Go horseback riding on the beach or
frolic through the flower-filled Tijuana
River Valley with Happy Trails. Sunset
rides are also available.
2225 Hollister St., Imperial Beach
SILVER STRAND BIKEWAY
Ride the 24-mile route from the
Coronado Ferry Landing to Imperial
Beach, through Chula Vista and back
downtown with scenic views and
several photo ops along the way.
SEA180° COASTAL TAVERN
Head here for modern coastal fare
served alongside sweeping oceanfront
views of the Coronado Islands, South
Bay and Mexico.
800 Seacoast Drive (in the Pier South Resort)
Four miles of walking trails lead visitors
through the breeding, feeding and
nesting ground for 370 species of
migratory and native birds (including
six endangered species).
301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach
U.S. OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER
One of three in the country, this 155-
acre facility in Chula Vista is dedicated
to the development and performance
of the U.S.’s future Olympic and
Paralympic athletes. It hosts soccer
fields, sand volleyball courts and BMX
tracks. Free tours, too.
2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista
TJ OYSTER BAR
Get a taste of Tijuana without crossing
the border at this cozy mariscos spot
with some of the best fish tacos in town.
Bonus: they’re only 99 cents each.
4246 Bonita Road, Bonita
OASIS ICE CREAM PARLOR
Grape, cantaloupe and queso (Spanish
for “cheese”) are among the unique
options for handmade ice cream and
sorbet at this family-run shop (along
with a plethora of creamy and fruity
paletas, or Mexican popsicles).
1832 Coronado Ave., Imperial Beach
World-class athletics facilities, stunning beaches and wildlife
galore make San Diego’s South Bay a prime destination for exciting
outdoor adventures, endless entertainment and elegant eats, all
just a short drive from downtown.
Coronado Central Beach
Soft white sand, tide pools
and a million-dollar view
of the Hotel del Coronado
make this one of San Diego’s
most spectacular beaches. At
the northern edge, dogs can
run off-leash all year long.
Dining at the Del
After relaxing at the beach
or cruising through town,
stop in to the Hotel del
Coronado for a sumptuous
Sunday brunch in the
Crown Room, local vino at
ENO Pizzeria & Wine Bar,
California coastal cuisine at
1500 Ocean or a cocktail at
the Sunset Bar.
1500 Orange Ave.
Dr. Seuss Artwork
created by the beloved
artist for his own
at the Stephen
1201 First St.,
Lamb’s Players Theatre
A year-round production
schedule of quality Broadway
plays makes this intimate
theater a top attraction for
locals and tourists alike.
1142 Orange Ave.