A small beach hub just minutes from the Port of San Diego, the city of Coronado is one of California's fastest-growing communities. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors annually due to its beautiful seaside surroundings, this vibrant small city is also attracting many residents to Coronado apartments for rent. Rich in natural beauty and a charming ocean atmosphere, it is fitting that Coronado is given a royal decree as the "Crown City." Linked to the greater San Diego area by the Coronado Bridge, this quaint community has everything that a small community has to offer with all of the perks of a big city literally just a bridge crossing away. According to information from the U.S. Census Bureau, the city is home to more than 19,000 residents and growing.
Coronado was originally named after the Coronado Islands located off the coast of San Diego in the early 17th century. However, Coronado remained an empty peninsula until the land was purchased to build an ideal resort for visitors. The first lodging on the peninsula - the Hotel del Coronado - became immensely popular with the rich and famous, hosting 13 presidents and becoming the city's most distinguishable landmark. Residents still flock to the shores here due to the unique collection of tree-lined streets, friendly neighborhoods and high quality of life.
Even though Coronado is only 14 miles long, it is home to some of California's most beautiful beaches and 22 parks. The city's community center hosts live entertainment every summer for its residents, and the scenic beauty of North Beach is unrivaled in the San Diego area.
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