San Diego features shopping opportunities in neighborhoods throughout town with excellent options in La Jolla, Mission Valley, Carlsbad, Del Mar and Downtown San Diego to name a few!
The weather in San Diego is mild year-round with minimal rain to spoil your day out. Many area malls are open-air, family-friendly and offer free parking. The larger malls often have attached movie theaters. A variety of dining options are offered at or near the shops as well to satisfy even the pickiest pallets.
Whether you’re looking for a popular chain or local boutique, San Diego has what you are after!
Explore San Diego’s Malls, Boutiques and More!
San Diego’s traditional and open-air malls feature 100’s of options to satisfy your need for designer and budget-friendly brands, tech stores, bookstores, toy stores, beauty options and more!
San Diego’s upscale malls offer designer brands, valet parking and elegant mall experiences!
If you’re looking for local boutiques, The Village in Downtown La Jolla is an excellent choice complete with café’s and views of the coast with Children’s Pool, La Jolla Cove and the La Jolla Tide Pools just down the hill!
Unique Shopping and Gifts for Your Trip
San Diego offers some truly unique, wholly San Diego, shopping experiences! Consider Seaport Village Downtown or the Bazaar Del Mundo in Old Town where you can visit local shops, find a souvenir, enjoy a seasonal or special event, have a great meal and take in the architecture with your family!
Shop, Play, Stay and SAVE
If you’re shopping with family and want to maximize your fun, consider purchasing Go San Diego passes for discounted admission to attractions near the malls like LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad or SeaWorld San Diego in Mission Bay, just south of La Jolla.
Gear rentals like snorkels to visit the La Jolla beaches and museum admission to museums in Downtown San Diego and Balboa Park are also part of the passes. Use our discount code for even more savings!
Consider staying the night near the best shopping in town at The Bristol Hotel in Downtown San Diego for a boutique hotel experience, La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla for an old-world, luxury hotel experience or check out our article on the Best Hotels in San Diego for more great options!