Santa Catalina IslandApprox. Time: 5 hours
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate

Catalina Island is a 26-mile paradise located 22-miles from Los Angeles. The Island is accessible by boat (1 hour) or helicopter (14 minutes). There are numerous ways to enjoy the island, from snorkeling to Jeep tours, but simply sightseeing on your own will enlighten you to the island's intricacies such as endemic plants, wildlife, and astoundingly beautiful panoramas.