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Zip Line on Catalina Island

Zip Line on Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island has long been a favorite get-away for Southern California residents. The new buzz around this island paradise is  that Catalina Island (map) features the only zip line in Los Angeles and Orange County! Unsure of what zip lines are? Zip lines are high cable traverses designed to enable users to propel by gravity from the top to the bottom of an incline using safety harnesses and pulleys suspended on the cable. The newly opened 3,671 foot zip line has five separate zips that...
June 10th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 0
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Take a Trip to Da Island Mon

Take a Trip to Da Island Mon
... the island Santa Catalina has been inhabited for the last 7,000 years by various groups of Native Americans, making it rich in history. Catalina Island is an hour ferry ride away from the Long Beach Landing, which is located right next to the Queen Mary(map).  The Catalina Express and the Catalina Flyer both offer tickets for almost $70 round trip, or take a 15 minute helicopter ride with Island Express helicopter service. The ferries will take you to the coastal town of Avalon, where you are greeted...
November 7th, 2009 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
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