Shop ’Til You Drop: The Top 5 Places To Go Shopping in San Diego

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‘Tis the season to watch your bank statement get smaller, but all in the name of giving so it’s accepted! Here are the Top 5 places to find those amazing gifts for your loved ones, and for yourself, this holiday season!

1 Fashion Valley Mall

If you're looking for the one place you can cover upscale department stores like Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, and Sak's along with smaller specialty shops while enjoying the food court snacks, Fashion Valley is the location you need to head. Located in an outdoor mall style and filled with over 200 shops, Fashion Valley is the top of the scale for shopping. They're open late all month for holiday shopping, so now is your time to get moving on that list!

7007 Friars Rd
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 297-3381

2 Westfield Horton Plaza

Westfield Horton Plaza is freakin' cool. That honestly is the best description of the crazy architecture and amazing atmosphere you get when you shop in the Gaslamp's finest collection of shops. With over 130 shops, including major department stores like Macy's and Nordstrom, Westfield Horton Plaza is not only conveniently located, it's also a really fun place to go just to look around. Five levels of brightly colored outdoor shopping in The Gaslamp, does shopping get any better?

324 Horton Plaza

San Diego CA 92101-5481

(619) 239-8180

3 The Gaslamp Quarter

In general, in San Diego, if you need something, chances are you can find it in the Gaslamp. With over 100 retail shops amidst the amazing restaurants, bars, and venues located within the Gaslamp, this isn't just a shopping excursion, it's an event! You can spend your entire day popping in and out of amazing chain shops, unique boutiques, and a few places you're only going to find right here between these special streets.

614 5th Ave., Ste E
san diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-5227

4 Westfield UTC-La Jolla

Westfield UTC is in the golden triangle of La Jolla and it's the largest shopping mall in the area, complete with over 180 shops and that gorgeous La Jolla backdrop to accompany your retail therapy. Complete with major departments stores and the ice skating rink yearound, this is a fantastic place to shop and spend the day!

4545 La Jolla Village Drive
San Dieo,  CA 92122-1212

5 Del Mar Plaza

What could be better than ocean views while you purchase goodies? At the Del Mar Plaza, patrons are greeted not only with amazing boutique shops, but also an outdoor European market complete with tiled fountains of Italian piazzas. Taking care to not only pick the finest shops and restaurants, but also an ambience unmatched by other shopping opportunities in th area, the Del Mar Plaza is tops in our book.

1555 Camino Del Mar

 Del Mar, CA 92014

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