Silver Strand State Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
5000 CA-75, Coronado, CA 92118, USA
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About Silver Strand State Beach
A beautiful beach that offers swimming, surfing, boating, kayaking, water-skiing, volleyball, camping and picnicking. It encompasses both the San Diego Bay and Pacific Ocean sides of the strand, is a little farther off the beaten path of the highly popular beaches in Ocean Beach and Mission Beach, offering more solitude for those who wish to avoid beach crowds.
Attractions Near Silver Strand State Beach
San Diego Bay is a recreational haven that attracts boaters from all over the world. Considered to be one of the best natural harbors on the west coast of North America, it was colonized by Spain beginning in 1769. San Diego Bay remains as a home port of major assets, including several aircraft carriers, of the United States Pacific Fleet, and as a result of base closures beginning in the 1980s, facilities in San Diego Bay are the major naval base facilities still in operation in California.
Silver Strand, is a low, narrow, sandy isthmus or tombolo 7 miles long in San Diego County, California partially within the Silver Strand State Beach. The beach offers many activities including camping, surfing, swimming, body boarding, jet skiing, sailing, water skiing, beach volleyball and fishing.
A resort city in San Diego. Coronado is consistently voted best beach in the U.S. by Dr. Beach. With gentle surf, sparkling wide-sand beaches, charming main street and great hotels, including the famous Hotel del Coronado, this island paradise is perfect for a family vacation or romantic getaway.
A 3,407 meter (2.1 mi) long prestressed concrete/steel girder bridge, crossing over San Diego Bay, linking San Diego with Coronado, California. The pillars supporting the bridge on the eastern end are painted with huge murals as part of Chicano Park, the largest collection of Chicano art murals in the world.
A beautiful beach popular with families and couples alike thanks to its miles-long shoreline, clean sands, peaceful atmosphere and idyllic location in the "Crown City. This wide family-friendly beach gets crowded, but it is wide enough that you can find a place to spread out comfortably. Sometimes near the hotel there are elaborate large sand castles to view and photograph – the creators love donations. Get there early to park nearby and secure a good spot on the sand.
A majestic park located beneath the San Diego-Coronado Bridge in Barrio Logan. The park is home to the country's largest collection of outdoor murals, as well as various sculptures, earthworks, and an architectural piece dedicated to the cultural heritage of the community.
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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.