Coronado, also known as Coronado Island is located south of downtown San Diego and is home to the famous Hotel Del Coronado. It is an island covering the San Diego Bay as is connected to mainland San Diego with what they call Silver Strand which connects Coronado to Imperial Beach. It's been nicknamed as "The Crown City" since Coronado in Spanish means "the crowned one" Zip codes are 92118 and 92178.

Schools in Coronado

The Coronado Unified School District is the public school district that covers Coronado, San Diego that includes two elementary schools, one middle school, two high schools and a couple of specialized ones. Private schools such as Christ Church Day School and Sacred Heart Parish School are also located in Coronado.

Schools in Coronado
Schools in Coronado

Attractions in Coronado

Coronado is mostly known for the iconic Hotel del Coronado and is as a national historic landmark in the US. It was the largest resort hotel in the world when it opened in 1888 and was listed by USA Today as one of the top 10 beach hotels in the world. It is basically a massive Victorian beach front hotel facing the Pacific Ocean to sum it all short.

There are a couple of festivals to note as well, one of them is the annual Coronado Flower Show that happens every third weekend of April. It is the largest tented flower show in the nation with landscape displays, flower contests, food/beer and wine events.

There's also the Coronado Independence Day on the 4th of July which kicks off with the 15k, 5k and kids ½ mile run in the morning, followed by art-in–in-park, the famous parade in Orange Ave., and lastly, a concert in the park at Spreckels Park.

Some notable restaurants are Miguel's Cocina at El Cordova Hotel that serves authentic Mexican cuisine, Primavera Ristorante at Orange Ave. offers Italian food or the famous Mistral located in the luxurious Loews Resort.


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Updated: 19th November, 2018 12:58 PM.