Catalina Island: Hollywood's Great Escape


Where do the stars travel when they need a quick escape from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood?

Just 26 miles from mainland Los Angeles (or an hour away by boat), historic Catalina Island has become the go-to for celebs in need of a prompt getaway.

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With lush landscapes and crystal-clear waters, it's also no wonder this California hideaway has served as the backdrop for over 300 classic films such as Rosemary's Baby, Jaws, Apollo 13 and The Thin Red Line.

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