Things to Do

Only a Bridge Away

Discover the Enchantment of Coronado

From stretches of sandy beaches and charming boutique shops, to world-class dining, this idyllic island is bound to become the backdrop to some of your favorite memories. Located on the island’s main street of Orange Avenue, Coronado Beach Resort places you right in the heart of the action, offering endless opportunities to explore things to do in Coronado.  Take a leisurely stroll to Coronado Beach, acclaimed as one of the finest by The Travel Channel. Savor an al fresco meal at one of the many local restaurants in the neighborhood or embark on an adventure to discover San Diego’s premier attractions, including the renowned San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and more. If you have questions about things to do in Coronado, stop by our friendly front desk for local insights and recommendations.

Torrey Pines trail overlooking the ocean

San Diego Scenic Trails

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a beginner, San Diego offers a plethora of scenic trails waiting to be explored! Don’t forget to pack your hiking gear! We have curated a list to guide you through some of San Diego’s best hikes, encouraging you to connect with nature.


Best Coffee Shops in San Diego

Experience the rich flavors of San Diego’s local coffee shops, one cup at a time. At Coronado Beach Resort, we understand the importance of immersing yourself in the local culture, especially in a city full of exceptional coffee shops. Whether you’re seeking the perfect espresso, or a cozy ambiance our guide highlights the best local coffee shops San Diego has to offer. 

barista serving coffee
Pink and purple skies in Anza-Borrego Desert

Day Trip to Anza-Borrego Desert

When picturing San Diego, images of palm trees, beaches, and renowned attractions like the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld often dominate our thoughts. While these are fantastic features that showcase the beauty of our city, there’s a wealth of hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. 


Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

A San Diego vacation is incomplete without immersing yourself in the vibrant Mexican food scene. From hidden gem taco shops to upscale dining establishments, the local culinary landscape offers a variety of mouth-watering options. Explore some of our favorite Mexican restaurants that are a must-visit on your next trip to San Diego.

three baja style fish tacos
humpback whale breaching the ocean

Tips for Whale Watching in San Diego

With 70 miles of captivating coastline, San Diego stands out as the ideal destination for whale watching. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring presence of these magnificent mammals by either booking a tour or enjoying the spectacle from the shore. Here are some valuable tips for whale watching in San Diego.


Celebrate Fourth of July in San Diego

With an endlessly beautiful coastline and delightful weather, Fourth of July in San Diego draws families from near and far. Whether you’re unwinding in Coronado or planning a beach day in Carlsbad, here’s where you can revel in the joys of summer and witness spectacular firework displays.

shadows of two people watching fireworks