San Diego

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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in San Diego

Downtown La Jolla

A whole day can be spent strolling through this neighborhood’s art galleries, high-end clothiers, and hotel shops.

along Prospect St., CA,
Tags: shopping | editor pick | art | boutique | things to do

Horton Plaza

It may be a mall but it looks like an M.C. Escher painting come to life; worth exploring, even if you have the same chain stores in your hometown.

324 Horton Plaza, CA, 619-239-8180,
Tags: family | shopping | shopping mall

Kobey’s Swap Meet

Bargain hunters rejoice! Tons of brand-name items (shirts, shoes, jewelry, etc.) are sold at huge discounts here. Every Fri-Sun at the San Diego Sports Arena

3500 Sports Arena Blvd., CA, 619-226-0650,
Tags: budget | shopping | great value | things to do | flea market

Seaport Village

Set between seaside docks and a beautifully maintained park, this complex features 54 unique shops and galleries, four award-winning restaurants, 13 eateries, and a carousel.

849 W. Harbor Dr., CA, 619-235-4014,
Tags: family | shopping | shopping mall

Sun Splash Swimwear

Cute boutique providing a broad array of swimwear for almost every body type; prices are competitive and service superb.

979 Garnet Ave., CA, 858-581-3400,
Tags: shopping | clothing | swimwear

Viejas Outlet Center

San Diego’s best outlet stores are located near the Viejas Casino. Major brand-name shops include Eddie Bauer, Gap, Jones New York, Nike, and more; an online “savings” page offers a discount coupon book and other deals.

5005 Willows Rd., CA, 619-659-2070,
Tags: shopping | great value | clothing | factory outlet

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