360° VR Panoramas of the Channel Islands of Southern California
The Western Part of Avalon
Santa Catalina Island, California


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East Whittley Avenue on the west side of Avalon

East Whittley Avenue on the west side of Avalon

Steep streets wind upwards from the flats of Avalon through residential neighborhoods.

Avalon, on Santa Catalina Island, California

Date photographed: May 16, 2005
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Viewpoint directly above the Casino

Viewpoint directly above the Casino

Chimes Tower Road winds up the hill behind the Casino and connects to Stagecoach Road leading into the interior of the island.

Avalon, on Santa Catalina Island, California

Date photographed: May 16, 2005
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Kayak rentals at Descanso Beach

Kayak rentals at Descanso Beach

Descanso Beach is in the cove immediately west of Avalon, just past the Casino. It has a bar and dining on the beach plus evening parties.

Avalon, on Santa Catalina Island, California

Date photographed: May 16, 2005
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Main entrance to the Casino

Main entrance to the Casino

The iconic Catalina Casino was built in 1929 by William Wrigley. It houses a movie theater with pipe organ, a museum, and a ballroom that accomodates 3000 people. It has never been used for gambling.

Avalon, on Santa Catalina Island, California

Date photographed: May 16, 2005
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On the breakwater at Casino Point, Avalon Bay

On the breakwater at Casino Point, Avalon Bay

The rocky breakwater at Casino Point is a popular entry point for snorkelers and scuba divers.

Avalon, on Santa Catalina Island, California

Date photographed: May 16, 2005
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