- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Avalon, California, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Walking Tours, Mini Golf, Botanical Gardens and Off Road & ATV.
- From Descanso Beach to Avalon Scenic Drive, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Avalon and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport Beach.
Avalon's Descanso Beach is a pristine waterfront strip that is the perfect setting for weddings, social events and relaxing after a busy day. One of the beach's most popular features is the Decanso Beach Club, a seaside bar that serves cocktails and delicious meals.
Located right in the middle of town, Golf Gardens Miniature Golf is an entertaining as well as challenging course to play. It is well-maintained and has a variety of holes such as par 2, par 3 and par 5. They charge reasonable prices for playing.
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125 Clarissa Ave., Avalon, CA 90704 MoreLess Info
Avalon's Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden is an important center of plant conservation in the Catalina Islands. It is packed with beautiful and exotic plants that grow nowhere but the Catalina Islands.
Located on Catalina Island, Three Palms Avalon Arcade is a family owned entertainment center, opened year-round. Opened in 2011, they are showcasing new games, 4 bowling lanes, a Sports zone and an electronic shooting gallery.
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1400 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, CA 90704 MoreLess Info
Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens features a memorial within a building with blue flagstone rock and colorful mosaic tiles. There are also gardens that sit on 37.85 acres and include some rare plants, including endangered species.
Daredevils and adrenaline junkies flock to Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour, an adventure tour company in California. The firm's most popular tour package is a five-line zip tour covering a scant mile above Avalon. Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour also offers guided driving tours.
With Taste of Catalina Food Tours, visitors can browse the cuisines from the island and sample a variety of food items. The company offers two tours, an Avalon Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour and a Catalina Happy Hour Tour.
The elabrately painted Avalon Theater is a working movie theater first erected to screen silent movies with pipe organ accompaniment. The organ remains, although it is usually silent. The Avalon Theater is particularly popular with fans of the Art Deco architectural style.