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Shopping Center and Stores in San Diego California

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

San Diego is a shopping attraction among tourists because of the wonderful variety of products that can be found. Famous brands in fine clothing, jewelry, decorative art, tobacco, liquor, electronic devices and much more are available in any of the many establishments and department stores around the city. There is virtually nothing that you can't get in San Diego so indulge.

The excellent weather in San Diego lends itself to a better appreciation of the city as well as providing ample reason to wander about and go window shopping. Take advantage of the sunshine and stroll along the streets. Visit indoor and outdoor malls, souvenir shops in tourist areas, theme parks and museums that can offer an array of items to choose from.

Specialized Stores and Boutiques

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

San Diego has many boutiques with fashionable items for those trend seekers. Here you can find exclusive brands in fine clothes and accessories for both ladies and gentlemen. You can also take advantage of your trip to make some unusual purchases, such as custom made single person cakes, extreme land and water sports gear and even cigars that are rolled in front of you, all this in specialized stores. The best sites to find these types of stores are the Gaslamp Quarter, Hillcrest and Little Italy, although other places, such as La Jolla, Mission Valley and the malls in the outer parts of the city also have many fantastic locales as well.

Cultural Tourism

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

San Diego is a city that has an extensive history so don't be surprised if you find many historical sites that also double as shops, offering extraordinary products of all sorts. Shop while being surrounded by history and tradition.

Seaport Village

Located in San Diego Bay, this mall is a recreation of a Californian harbor of the 19th century, with beautiful cobblestone pathways, ponds, fountains, restaurants and more than 50 theme stores.

Hotel Del Coronado

This is a classic site of the city, famous for having received celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe and President Nixon, among many others. It has its own little shops specialized in clothes for men and women, fine jewelry and bath accessories, among many other products, of the exclusive "Del" brand, the house brand of this legendary hotel, as well as many other exclusive quality brands.

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

Ferry Landing

The Ferry that used to cross the San Diego Bay to the Coronado peninsula used to arrive here, which is now a whole commercial and entertainment complex. Find fantastic sites to eat and stores with products that you will not find in any other place.

Plaza del Pasado

Located in the old historic park of the state, this commercial center is a cultural oasis which reflects in its stores and restaurants the quaint, 19th century folklore, capturing the essence of the historical side of San Diego.

Balboa Park

This important cultural and recreational center offers its visitors extraordinary memorabilia such as unique books, jewelry, posters, artistic reproductions and much more in the museums, performing art venues, restaurants and the zoo.


Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

If you are an experienced buyer, you will find a magnificent option in the outlets, where the best products have incredible offers and bargains. San Diego is a whole paradise with incredible malls specialized in these types of stores. All those items that are no longer offered in the main boutiques of the store's brands can most likely be found here.

Viejas Outlet Center

This huge open air mall has exclusive brands that include international designers as well as the big commercial distributors.

Carlsbad Premium Outlets

Located in the north of the city in the suburbs, this mall has over 90 stores of fabulous designers and famous brands, plus restaurants and cafes.

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

Las Americas Premium Outlets

This is the largest outlet center of the area, located in San Ysidro, with over 120 fantastic stores with products like shoes, clothing, accessories and fragrances. The architecture is specifically designed to make the shopping process more pleasurable, with waterfalls, fountains, gardens and fine art sculptures.

Open Air Malls

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

San Diego's wonderful weather allows for outdoor malls, where you can enjoy the warmth of the sun while you shop.

Horton Plaza

Located in Westfield Shoppingtown, this mall has six blocks and a half of stores in an architectural style that reminds one of M.C. Escher's drawings. There are four levels full of specialized stores, movie theatres, restaurants, and entertainment for the entire family.

Fashion Valley

This fine open air complex has many of the most important department stores of the country and more than 200 specialized stores that include cosmetic products, jewelry, shoes and the latest technology. It also has a movie complex with 18 screens and fabulous gourmet restaurants.

Shopping in San Diego, California, USA

Westfield Shoppingtown UTC

This is a whole city located in the La Jolla zone, almost at the edge of the city, with more than 150 stores with different products and services, as well as extraordinary restaurants. Have a whole day of a pleasant shopping as you stroll along walkways, fountains and gorgeous gardens.

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