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A Day in Corona

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Corona is a small city but a progressive one. The city has something to see and do for everyone. It is possible to see much of Corona in 24 hours- indulge in foodie adventure, enjoy the lively nightlife and explore the tourist sights. Here’s a 24-hour itinerary guide of the things to see and do in the city. 

Breakfast at Goodfellas Cafe at 9:00am!

Start you day right in Corona with a hearty American breakfast with a cup of joe at the Goodfellas Cafe. The Cafe is a popular breakfast joint with delicious dishes, including beef dip, bacon, home fries, baked potato, burgers, bistro salad and banana nut pancake, just to name a few. A perfect place to refuel for the day ahead!

 Address: 1090 Pomona Rd, Corona, CA 92882, United States
Phone: 1 951-340-1130
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 6:00am-10:00pm

Fender Museum at 10:00am!

Visit the Fender Center that features plenty of exhibits on music, including historical artifacts, photographs, instruments, hand-written lyrics and other music memorabilia. It has several Fender guitars on display. The interactive exhibits showcase the music story from 1940s until the present day. The center also features an art gallery, a digital recording studio, a display on the Fender electric guitar history, a gift shop and an outdoor amphitheatre. Kids aged 7 to 17 can take lessons in drums, guitar, piano and vocal. Guided tours are available that provide plenty of trivia and music history.

Address: 815 W 6th Street, Corona, CA 92882, United States
Phone: 1 951-735-2440
Distance from Goodfellas Cafe: 0.9miles or 4minutes drive

Corona Heritage Park & Museum at 11:00am!

The next stop is the Corona Heritage Park & Museum that features the history of Corona through exhibits and artifacts from the city’s past. The building was building in 1900s and includes an art gallery, a special center and a railroad museum, too. Several events and programs are held at the park throughout the year. If you’re an art lover, take part in ceramics, pottery making, woodworking and other art classes held at Heritage Park. A glimpse of Corona’s past!

Address: 510 W Foothill Pkwy, Corona, CA 92882, United States
Phone: 1 951-898-0687
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm
Distance from Fender Center: 2.5miles or 7minutes drive via S Buena Vista Ave

Corona Model Railroad Society at 12:00pm!

Next, head to Corona Model Railroad Society that is situated just across the Corona Heritage Museum and features a completely operational model train. It has a 600 square feet display that showcases Corona in 1940s era during the success of its citrus production. 

Address: 3124 Taylor Avenue, Corona, CA 92882, United States
Phone: 1 951-675-4707
Opening hours: Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm
Distance from Corona Heritage Park & Museum: 1.1miles or 4minutes drive

Lunch at 1:00pm!

Stomach must be growling and its lunch time!

Craving for Mexican or Latin cuisine, stop by Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen (980 Montecito Dr) or Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant (513 W 6th St). For Italian delights, head to The Original Graziano's (333 Magnolia Ave). For sushi and Japanese fare, make your way over to Sushi KAWA Sports Bar & Grill (469 Magnolia Ave Suite 101). For American cuisine, head to Lone Star Steakhouse (955 Montecito Dr).

Pole Position Raceway at 2:00pm!

Head to Pole Position Raceway to get your thrill fix. It features indoor electric go-kart for both the kids and adults and the speed is up to 45mph. Get behind the wheel or cheer from the sidelines. You’ll find a perfect adrenaline rush here!

Address: 1594 E Bentley Dr, Corona, CA 92879, United States
Phone: 1 951-817-5032
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 11:00am-9:00pm; Friday: 11:00am-11:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am-11:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-8:00pm

Citrus Park at 4:00pm!

Next, enjoy frolicking in pool with kids at the Citrus Park. The park has a splash zone and play areas for the kids. In summers, this is the best place to beat the heat and cool off. It also has slides and swing sets, a splash pad area, playground equipments and jungle gyms. Have fun with the kids in the splash area, laze around and take in some rays, indulge in some outdoor activities, like football, frisbee, volleyball, etc., or enjoy a picnic with the whole family.

Address: 1250 Santana Way, Corona, CA 92881, United States
Phone: 1 951-736-2241
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 7:00am-10:00pm
Distance from Pole Position Raceway: 2.9miles or 9 minutes drive

Go Shopping at 5:00pm!

Start your shopping excursion at The Crossings at Corona that features more than 65 stores with something for everyone. Some of the stores include Bed, Bath & Beyond, Gymboree, Kohl’s, Target, Famous Footwear, Marshalls and Old Navy, just to name a few. 

