It's small in size—just 21 miles long and eight miles wide—but large with legend and romance. Set in the deep blue Pacific of the coast of Los Angeles, Catalina a glittering little island resort with rugged hills and intimate coves that have lured movie stars and musicians for generations. Some even call it America's Capri. Coastalliving.com
8 Hidden Towns in California That Should Be on Your Radar
#GoAltaCA | A lot of travelers will have already experienced the pleasures of California’s big four destinations -- Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego -- but the state is so varied and diverse that there is plenty of adventure to be found in breaking out to the smaller towns that dot the Golden State. From the redwoods of the Pacific Coast to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, California is full of unexpected, hidden towns rife with individuality. But where to go first?