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Avalon is a small town located in the Catalina Island of California, USA. The town is known for its beautiful beaches and scenic views, making it a popular tourist destination. The town is home to about 4,000 people and is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, sailing, and other water activities.

Avalon was first discovered by Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in 1542. In 1887, the island was purchased by the Banning brothers and developed into a popular tourist destination. The town was officially incorporated in 1913 and has continued to grow and develop since then.

Avalon is known for its unique architecture and its historical buildings. The town is home to the iconic Avalon Casino, which was built in 1929 and is one of the oldest casinos in the United States. The casino has been featured in many films and television shows, including the classic movie, “The Godfather.”

The town is also home to many historical sites, such as the Catalina Island Museum, which houses artifacts from the island’s past, and the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Garden, which is dedicated to the memory of William Wrigley Jr., who owned the island in the early 1900s.

Avalon is a great place to visit for anyone looking for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. The town is a perfect spot for swimming, fishing, sailing, and other outdoor activities, as well as for exploring the area’s rich history.

Excursion tips for a day in Avalon

Avalon, located on the stunning Catalina Island off the coast of California, is the perfect destination for a day of exploration and adventure. Here are some of the activities you can enjoy as a tourist in Avalon:

1. Visit the Catalina Island Museum to learn about the island’s history and culture.
2. Take a glass-bottom boat tour to admire the beautiful marine life beneath the surface.
3. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront boardwalk.
4. Visit the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Garden to soak up the natural beauty of the island.
5. Explore the vibrant shops and restaurants at the Catalina Casino.
6. Rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard to explore the island from the water.
7. Take a guided tour of the island’s natural attractions, such as the Descanso Beach and the Parson’s Landing Trail.
8. Go snorkeling or scuba diving to discover the vibrant coral reefs and sea life in the area.
9. Take a scenic hike up the Mt. Orizaba Trail for panoramic views of the island.
10. Visit the Chimes Tower to hear the beautiful carillon bells ringing throughout the day.

Experience Avalon with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Avalon. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Avalon

Avalon's climate is mild throughout the year, with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing and summer temperatures rarely going above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. In the spring, temperatures are generally mild and pleasant, with an average high of 65 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of 51 degrees Fahrenheit. During the summer months, temperatures can reach the mid 80s, with an average high of 81 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of 65 degrees Fahrenheit. The fall is usually mild and dry, with average highs in the mid 70s and average lows in the mid 50s. Winter temperatures are usually mild and pleasant, with an average high of 63 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of 49 degrees Fahrenheit.

Cruise weather for Avalon

Our weather forecast for Avalon helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 20 °C
13.0 m/s
14.8 m/s
32.0 %
14.0 m
56.4 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 18.4 °C
14.8 m/s
23.0 m/s
61.3 %
13.5 m
64.4 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 24.1 °C
min: 16.6 °C
18.7 m/s
27.0 m/s
11.0 %
24.1 m
66.8 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 23.5 °C
min: 15.3 °C
18.7 m/s
27.4 m/s
17.1 %
24.1 m
69.6 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 23.7 °C
min: 15.2 °C
17.3 m/s
24.8 m/s
17.4 %
24.1 m
70.4 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 24.4 °C
min: 15.4 °C
15.8 m/s
22.3 m/s
17.8 %
24.1 m
69.5 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 24.5 °C
min: 15.9 °C
17.3 m/s
18.0 m/s
14.0 %
24.1 m
75.9 %
1,013 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 20.4 °C
min: 18.8 °C
14.8 m/s
15.5 m/s
1.5 %
24.1 m
83.1 %
1,014 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 21.0 °C
min: 19.2 °C
16.6 m/s
18.7 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
81.3 %
1,012 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 20.6 °C
min: 19.5 °C
19.1 m/s
20.9 m/s
0.2 %
24.1 m
82.0 %
1,010 hPa
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 21.2 °C
min: 19.6 °C
13.7 m/s
13.3 m/s
28.9 %
24.1 m
81.3 %
1,010 hPa
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 20.7 °C
min: 19.8 °C
13.7 m/s
16.2 m/s
54.3 %
24.1 m
82.0 %
1,011 hPa
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 22.1 °C
min: 20.3 °C
9.7 m/s
12.2 m/s
33.9 %
24.1 m
80.5 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 21.2 °C
min: 20.3 °C
22.7 m/s
30.6 m/s
30.9 %
24.1 m
81.2 %
1,016 hPa

Cruises to Avalon

Would you like to travel to Avalon on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Avalon.

Scheduled ship calls in Avalon, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 25th 2024 Friday, 25th of Oct. 2024 MS Koningsdam 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 3rd 2024 Sunday, 3rd of Nov. 2024 MS Koningsdam 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 17th 2024 Sunday, 17th of Nov. 2024 MS Koningsdam 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Apr. 2025 MS Eurodam 07:00 am 05:00 pm
May 4th 2025 Sunday, 4th of May 2025 MS Zaandam 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Oct. 23rd 2025 Thursday, 23rd of Oct. 2025 MS Koningsdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 2nd 2025 Sunday, 2nd of Nov. 2025 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 5th 2026 Sunday, 5th of Apr. 2026 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Apr. 21st 2026 Tuesday, 21st of Apr. 2026 MS Eurodam 07:00 am 01:00 pm
May 3rd 2026 Sunday, 3rd of May 2026 MS Zaandam 07:00 am 02:00 pm

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