SUN DECK BAR & GRILL
Stop by the Hotel del Coronado’s
beachside dining venue for muddled-mint mojitos, sangria, spicy shrimp
ceviche and pork belly tacos. Bring your
pooch for “Yappy Hour” (Sundays from
4 to 5 p.m.), when dogs are treated to
complimentary gourmet treats.
1500 Orange Ave.
BIKE & KAYAK TOURS
With flat terrain and miles of paths, it’s
easy to bike around the island. A two-hour “Tour de Coronado” with Bike &
Kayak Tours traverses the iconic Hotel
Del, Glorietta Bay, the Naval Amphibious Base and the Silver Strand. Or, opt
to paddle under the Coronado Bridge
during a kayak tour.
1201 First St., Ste. 215
Your own private gondolier will
serenade you as their traditional
Venetian-style boat glides through the
canals of the Coronado Cays, an afflu-
ent waterfront neighborhood near the
Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Up to six
people can go at once, and feel free to
bring your own bottle—they’ll supply
the ice bucket, glasses and good times.
Tours run from 11 a.m. till midnight.
503 Grand Caribe Causeway, Ste. C
Take the scenic route to Coronado on
a short ferry ride from Broadway Pier
or the convention center. Sail past the
downtown skyline and enjoy views of
the Coronado Bridge before docking by the shops and restaurants at
Coronado Ferry Landing. You can also
bring a bike aboard the boat for free.
990 N. Harbor Drive and
600 Convention Way
STAKE CHOPHOUSE & BAR
This classy, modern steakhouse features chilled seafood, farm-fresh sides
and shareable steaks that give every
diner the opportunity to taste the succulent meats. Go all-out with the Stake
Experience, a five-course, customized
chef’s tasting by Executive Chef Tim
Kolanko with optional wine pairings.
1309 Orange Ave.
EXPLORING THE SOUTH BAY
Beautiful beaches, scenic bike paths
and inspired dining make the Crown City
a prime destination for exciting outdoor
adventures, endless entertainment and
memorable meals, all just a short drive
The sand dunes on Coronado
Beach actually spell out
“Coronado,” which can be
seen from the air.
Go to Niederfrank’s old-fashioned ice
cream shop for flavors like avocado and
Champagne sorbet (726 A Ave., National
City), Tacos El Gordo for authentic
Tijuana-style tacos (689 H St., Chula
Vista) and Aqui es Texcoco for lamb
barbacoa that starred on the Food
Network (1043 Broadway, Chula Vista).
Machete Beer House has 30 craft beers
on tap from both sides of the border
(2325 Highland Ave., National City). Visit
TJ Oyster Bar for good micheladas and
seafood (4246 Bonita Road, Chula Vista),
or travel back to the 1940s at Cafe La
Maze (1441 Highland Ave., National City)
with live jazz and classic cocktails.
Book an excursion with
San Diego Beach Rides to
explore the beach bordering Tijuana on
horseback (2180 Monument Road, Imperial Beach). Go on a free tour of the U.S.
Olympic Training Center, which hosts
soccer fields, volleyball courts, and BMX
tracks (2800 Olympic Pkwy., Chula Vista).