Ferry-Worthy Summer Events

It feels like the sands of summertime are slipping away but there is still a calendar full of fun to enjoy on – and off – the Island.  Here are my five favorite summer events I never miss on the mainland…and most are just an easy ferry ride away!   These events are only around …

Fourth of July Festivities

With a perfect combination of beach community and military town the Fourth of July on Coronado isn’t just a holiday, it’s an event!  We go all out!  Streets, businesses and homes proudly display Old Glory.  People sport local Fourth of July tee shirts and all manner of red, white and blue accessories. All American activities, …

Island Beauty Spots

Ok, I know this is a bit of a diversion from summer activities to enjoy on Coronado, but hands down the question my local girlfriends and I get most often from gals visiting the Island is, “Where do go for your hair/nails/tan /etc.?”  So, ladies-here-from-wherever, this is for you!  I’m sure there are lots of …

Water Activities on Coronado

Longer days, warmer water temps, and the summer vibe makes me want to play in, on, under and over the water!  Luckily we have plenty of H2O around here including San Diego Bay, Glorietta Bay, the Pacific and even our fabulous community pool!  And we have lots of easily accessible ways to enjoy it beyond …

Summer Activities on Coronado

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, which is the unofficial beginning of summer on Coronado!*  I know I say this about every season, but summer is the BEST time of year on the Island.  For real!  I’m really excited for another fun summer filled with all of my favorite things to do.  It was hard to narrow …

Off Orange Food Finds

If you missed the Coronado Flower Show Spring Fling: Flip Flops & Florals Party, well, I’m not gonna lie, you missed a really amazing party.  A live band played party favorites in the Spreckels Pavilion while 300 people danced among stilt walkers, posed in the funny photo booth, and sampled a variety of yummy snacks …

Things To Do After the Sun Goes Down

It’s Spring Break season!  Spending your days playing on Coronado’s top ranking beaches is a must, but after the sun goes down, then what?  There are lots of ways to continue the fun on the Island!  Here are my favorites… Twilight Golf.  The return of spring means the return of twilight golf at the Coronado …

Breakfast Spots on Coronado

      Kick off your day right with a breakfast of champions at one of my favorite spots on Coronado! Best Breakfast Patio.  If you want to have a delicious breakfast and yummy mimosa all while enjoying the sunshine, grab a table on the roomy patio at Tent City for breakfast. Served daily from …

Romantic Dates on Coronado

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!   Spark some romance with these 5 fabulous dates on the Island. Candle lit dinner on the beach.  Picture this: you and your sweetie seated on cushions in the sand around a surfboard draped in a linen table cloth, lined with flickering candles and set for dinner while …

Gym Classes on Coronado

Looking for a group workout to get your body looking (and feeling) great? Here are my favorite island gym classes, all of which are completely different but offer amazing results. Pilates at Chakra Pilates Studio.  I admit, I used to use air quotes when referring to Pilates as a”workout” …until I saw a couple super-fit …

Ways to Get Fit Outside on Coronado

  Happy New Year!  If one of your resolutions is to get fit in 2014, you are in the right place.  Coronado offers lots of venues to get – and stay – fit, from fantastic walking/biking paths and an amazing recreation center to state of the art gyms, outdoor exercise equipment, and, of course, the …

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year!  If you’re like many Americans, you made resolutions for 2014.  I did!  Here are some of the most popular resolutions and how to fulfill them without even leaving the Island.  Join me for some fun in the new year! Learn Something New.  From surfers and sailboats to seals and sunsets there is …