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Catalina Island

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Big Buckin' agate_monkey, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Mrs. BBAM and I are heading to the island in December for our honeymoon. I'm looking for suggestions, tips and advice from the SportsJournalists.com crowd. Spew your knowledge on me, oh great ones.
  2. Some Guy

    Some Guy Active Member

    Can I be the first to say, "Catalina wine mixer?"
  3. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Be careful that this doesn't happen to you.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  4. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    I thought this thread was going to be about salad dressing.
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Who had that picture as their avatar?
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    What happens in Avalon, stays in Avalon. ;)
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    The Cubs held their spring training camp there from 1921 til the start of WWII then from 1945-51.
  8. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    My favorite growing up as a child.
  9. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    FYI, I don't think you can rent a car there.[/jayfarrar]
  10. I was hoping it was about the girl (with pictures) from My Name is Earl. She is sooooo hot.
  11. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Hope the honeymoon's a quick one...ain't much to do on Catalina.
  12. CA_journo

    CA_journo Member

    It's really, really, really touristy. The only ways to get around, aside from on foot, are on golf-carts (you can only go on approved roads) or segways, and both are expensive. They have a nice little golf course, where they've preserved the old Cubs spring training club house. It's a nice place, but really, not a whole lot to do. Went on a cruise that stopped there earlier this year and pretty much saw all I wanted to see in the span of 2 hours.

    Also, if you get arrested, you have to pay your way back to Long Beach for processing.

    Absolutely beautiful though. I'm sure it'll be a great place for a honeymoon.
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