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Coronado Town is a great place to walk around. There's plenty of lush green and trees on the main strip of Orange Avenue, and a hip beach feel. Little breakfast places and cafes line the street. You can also just pop into the beautifully remodeled Vons to grab a fruit bowl to take to the beach. Panera Bread is a great place to get a gourmet sandwich.
There's a large, lush park, Spreckels Park at Orange Avenue and 7th Street. There's also a nice area where five streets meet, at Star Park and Rotary Park. This is especially fun during special events when the surrounding streets are turned pedestrian-only, as in the car show event shown above.
Orange Avenue leads in the north to Centennial Park, near where the ferries land. Here you'll find a surreal and wonderful view of the downtown skyline and the perfect blue water. On the southern end, Orange Avenue leads to the beach that is shared by "The Del," Hotel del Coronado. It's a wide beach of fine white sand and a glarey feel. Here the sidewalk at Ocean Blvd and the promenade in front of the hotel are popular with joggers. Ocean Blvd is pretty with its mansions and tall Australian pines.
The drive to Coronado Island on the San Diego-Coronado Bridge is especially fun. Kids will love it! The view of downtown San Diego is fantastic, and the curved, sleek bridge is a treat.
For a delightful walk amongst the wealthy neighborhoods of Coronado Island, check out Coronado Island Walk.
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From Highway 5, follow the signs to the San Diego- Coronado Bridge or Highway 75. Once you've passed over the bridge, turn right or left on Orange Ave. Orange Ave is the main downtown strip. There is metered parking along the road. Parking is free on Sundays.
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