Coronado Things to Do

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  • 1. Hotel Del Coronado

    part two of my tips with more pictures. the grand old dame of San Diego Sits on the Coronado Peninsula, facing the public beach which was voted America's 5th best family beach destination by Travel...

  • 2. Ferrylanding Market Place

    Coronado doesn’t waste any time trying to relieve tourists of their dollars: day-trippers to the “island” walk off the ferry and almost directly into this cluster of shops and restaurants. I took a...

  • 3. Coronado Beach

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This gorgeous, 1.5 mile stretch of pacific-side beach is the undisputed star of the island. It is very large, very clean, uncrowded, and free for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. It’s roughly...

  • 4. Orange Avenue

    Ocean Avenue is the main commercial and dining area of Coronado and it lies in the middle of the peninsula and starts near the Ferry Terminal Landing Place in 1rst Street, going to the Hotel Del...

  • 5. Art & Achitecture

    In 1887, riverboat Captain Charles T. Hinde and his wife Eliza built their first home on C Avenue in Coronado. When fire destroyed much of the original structure in 1890, the Hindes commissioned James...

  • 6. Art-In-The-Park

    I picked this little brochure up at the Visitor Center and took it along on my walkabouts of the island. Some of my favorite pieces were the unmentioned mosaics at Coronado High School - which may be...

  • 7. Flora & Fauna

    April is an especially nice time for a walkabout of the island as it coincides with Coronado Flower Show: the largest tented horticultural exhibition in the country and held on the third weekend of...

  • 8. Coronado Tidelands Park

    Tidelands Park is not that well known, though it is well used. There is a Skate Park next to it and besides letting the kids play to let off steam or to have a picnic, this is a great place to stop...

  • 9. Daytrips

    A visit to Coronado should include at least one trip across the bay to San Diego. In a day a tour of the Harbor area including Seaport Village, shopping and dining in the Gaslamp Quarter and even a...

  • 10. Glorietta Bay Park

    John Spreckles, who once owned the Del Coronado, most of the island, and was the wealthiest man in San Diego to boot, loved this little bay so much that in 1908 he built his magnificent Beaux Arts...

  • 11. Food & Drink

    Wandering Coronado, especially in the spring and summer, one can get warm. What better way to refresh but get an ice cold Gelato at Bottega Italiana. There is typically a line down the street for this...

  • 12. Centennial Park

    Centennial Park anchors the bay end of Orange Avenue and was where the ferries used to come in before the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge was built; the original ticket booth is still there. A wide,...

  • 13. Glorietta Bay Marina A California Yacht Marina

    There several areas that you can enjoy the marina, but I think the one nearest to Hotel Del Coronado is lovely. Just being next to the water and seeing all the beautiful sailboats and yachets was...

  • 14. Coronado Historical Association & Museum of History and Art

    Traveling often includes some time spent on learning what makes a specific destination unique. In Coronado this can be done at the Museum of History and Art. The city's buildings aren't as old as...

  • 16. Coronado Visitor Center

    If History and Art are not your thing than a trip to this building can serve you in a different way. Also housed here is the Coronado Visitors Center.If you...

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Coronado Things to Do

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  Coronado is a small city in the county of San Diego.  There are many things to do here but it is not a party town at all.  High-end shopping and dining is...

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