a leisure trip filled with R&R, or some combination of the two, Hotel Catalina is the ideal accommodation. Conveniently located a few doors down from Avalon Bay, Hotel Catalina offers all the charm and hospitality of the island’s yesteryear, but with all the modern amenities and conveniences of today that families love.

Join us at Hotel Catalina for your next family vacation, where we understand that life is meant for good friends and great adventures.

Book directly with us to ensure you get the best rates available. Visit our website for more information. If you’re ready to book, visit our online reservation system or give us a call at 310-510-0027.

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