Explore the Enchanted Island of Coronado

April 20, 2015

Known as “The Enchanted Island,” Coronado is the place where Main Street meets bare feet.

When you visit San Diego, this is one of the iconic areas you must explore. Not only does it offer the atmosphere of a small town, but some of the best beaches in the United States are located here.

Hotel Del Coronado

Located across the Big Bay from downtown San Diego, you can easily access Coronado. Drive the famous San Diego-Coronado Bridge, take a ferry or hop a trolley a let them do the driving for you. Once you’re there, you’ll find plenty of things to do. From art galleries, shops and restaurants at the Coronado Ferry Landing to the charming boutiques and eateries of downtown, you can easily spend a whole day here meandering through the quaint city streets. Even if you just want to sightsee, Coronado Ferry Landing boasts fabulous views of San Diego’s downtown skyline. Plus, if you take the ferry over you’ll have access to these views for your entire journey.

San Diego-Coronado Bridge

One of the must-see attractions of the island is the Hotel Del Coronado. Built in 1888, this hotel has a colorful and storied background which includes the celebrities, scandals, politicians and even a ghost or two. It is now a historic landmark and continues to offer traditional service with a contemporary twist. Plus, it’s located on 28 beautiful oceanfront acres so you can easily explore the beach after your visit.

Coronado’s coastline beckons visitors to the sea. The calm surf, white sand beaches and sparkling ocean waters are hard to beat. In fact, Coronado has been named one the 10 best beaches for families in 2014 by Family Vacation Critic. So, pack a beach bag for your day of exploring and spend some time relaxing at the legendary beach of Coronado.

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