8 days in Avalon & Monterey Itinerary

8 days in Avalon & Monterey Itinerary

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Avalon
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Monterey
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Avalon

Avalon ©
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Your list of things to see and do now includes Scuba & Snorkeling, Catalina Adventure Tours, Descanso Beach Ocean Sports, and other attractions. On the 4th (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at Catalina Island Golf Cart Rentals and Tours, take a memorable tour with Catalina Adventure Tours, take a tour by water with Descanso Beach Ocean Sports, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then see Catalina Island Company, and finally let your taste buds guide you at Catalina Food Tours. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Catalina Island Museum and then look for gifts at Afishinados Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Avalon online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Avalon. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Avalon

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife
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Catalina Food Tours ©
Catalina Food Tours
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden ©
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden
Catalina Island Museum ©
Catalina Island Museum

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monterey: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Mount Hermon Adventures (in Mount Hermon). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, trek along Scenic Road Walkway, sample some tasty brews at Monterey Bay Food Tours, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip builder.

Getting from Avalon to Monterey by combination of ferry and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, tram, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, tram, train, and bus. In October, Monterey is a bit cooler than Avalon - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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