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Shopping Destinations in San Diego

Find great shopping destinations in San Diego! Stroll through picturesque Seaport Village, San Diego's bayfront shopping and dining attraction. There are 50-plus diverse shops, 17 unique eateries and four bayside restaurants. Another local favorite is the Ocean Beach Antique District with hundreds of antique dealers sell everything from fine arts to sports memorabilia and more.

To the north, head to Old Town and Fiesta de Reyes, a flower-filled square inspired by 19th-century Mexican pueblo life. The bustling complex boasts 19 specialty shops and three distinctive restaurants. Steps away is Diane Powers' Bazaar del Mundo Shops, a charming village marketplace overflowing with select fashions, folk art, home accessories, artisan jewelry and crafts, handwoven textiles and more.

In the North County is the Lumberyard Shopping Center. Spend time at this pretty plaza in historic downtown Encinitas, home to restaurants, boutiques and eclectic shops. Flagship store Birkenstock of San Diego sells it classic sandals, while shops like Savory Spice Encinitas sells hundreds of fresh herbs and spices to enhance every meal.

Just a bit further up the coast is Village Faire in Carlsbad. The center is located in historic Carlsbad Village, which sits about a block from the ocean. Set in New England-style architecture surrounding a fountain courtyard, the center’s boutique shops include beauty, fitness, a day spa, clothing, gifts, jewelry and imports, plus great restaurants.

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