Two Harbors: Casa Santa Cruz with Catalina Island Vacation Rental

Disclosure: We received a discounted rate. All opinions are our own. Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island is much different than Avalon, California. There is one restaurant, one general store, campgrounds, and a recreational center where you can rent bikes, kayaks, umbrellas, etc. They call it “Two Harbors” because it is a town with not one but two harbors! If you are looking for a beautiful island getaway where you can enjoy nature at its finest, consider Two Harbors, California. Casa Santa Cruz We stayed at the beautiful Casa Santa Cruz, a renovated modern rental home in Two Harbors that’s centrally located with views of both harbors seen throughout the … READ MORE >>

Kayaking with Kids on Santa Catalina Island with Descanso Beach Ocean Sports #AvalonCA

One early morning in September, our family was invited to experience then share about a guided kayaking expedition on Santa Catalina Island in Avalon, California with Descanso Beach Ocean Sports. It was the perfect morning island vacation adventure as the waters were calm and clear. It was a short 15 minute walk from our hotel as we walked past the Catalina Casino to get to Descanso Beach. As they instructed beforehand, we dressed in our wet suits because we will be sitting in water, but they wanted us to be comfortable, so they also offered us water shoes, life jackets, and water pants. (Our kayaking tour was for 1.5 to … READ MORE >>