I wrote an article for Phoenix Magazine this month about Hotel del Coronado, a legendary resort off San Diego’s coast.
My grandparents started a family tradition of vacationing in San Diego. And while they always chose more affordable accommodations, we would cross the bridge to Coronado, ride bikes and walk around the 121-year-old hotel grounds.
I was fortunate enough to stay at The Del while researching this article last year. Trip highlights included cheese plates with chocolate and honeycomb, a bonfire on the beach with root beer floats, and a room with turquoise ocean views.
I discovered many truths on Coronado Island, like: people with puny arms shouldn’t kayak. That became apparent on a trip around the bay when an instructor had to pull me along with his paddle; bike riding is a fun way to explore streets lined with glorious, historic mansions; and I will never afford to live on Coronado Island. That luxury is reserved for military officials who bought property early, and the McCains.
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