Top 6 Free Coronado Activities

Coronado has no shortage of things to do! With dining, shopping, activities, and more, there’s always something for you to experience. But what about when you want to experience Coronado without spending money? We’ve got you covered! These are our top 6 free Coronado activities to explore during your next trip!

Coronado Beach

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Of course, Coronado Beach has to be on this list! It’s probably our favorite free activity in all of Coronado. Sit on the sand and enjoy the warmth of the beach and the sounds of the waves or jump in the water to cool off! Build sandcastles, collect seashells, or relax with your favorite book. The free Coronado activities are endless at the beach!

Spend time at the park

Centennial Park views

Coronado is home to many parks you can enjoy. Whether it’s Spreckels Park, Centennial Park, or Tidelands Park, you can find plenty of free Coronado activities! Spreckels Park is a family favorite where kids can play on the jungle gym. At Centennial Park, you can relax in the lush grass while enjoying views of the Bay. And Tidelands Park offers plenty of entertainment: bike paths, play equipment, and even a sand beach to practice your sandcastle-building skills!

Bike around the island

Free Coronado bike rentals at Crown City Inn

When you stay at Crown City Inn, you can rent bikes for free! Take these bikes out for a spin around the island and explore some of the many bike paths that surround Coronado. Doubling as transportation and a touring method, biking around the island is a great free activity!

Explore downtown

Downtown is home to many shops and restaurants, but it is also a beautiful place to explore! Spend some time window shopping and you can even walk through the nearby neighborhoods to see some classic Coronado architecture.

Public art tour

Coronado has plenty of public art for you to enjoy, so take the time to appreciate it. You can even download a free app with the most popular public art displays so you can take a walking tour. This free Coronado activity often flies under the radar, but it’s a great way to experience local art!

Discover the tide pools

South of the Hotel Del Coronado, you can discover incredible tide pools. When the ocean is at low tide, the water pulls back to reveal small pools teeming with all sorts of sea life–from starfish to crabs and more!

What are your favorite free Coronado activities?

You can enjoy all of these and more during your next trip to Coronado! Stay at Crown City Inn and enjoy all of our wonderful amenities, including our free bicycle rentals. You can make your reservation here or by calling +1 (619) 675-0087.

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