Spend the day at one of San Diego's premier malls like Fashion Valley Mall, featuring outdoor shopping at its finest with shops such as Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and all the big name designers. Kids will enjoy visiting Santa at his workshop and mom and dad can happily check everything off of their holiday shopping list. Or the revitalized Westfield UTC shopping mall with great dining options and anchor stores Macy's and Nordstrom plus specialty stores like Anthropologie, Apple and Tiffany & Co.
Enjoy beautiful outdoor shopping centers with popular name brand stores like Westfield Horton Plaza located in the heart of Downtown's Gaslamp Quarter, Del Mar Highlands Town Center in Carmel Valley, or Hazard Center with Barnes & Noble, Lakeshore Learning, Wood Ranch BBQ, BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, and a movie theater in Mission Valley.
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For the best deals of all, the San Diego's outlet centers offer something for everyone with outrageous bargains as well as a festive holiday atmosphere for all to enjoy. Throughout the holiday season Carlsbad Premium Outlets, located in the North County Coastal area, and Las Americas Premium Outlets, located in South Bay, have extra special offers on extraordinary brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Sunglass Hut and more. Get the most out of your outlet holiday shopping in South Bay by continuing your holiday shopping at San Diego Outlets at the Border, conveniently located right next to Las Americas, and pop into amazing stores like Armani Exchange, Express Factory Outlet, and H&M. For those out in East County, Viejas Outlet Center offers high-end brands at incredible prices.
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Specialty shopping for unique San Diego items can be found at Seaport Village and The Headquarters at Seaport on the Big Bay Embarcadero; at the Coronado Ferry Landing and Shops At The Del - Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado; at Liberty Station in Point Loma; and at Bazaar del Mundo and Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town.
For the beach-lover on your gift list, cruise on over to these local boutique stores that scream San Diego style: Everyday California and Surf Diva Surf School & Surf Diva Boutique.
For a more exclusive setting, peruse the high-end shops on Prospect and Girard in the beautiful seaside town of La Jolla. Or, stroll through the hip, urban boutiques in Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Hillcrest, North Park and South Park.
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