Top 21 island escapes
Plot your escape to one of the West's best islands--places so lovely you won't want your time there to end
Catalina Island, CAThis island retreat, only 40 minutes by ferry from the mainland, is the ultimate SoCal beach paradise and a great choice for a family weekend. You can splash around on Avalon Beach, stroll through the harbor town of Avalon, or take a jeep tour of the wild backcountry.
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