Beaches & Parks, Free, Kid Friendly
Award-winning Coronado Beach runs for nearly two miles and offers family-friendly swimming, beach volleyball, firepits, a designated Dog Beach and glorious sunsets.
Think you see flecks of gold glinting amid the cashmere-soft sand? That’s the mineral mica. If you’re lucky you’ll witness the electric blue glow of bioluminescence in the surf at night. Also keep an eye out for dolphins, and packs of Navy SEALS out for a run!
Fun Fact: If viewed from above, the raised beach dunes spell out C-O-R-O-N-A-D-O in succulents
Coronado has 12 parks including Spreckels Park which is home to the Coronado Flower Show in spring and the Concerts in the Park series in summer. Centennial Park offers a breathtaking view of the San Diego skyline and is one of the most-photographed vistas in San Diego.