Address: 2470 Tuscany Street, El Cerrito, CA 92881, United States
Phone: 1 951-284-1050
Distance from Citrus Park: 2.9miles or 8minutes drive

Next, head to Shops At Dos Lagos, a lively shopping spot with plenty of big-name brands and locally-owned stores. You’ll find Anthropologie, Clarks, Bath & Body Works, Gymboree, Victoria’s Secret, LOFT and Charlotte Russe, just to name a few. Whether you’re looking for home decor items, stylish clothes, trendy accessories or health and beauty products, you’ll find it all here.

Address: 2780 Cabot Dr #140, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-277-7601
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm
Distance from The Crossings at Corona: 1.3miles or 4minutes drive

Dinner & Drinks at 7:00pm!

Stop by the TAPS Fish House & Brewery for dinner & drinks. It is a popular place and has been a staple of Corona since 1999. The decor exudes comfort and style. It has an extensive selection of beers, lagers and ales.  The food menu is filled with succulent steaks and seafood dishes. The brewery has received many Great American beer festival medals. Popular dishes on the food menu include king crab legs, lobster bisque, braised beef and bacon-wrapped meatloaf, just to name a few. Complement your meal with the craft beer or lagers. A perfect place to start your evening in Corona!

Address: Shops At Dos Lagos, 2745 Lakeshore Dr, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-277-5800
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 3:00pm-9:00pm; Friday: 3:00pm-11:00pm; Saturday: 11:00am-11:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Distance from Shop At Dos Lagos: 0.4miles or 2minutes drive 

For lip-smacking barbecue, make your way over to Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill. A popular regional chain serving up the best BBQ beef ribs, BBQ chicken, brisket and pork shoulder, to name a few. Cold beer, wine and other spirits are available to accompany the barbecue offerings.

Address: Shops At Dos Lagos, 2785 Lakeshore Dr, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-667-4200
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 11:00am-9:30pm; Friday & Saturday: 11:00am-10:30pm; Sunday: 11:00am-9:30pm
Distance from Shops At Dos Lagos: 0.3miles or 2minutes drive 

For some excellent sushi along with a cocktail, stop by RA Sushi Bar Restaurant. It is known for its creative sushi and Japanese fusion food. Enjoy the sushi while sipping on a drink.

Address: Shops At Dos Lagos, 2785 Cabot Dr #101, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-277-7491
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 11:00am-12:00am; Friday & Saturday: 11:00am-1:00am; Sunday: 11:00am-12:00am

In mood for some delicious comfort food, head to Vino Veritas Wine Bar. The Vino Veritas Wine Bar serves an array of comfort food and also has an extensive wine and craft beers list. It has automated wine dispensers. Grab a seat on the outdoor patio and enjoy a glass of wine along with gourmet comfort fare.

Address: Shops At Dos Lagos, 2785 Cabot Dr #110, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-277-7500
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 4:00pm-10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm-12:00am; Sunday: 4:00pm-10:00pm

Early Entertainment at 9:00pm!

Catch local bands performance at Rockefellas Bar. The bar features signature drinks, local brewed beers and some delish bar bites. Live music and local bands adds to the entertainment. Enjoy tacos and karaoke on Tuesday night, live local bands on Thursday and Classic rock bands with Rock N’ Roll BBQ on Saturday. There is always something going on to keep everyone entertained. A perfect place to listen to some great live music, while sipping on a drink!

Address: 21700 Temescal Canyon Rd, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-277-9786
Distance from TAPS Fish House & Brewery: 0.8miles or 3minutes drive


Head to Sportsman's Bar, another vibrant live music spot in Corona. With extensive selection of drinks, DJs and live bands, it is a great nightspot.

Address: 21779 Temescal Canyon Rd, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 11:00am-2:00am; Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am-2:00am
Distance from TAPS Fish House & Brewery: 0.9miles or 3minutes drive


Catch some comedy show or live band at Marquee 15. Enjoy the live music, while drinking a cocktail at this nightspot. The classic rock interior, lively vibe, happening crowd and awesome music will make your nightlife experience a great one.

Address: 9022 Pulsar Ct, Corona, CA 92883, United States
Phone: 1 951-200-4465
Opening hours: Friday & Saturday: 7:00pm-2:00am
Distance from TAPS Fish House & Brewery: 1.3miles or 4minutes drive

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