San Diego - Coronado Bridge, San Diego

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Soak in sweeping views of the San Diego Bay while driving on . Serving as the main artery from San Diego to Coronado, the 3.41 km (2.12 mi) bridge stands 61m (200 ft) above the water. With 30 mission-arch shaped concrete piers jutting high out of the water, the bridge is one of the area’s most notable landmarks. Make your way across while enjoying views of the city’s coastline, Point Loma, and Coronado, and then head into town for lunch at the Coronado Hotel or to explore the eccentric mix of local shops. Catch the bus from San Diego to Coronado to avoid the hassle of parking. Put San Diego - Coronado Bridge on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our San Diego trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    This bridge is breath taking. You can see the us midway from here and all sorts of different boats docked in the harbor. This leads into the island. Which is beautiful.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We crossed this bridge in an open carriage trolley. The wind rushed through our hair, grabbed our faces and reminded us that we are fairly vulnerable beings, but the Rush was great. The views over San...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Its quite daunting to drive over, the incline is quite steep so you need to give the car a bit of stick, great views from the top  more »

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