- The list below includes 212 free or cheap things to do in or near Coronado, California, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Movie Theaters, Parks and Playgrounds.
- From Coronado Municipal Beach to Coronado Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Coronado and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Mesa, La Jolla, Chula Vista and San Diego.
Situated across the street from the local library, Spreckels Park is a popular downtown park with well maintained grassy areas. There is also a large playground, picnic tables, and an area utilized for a summer concert series.
Extensive beach fronts are featured within Silver Strand State Beach, including beaches along San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean. There is a large on-site parking lot, restrooms, and several pedestrian tunnels for those wanting to access different parts of the park.
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Located on the campus of Southwestern College, Crown Cove Aquatic Center of Southwestern College features a wide range of aquatic activities, including stand up paddle boarding, surfing, and sailing. The facility offers and array of lessons and programs.
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Naval Air Station North Island Coronado, Bldg 764 Midway Landing, Coronado, CA 92155 MoreLess Info
Home to the Breakers Beach Naval Air Station, Breakers Beach offers clean white sands and good waves for surfing. The beach features a volleyball net, a bonfire pit, and public bathrooms and showers.
Glorietta Bay Park is a community managed oceanside park that offers numerous running and walking trails and wide grassy lawn areas. The buoy-marked ocean swimming area makes the park popular among training triathletes.
The Coronado Visitor Center is home to the Coronado Museum, which features exhibits highlighting local history and culture. The center also offers a wealth of tourist information, brochures, and maps, and sometimes hosts live music.