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Things to do in Catalina - is there enough for 2-3 days

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Things to do in Catalina - is there enough for 2-3 days

We have 2 kids (8 and 5 years old) and are thinking of visiting Catalina island at the end of March (in another couple of weeks). I just wanted to know if there are enough activities to keep us occupied for 2-3 days or if we are better off just doing a day trip. I will appreciate all comments in this regard. Also - will appreciate recommendations for places to stay and things to do for a family.

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1. Re: Things to do in Catalina - is there enough for 2-3 days

It really depends on your budget. We usually go in the summer for 8 days and find plenty to do. The weather is much more predictable in August though. We like to rent a condo in Hamilton cove. Each unit comes with the use of your own golf cart to get to and fom town. They have a small pool, tennis courts, small rocky beach, and an 18 hole putting course. Off season rates are more affordable than summer but it is still kind of pricey. You can check out indiviual units online through Catalia Island vacation rentals and Hamilton Cove Real estate.

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2. Re: Things to do in Catalina - is there enough for 2-3 days

The Pavilion Lodge would be perfect for your family. Stayed there many times and they have a large grass/patio area, just steps from the boardwalk and water. We usually spend a weekend there, (2 nights)Kids under 12 are Free, and there is a breakfast served outside every morning.

Kids can play mini golf, get a ice cream cone, walk out on the wharf, and many other things. Great to be located in the middle of Avalon.

visitcatalinaisland.com/avalon/hote_pavilion…

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