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Coronado History and Highlights

Beach Town of Artists, Aviators, and Innovators

Get a taste for charming Coronado, just a ferry ride away from downtown San Diego! Stroll beautiful streets lined with cafés, boutiques, and multi-million dollar homes. Learn about the artists, aviators, innovators who played a role in Coronado's history. Grab a sweet treat then head for the beach while exploring this unique town.

Tour Highlights

Discover the sunshine and scenery of the famed Coronado Island
Marvel at the historic Hotel del Coronado, where celebs and presidents have laid their heads
Enjoy a delicious treat at our favorite local eatery
Hear stories of the artists, aviators and innovators who made the island their home.

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Neighborhood: Coronado

By the fountain at Rotary Park

1050 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118

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Contact Info

619-329-9923
info@sandiegowalks.net

Date & Time

Apr 1, 2021 - ongoing
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Recurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

$54 Adults | $49 Children (6-16)

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Getting there

1050 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118

Meeting location is near the fountains at Rotary Park. Be mindful of parking limitations and costs in surrounding neighborhood.

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Old Town Tales, Tacos and Tequila

Mar 24, 2021 - ongoing

Considered the birthplace of California, join us to explore San Diego's most historic neighborhood by hearing stories about the different groups who lived here, seeing where they lived and worked, and ending the experience by enjoying some food and drink from the neighborhood's most celebrated occupants.

Tour Highlights

Explore San Diego’s most historic neighborhood

Learn about the indigenous people who called San Diego home thousands of years before the arrival of European settlers

Take a short hike up Presidio Hill to where the Spanish first settled over 250 years ago

Find out how life changes once the Americans arrive and establish a new government

Choose from a vast selection of tequila varieties at an authentic tequileria that boasts a collection of thousands in its museum

End your experience enjoying delicious gourmet street tacos

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Holiday Movies on the Beach

Sep 2 - ongoing

Snuggle up on Del Beach for our favorite holiday movies in a theater under the stars. Guests can cuddle up around a private bonfire with s’mores and relax in a beach daybed or enjoy seating in Del Beach sand chairs.

Summer movies begin promptly at 6:30 pm, doors open at 6 pm. Food and drinks are available for purchase at the nearby Beach + Taco Shack. Reservations are required. Please come prepared to stay warm. Blankets are encouraged and a limited number will be available for sale.

Holiday Movie Schedule
Oct 16: Beetlejuice (1988)
Oct 30: Hocus Pocus (1993)
Dec 4: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Dec 11: A Christmas Story (1983)
Dec 18: Elf (2003)
Dec 31: Big (1988) + the New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop at 9pm

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PRIVATE CUSTOMIZABLE ICONIC CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

Nov 4, 2020 - ongoing

Journey with award winning tour guide Julie around San Diego’s cultural and historic sites—on a private tour of fun and informative must-see sightseeing hotspots.

OLD TOWN:   Take a trip into the past and learn about our rich Spanish and Mexican heritage and why we are the “Birthplace of California.” Experience our original city—colorful and festive now, but find out why it wasn’t always that way.

DOWNTOWN:  Explore these San Diego Downtown essentials: scenic San Diego Bay’s Embarcadero waterfront, the famous and vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, hip and historic Little Italy, and Petco Park.

BALBOA PARK:  The cultural heartbeat of our city; you will fall in love with the country’s largest urban cultural park and be dazzled discovering its origins as you take in its incredible vegetation, gorgeous flowers and ornate architecture.

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Private Coastal Wine Tasting Tour

May 4 - ongoing

Cruise South along the San Diego coast in our private van to visit our three Carruth Cellars Tasting Rooms in Carlsbad, Solana Beach and Little Italy; enjoy an in-depth dive into Carruth Cellar's wine, winemaking practices, history and our communities!

$138 non-members | $110 for members
(Members, check your emails for the discount code)

Available for groups of 4-6. Includes a tasting flight and glass of wine (6 tastings + 1 glass), charcuterie board, wood fired pizza, transportation and private tour guide/wine educator. Receive an additional discount on any wine purchases made the day of your tour!

* Please note that tours start at our CARLSBAD VILLAGE Tasting Room! Coming from downtown? We recommend taking the coaster (our Tasting Room backs up to the Carlsbad Coaster Station) or an Uber to Carlsbad!

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Events

Old Town Tales, Tacos and Tequila

Mar 24, 2021 - ongoing
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Holiday Movies on the Beach

Sep 2 - ongoing
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PRIVATE CUSTOMIZABLE ICONIC CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

Nov 4, 2020 - ongoing
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Private Coastal Wine Tasting Tour

May 4 - ongoing
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