If you're looking for some retail therapy, San Diego is the perfect place to indulge. Shopping can be enjoyed outdoors in San Diego, where open-air malls and shopping centers beam with sunshine throughout the year. From luxury brand storefronts, unique boutiques, vintage shops and antique malls, if you're looking to make some investments or just browsing for inspiration, there's plenty of places to exercise your stroll, and your wallet.
Enjoy one-stop shopping at one of the major malls or shopping centers found in urban areas throughout San Diego County. Discover the best of the major department stores - such as Nordstrom, Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus, plus specialty shops, restaurants, even movie complexes, all in one convenient location.
For those who don't mind going the distance, great prices can be found every day at leading designer and brand-name stores in outlet centers on the outskirts of San Diego County. From North County Coastal to South Bay to East County, shoppers will find discounts of 25-65% at stores such as BCBG Max Azria, Juicy Couture, Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo and Tommy Hilfiger.
There are a number of great shopping communities to explore in San Diego, many offering local treasures and one-of-a-kind boutiques. Several of the more well known include The Village of La Jolla, Old Town, Cedros Design District in Solana Beach, Little Italy on the border of Downtown, Hillcrest in Uptown, the Gaslamp District and Orange Avenue in Coronado.
Browse the articles or listings below to plan the perfect shopping excursion for your next San Diego trip.