Area Activities

Here is a list of our famous activities and attractions in the Coronado and San Diego Area.

Coronado Walking Food Tour

Meet at Tent City Murals, 1715 Strand Way

A perfect introduction to Coronado, or a perfect opportunity for repeat visitors and locals alike to get a little more intimate with Coronado and what it has to offer. This 3 hour walking tour covers about 1.5 miles of Coronado, as you learn some of the rich history and discover the current tasty treats as you stop at local restaurants and businesses along the way.  The tour is every Friday at 11am, but advanced reservations are required.  Visit the website for more information.

Mini Speedboat Excursions by Seaforth Coronado

1715 Strand Way
Phone (800) 931-1690

The BIGGEST mini-speedboat tour on San Diego Bay! See the other side of San Diego aboard your very own mini speedboat! Join us as we cruise past the Midway aircraft carrier, see submarines, mega-yachts, The Star of India, sea life and more. You are the skipper on this family-friendly adventure, as we guide you around the bay on this awesome tour. Visit website for rates and more information.


1 Legoland Dr. Carlsbad
Phone (760) 918-5346

Visit a theme park constructed of Legos!  Located in Carlsbad about 45 minutes from the hotel.  Discount tickets are available, call or check with the front desk for details.

San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive
Phone (619) 234-3153

The San Diego zoo is within 30 minutes drive from the hotel and offers a world class setting for viewing exotic animals from around the world.

Sea World

500 Sea World Drive

World famous aquarium. Sea World offers all the marine-life entertainment and education guests have come to expect, including the most ambitious killer whale show in Sea World’ s history, ” Believe.” ” Believe” blends incredible killer whale behaviors with elaborate set pieces, music, choreography and state-of-the-art multimedia.

Old Town Trolleys

Old Town San Diego
Phone 619-298-8687

An exciting 2 hour fully narrated tour of San Diego covering over 100 points of interest.  “On and Off” privileges at all of the conveniently located stops, Coronado’s stop at McP’s Irish Pub at 10th and Orange where you can board the trolley.

Temecula Wine Country

Phone (619) 435-5425

Spend a day wine tasting in Temecula Valley only 45 minutes drive from the hotel.

Events On Coronado Island

Coronado, We Remember

Opening October 24

Ever wondered who the streets of Coronado were named after? Why Navy SEALs are called “frogmen”? Why Coronado needed “sand managers” in the 30s? These questions and many more will be answered in the museum’s latest exhibit opening October 24. Coronado Museum of History & Art, 1100 Orange Ave. (619) 435-7242.


1st & 3rd Sundays of every month

Spreckels Park, between 6th & 7th on Orange Ave., 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The park turns into an outdoor gallery as more than 50 artists display and sell their art.



Coronado Senior Association


1019 Seventh St. (619) 435-2616. Open weekdays 9am to 4:30pm. Closed weekends.
Bingo, Bridge, or Pinochle daily. Call for schedule.

Classic Film Forum’s Free Movies at 1:30 pm. on Wednesdays & Fridays. Call for schedule.


Farmers Market

Every Tuesday 2:30pm-6pm

Every Tuesday of the month, look for fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, jams, and more from local growers, at the Ferry Landing Marketplace, First Street on the Bay.


Children’s Story Hour

Every Tuesday and Friday

Tuesday and Friday Coronado Library Story Hour, 10:10am for toddlers, 10:45am for children over 3. Meet in the Ruby Room. Call 619-522-7390 for more information.

Coronado Community Center


Coronado Community Center offers youth camps, activities, and classes for children and adults. Call 619-522-7342 or visit the center between 9am and 4pm at 1845 Strand Way for more information.

Dining On Coronado Island

From elegant ocean view to casual cafes, local Coronado chefs use Southern California eclectic flavors to create memorable dining experiences.

Brigantine Restaurant

1333 Orange Ave.

Phone (619) 435-4166

Warm, nautical diner or serving fresh seafood, aged Eastern beef and pasta.

Chez Loma French Bistro

1132 Loma Ave.

Phone (619) 435-0661

Creative award-winning cuisine with seasonally changing menu featuring seafood, lamb, duck and pastas. San Diego County “Chef of the Year.”

Clayton’s Coffee Shop

979 Orange Ave.

Phone (619) 435-5425

Fifties-style family restaurant with tabletop jukeboxes and old-fashioned home cooking.

Shopping on Coronado Island

Coronado offers a truly Southern California shopping experience. Stroll down Orange Ave and discover a variety of boutiques, fine art shops,
collectables and souvenirs. Ferry Landing Marketplace and the Hotel del Coronado also offer a collection of shopping opportunities.

Art For Wildlife

1201 First Street Suite #101, Coronado, CA 92118

Phone (619) 435-4342

Art for Wildlife Galleries of Coronado is a beautiful 2000 square foot gallery celebrating animals in paintings, prints, sculpture, and fine gifts. Located at the Coronado Ferry Landing, its worth a special visit.

Crown City Photography

1500 Orange Ave. Coronado, CA 92118

Phone (619) 435-6822, 800-356-1755

Specializing in corporate events, family portraits, and historic Coronado.

Ferry Landing Marketplace

1201 First Street

Coronado, CA 92118

Phone (619) 435-8895

A bay front specialty center of fine dining, specialty shops, art galleries, eateries and bike rentals. Located across San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego, Ferry Landing Marketplace is accessible by ferry and is set less than one mile from the picturesque Coronado Bridge. Enjoy a waterfront park, fishing pier, sandy beach, bay front bike path and a family amusement center. Special events throughout the year include a Jazz Festival in June, santa’ s arrival by ferry in December and an authentic Farmer’ s Market every Tuesday from 2:30 6:30 p.m.

Hotel del Coronado

4000 Coronado Bay Road

Coronado, CA 92118

Phone (619) 424-4416

Southern California’s only oceanfront resort and world-renowned hotel. 688 rooms, numerous award-winning restaurants and over 20 shops and boutiques.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort

4000 Coronado Bay Road

Coronado, CA 92118

Phone (619) 424-4416

At Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the RRR’s Market is brimming with toys, gourmet food and gifts. A logo store sells Loews’ own resort line of items.

MainStreet Boutiques (*)

Along Orange Ave.

Coronado, CA 92118

Set in Coronado’s historically preserved downtown are one-of-a-kind specialty shops. Comb the Orange Avenue area and you’ll uncover bookstores, antiques shops, home and garden stores and gourmet food shops.

Shops at The Del

1500 Orange Ave.

Coronado, CA 92118

Phone (619) 435-6611

Located at the Hotel del Coronado, with over 20 shops and boutiques offering men’s and women’s apparel, jewelry, accessories, toys and collectors items.