Catalina Island is located about 20 miles off the Southern California coast, and while it’s not a very large island, it has quite an interesting history. The Catalina Island Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Santa Catalina Island, as well as displaying rotating art exhibits.
Throughout its modern history, the island has served as a getaway for Hollywood stars, a practice spot for the Chicago Cubs, and a secret training site for the US Armed Forces. Above all, though, the island is meant as an escape for everyone. Here’s your guide to marvelous Catalina Island.