This island in California is one of the hotspots during the summer in the USA and it is also one of the most expensive destinations.
Catalina is a rocky island with a population of just 4,000. You can get there taking a ferry in Newport.
Its clear water is perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling. For those more fortunate, it is also perfect for sailing.
The island has good restaurants but a limited nightlife options due its small size. Among its best hotels are In on Mt. Ada, Aurora Hotel, Pavillion and Banning House Lodge.