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Hit the water! From beachcombing to rafting, here's where to make a splash on your next vacation

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Splashing around: Catalina Island, CA
Photo by Dave Lauridsen

Splashing around: Catalina Island, CA

This 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.

More: Explore Catalina

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