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Things to do in Coronado

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighborhood
“Find lots of great shops and restaurants, right in the heart of San Diego. Or come in the evening to check-out the clubs and bars.”
  • 464 locals recommend
Museum
“The USS Midway is a historical naval aircraft carrier museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.”
  • 265 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Take guided tours of Petco Park, visit premier venues, enjoy Padre Baseball opening day Mar 26th Colorado Rockies at Petco, - The Links -Golf event, concerts in the park like the KAABOO Concert Sept 18-20 2020, Beer, Wine and Cocktail Fests, Monster Jam, the Supercross , Soccer, Rugby, Dog Days of Summer, Post Event fireworks, Laser Shows and much more this year! Your Host will provide greater deals and information about schedules, transportation and upcoming events.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
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“enjoy a stroll along seaport village and our San Diego Bay. enjoy an ice cream and a ride on the carousel while you are there!”
  • 299 locals recommend
Lodging
“Historic hotel on a beautiful beach. Be like Marilyn in Some Like it Hot. Wizard of Oz possibly written here. Have tea, a meal or dessert in a gorgeous that was one of the first buildings in San Diego to wire for electricity.”
  • 216 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“This beach is 38 miles southwest from The Nest. Coronado's beaches have been its fortune, namely the seaside front of the glamorous Hotel Del Coronado open since 1888. For non-hotel guests, Coronado Central Beach stretches 1.5 miles behind great houses along the Ocean Boulevard. Swimmers, bodysurfers, boogie boarders, can sculptors, tide poolers and, from December through February, whale watchers all take to the sand and sea. ”
  • 200 locals recommend
Transportation
“Lots of events, nearby restaurants. Beautiful complex right on the waterfront! Center for the world-renowned COMIC CON!!!”
  • 139 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This place is a maze. it's a very unique outdoor mall in the middle of downtown. pretty cool”
  • 92 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Coronado Beach in San Diego is a 1.5 mile long, wide sandy beach set against the backdrop of the iconic Hotel del Coronado with its peaked red roof and classic Victorian architecture. The beach is popular for swimmers, surfers, sunbathers and beachcombers.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Dog Run
“This is a real, beachy beach on Coronado Island and the dog beach is right next to the Navy base. There are real waves here. Parking can be tricky on busy days, you may need to walk some blocks to the beach, but it's worth it. This beach does have an area to rinse off near the street.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Bar
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“Downtown Gaslamp dinner and dance scene. Popular destination for an energetic night out.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bar
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“Chic bar with a large selection of beer & wine as well as upscale & eclectic eats in a hip space.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Our favorite club to recommend, this place has ample space over their three floors. A great rooftop bar to cool down, and a great list of DJ's frequently playing. Let us know if you want a connection for a table + bottle service too! ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Somewhat hard to find seminal speak easy in the East Village. Look for a wall of beer kegs by the bathrooms and push.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This unique "Alice in wonderland" themed wine bar is a great place to start or end a good night out. Enjoy conversation, memorable decor, and an unusual experience! ”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Excellent restaurant with rotating menus, serving perfect sharable bites in a cozy and modern atmosphere. Great cocktail menu too!”
  • 40 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Downtown Gaslamp dinner and dance scene. Popular destination for an energetic night out.”
  • 57 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Excellent restaurant with rotating menus, serving perfect sharable bites in a cozy and modern atmosphere. Great cocktail menu too!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“1250 J St. (multiple locations) #619- 232-7662 Great rosemary potatoes and egg scrambles. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Some of the best pizza the San Diego way. Another great spot to eat before hitting the Gaslamp area as the cocktails and wine selection are also top notch. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Lounge
“At 22 stories, ALTITUDE is the highest open-air rooftop bar in the area, which means you’ll have better views of the city here than anywhere else. In addition to the bird’s eve view of the city, ALTITUDE’s location next to Petco Park also means you can catch a free ball game, which -- given how godawful the Padres are -- is the perfect price. The bar rarely has a cover, but it does have a dress code, so don’t show up dressed like you just rolled out of bed and you should be good.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Great burgers and even better cocktails. There's a speakeasy in the back if you call ahead of time for a reservation. It's called Noble Experiment. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Good food before 9, stylish club afterwards. Layout is creative and free flowing. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“San Diego's iconic burger joint! If you like fat, juicy, and a little messy burgers, check it out. Downtown is about 10 mins from my spot. They shakes are bomb too!”
  • 34 locals recommend

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