How long does it take to get to the airport?
The drive to the San Diego International Airport at Lindbergh Field from Coronado is about 20 minutes, depending upon traffic. You are advised to check with your airline with regard to how much time you should allow yourself to arrive before your flight.
Is there a bridge toll for Coronado?
There is no longer any toll for the bridge that connects San Diego and Coronado . The toll was removed in June 2002.
How do I plan a wedding in Coronado?
Coronado weddings are very popular, whether on the beach or in a church or park. Information about weddings in public spaces and marriage licences is available here. A wedding guide may be requested through the Chamber of Commerce.
What's the weather like in Coronado?
Coronado enjoys perfect weather nearly year-round, even though it may not always appear that way in the morning. Even if the day starts out with a heavy cloud cover, you can usually expect sunshine by mid-morning. Because of its proximity to the ocean, Coronado is usually a few degrees cooler than San Diego . Mornings and evenings can be chilly, even in summer. A long pair of pants, a jacket and sunscreen are recommended no matter what time of year you visit. Humidity is usually comfortably low and it rains infrequently.
What is a Santa Ana?
A Santa Ana is a weather condition which occurs in Southern California anytime from September through April and is characterized by winds of at least 25 mph and unseasonably warm temperatures. Santa Ana conditions normally only last a few days at a time, but can have a serious effect on those who suffer from asthma or allergies.
Can I tour a military base in Coronado?
In 1997, Naval Base Coronado was created, incorporating seven separate naval installations under one Commanding Officer. Those facilities include Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) and the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado (NAB). These seven facilities encompass more than 57,000 acres and make NBC the largest command in the southwest region of the U.S. Public tours of the bases are not available. To enter a U.S. military base, you must have proper military identification and a base decal on your vehicle.
Where can I park?
The Coronado Ferry Landing offers free parking when you visit its shops and restaurants or catch the ferry to San Diego . In the downtown area, there is metered parking available on Orange Avenue , as well as on some of the side streets. Most meters are $.25 for an hour with a two-hour limit. There is no charge to park after 6:00 pm on weekdays. Parking along Ocean Boulevard , near Coronado City Beach is free, but tends to fill up quickly, especially in the summer.
Is there a local newspaper?
The local newspaper, the Coronado Eagle & Journal is a weekly community newspaper which publishes every Wednesday. The San Diego Union-Tribune is San Diego 's daily newspaper. It publishes 7 days a week.
How is Coronado governed? Is it part of San Diego?
Coronado is not part of San Diego . Coronado is its own City and is governed by a Mayor and City Council. The City Council meets in the Council Chambers at 1825 Strand Way the first and third Tuesdays of each month.
Is there a hospital on the island?
It's nice to know you're in a safe place if an emergency should happen Quality care is available without having to drive a long distance or across the bridge. Sharp Coronado Hospital is convenient and easy to find at 250 Prospect Place; their phone number is (619) 522-3600.