Santa Catalina Island California

Catalina: A Mediterranean Island Getaway In SoCal

Just an hour boat ride from Long Beach aboard the Catalina Express Santa Catalina Island, also known as Catalina Island,  lies only 22 miles off the coast of southern California but a world away from urban chaos of Los Angeles.   William Wrigley, Jr. of Wrigley chewing gum fame developed the town of Avalon as a resort … Read more

Ferris Wheel Long Beach California

Best Things To Do In Long Beach

Long Beach is a great day or weekend trip if you are in the L.A. area. Just half an hour away from downtown Los Angeles Long Beach feels light years away with it’s laid back atmosphere, beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets.  Art, music, festivals and lots of dining, shopping and recreation options make this a … Read more