San Diego Attractions
The Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave - This architectural marvel and historic landmark can be viewed from Coronado’s Central Beach and along Orange Avenue. Visitors can stroll along the new Paseo del Mar beach walkway, browse through the downstairs shopping arcade and enjoy the public restaurants.
Museum of History & Art
1100 Orange Ave - Explore Coronado’s fascinating past at the museum, with galleries showcasing Coronado’s early development including the history of the Hotel del Coronado and Tent City and the role of the military. A special exhibit gallery changes seasonally. Entry by donation. Also home to the Coronado Visitor Center, the neoclassical building was built in 1910 to house Coronado’s first bank. Open Mon-Fri, 9 to 5, Sat and Sun, 10 to 5. (619) 435-7242 or coronadohistory.org.
Lamb’s Player Theater
1142 Orange Ave - Lamb’s Players is a professional, non-profit performing arts organization that offers an annual five-play season from January through November. December is filled with Christmas productions including their annual Festival of Christmas and An American Christmas held at the Hotel del Coronado. (619) 437-0600 or lambsplayers.org .
1835 Strand Way - The community theater group puts on six productions a year for about a six-week run each. All performers, stage and technical crew are volunteers. The playhouse is a 100-seat cabaret-style theater in the Coronado Community Center with a full service bar. (619) 435-4856 or coronadoplayhouse.com.
Spreckels Park, 6th St and Orange Ave - This outdoor gallery features more than 50 artists who display works of art including oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, etching, photography, wood and metal work, stained glass, ceramics and more. 9am to 4pm, first and third Sunday of each month, year round. Canceled in the event of rain.(619) 435-3555 or coronadoartassn.com.
Coronado Ferry Landing
1201 First St - Enjoy a wide selection of specialty shops, galleries and restaurants with fabulous views of downtown San Diego. There is also a bayfront bike path, sandy beach and fishing pier. Catch the passenger ferry for the 20-minute trip across the bay to San Diego’s waterfront attractions. Enjoy concerts starting at 1pm on Sundays year round, Saturdays as well during the summer. Visit Coronado Farmers’ Market every Tuesday from 2:30 to 6pm. (619) 435-8895 or coronadoferrylandingshops.com.
San Diego Attractions
Coronado is ideally located just a few miles from the world famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Downtown San Diego attractions, such as Horton Plaza, the USS Midway and Maritime Museum, Seaport Village and the Gaslamp Quarter, can easily be reached by passenger ferry or a quick car, bus or taxi ride. Other destinations like SeaWorld, San Diego Wild Animal Park, LEGOLAND California, Old Town and the Mexican border are all less than an hour away.
San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo cares for more than 4,000 individual animals representing 800 different species. Its collection of animals, as well as its plant collection of over 6,500 species, is acknowledged as one of the finest in the entire world.
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Experience a unique adventure at the 2,100-acre preserve where animals wander freely in surroundings much like their native homelands. A quiet monorail, pathways and animal shows enable visitors to observe the animals and many species of exotic plants.
SeaWorld San Diego
Explore the ocean world at SeaWorld San Diego. Get up close and personal with hundreds of sea creatures and their environment. Experience "Believe", the visually-stunning Shamu show; encounter polar bears at Wild Arctic; and brave the daring drop on the Journey To Atlantis water coaster. Enjoy a fun-filled day with Sesame Street! Experience the new 4-D movie, Sesame Street™ Lights, Camera, Imagination! Afterwards, come play in the all-new themed play area, Sesame Street Bay of Play featuring three family-friendly rides.
The nation's largest urban cultural park. Home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction.
The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family. Go to sea without leaving port! Explore more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 27 restored aircraft. Located in downtown San Diego.
Old Town San Diego
Within walking distance there are a great many places to shop with unique products and a quaint atmosphere. Bazaar del Mundo, Fiesta de Reyes, the Old Town Market and many smaller shops offer a variety of uncommon gifts. The weather, the food and the history make Old Town San Diego one of the best places to visit in California. While in San Diego be sure to experience the adventure that is Old Town.
Our National Historic District is San Diego’s premier entertainment destination and your personal downtown playground.