Weekend getaway to Santa Catalina
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Weekend escape to Catalina Island

Dale Chihuly’s whimsical glass creations glitter at night at the Catalina Island Museum. The museum is open daily, and will be open at night on Thursdays throughout the summer.

 (Paul Boorstin)

Have lunch with a view at the six-room Mt. Ada bed and breakfast, once the home of chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr.

 (Paul Boorstin)

Fresh prawns are served with cocktail and pesto sauces at Catalina’s Bluewater Grill.

 (Paul Boorstin)

The exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s blown-glass sculptures at the Catalina Island Museum include pieces inspired by the sea. Some are the bright-orange hue of the garibaldi fish that you see in the clear water of Avalon Bay when you disembark the Catalina Express boat.

 (Paul Boorstin)

The exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s blown-glass sculptures at the Catalina Island Museum continues through Dec. 11.

 (Paul Boorstin)

Dale Chihuly’s glass creations shimmer in the sunshine on the terrace of the Catalina Island Museum.

 (Paul Boorstin)

Visitors learn how to paddle an outrigger canoe in Avalon Bay. It is one of many activities that are available on the island.

 (Paul Boorstin)
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