Coronado, San Diego County, California


A view at Downtown San Diego from Coronado peninsula


Aircraft carrier in San Diego bay. The Navy operates the Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) on Coronado.


Coronado Island ferry


Map of San Diego: Sand Diego bay at the top, Coronado peninsula at the bottom of the map.


A view at Downtown San Diego from Coronado peninsula. Locals refer to Coronado as The Island.


Coronado Beach. From Wikipedia: Coronado is home to the famous Hotel del Coronado, built in 1888 and long considered one of the world's top resorts. It is listed as a National Historic Landmark and appeared in films such as Some Like It Hot and The Stunt Man.


Hotel del Coronado. From Wikipedia: Hotel del Coronado is one of the few surviving examples of an American architectural genre: the wooden Victorian beach resort. The hotel is located immediately behind the beach, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest beach resort on the North American Pacific Coast.


Coronado Beach sunset


Coronado Beach sunset

References:
Coronado, California, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Hotel del Coronado, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Related:
San Diego: An oasis of indulgence. Independent, 09/2008.
36 Hours in San Diego. NYTimes, 09/2008.
How to vacation in San Diego on a budget | Mint Blog, 2011.

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