Early mornings are a great time to watch surfers out along the shore in front of the Hotel del Coronado.
Take a morning off and enjoy the sand and sea under the morning sun. Walking tours of historic Coronado are a great way to experience this historic California city. Bask in the storied luxury of Hotel del Coronado. This famous Victorian resort on quaint Coronado Island—technically a peninsula, it seems a world away—just across the bay from downtown.It may be best known as the setting for “Some Like It Hot,” the classic Jack Lemmon-Tony Curtis film. Its lower-level hallways are filled with memorabilia from Charles Lindbergh, Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin and other of the hotel’s famous guests. Try a walking tour of the hotel and the surrounding neighborhoods in Coronado, the “Crown City.” Tours are led by the local historical association. Contemplate ways to afford one of the city’s quaint beachfront houses.
Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, 800–468–3533
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