Old Town Historic Park
Take a trip back in time to experience the California of the 1850s, when Europeans first made their way to what would become San Diego. Today's Old Town offers unique opportunities for boutique shopping, one-of-a-kind dining, and numerous other must-see points of interest. Make time to explore the Old Town Historic Park, which is an official California Historical Landmark as well as being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fashion Valley Shopping Center
This is not your run-of-the-mill shopping area. The open-air Fashion Valley creates a soothing atmosphere with its fountains, palm trees, and living walls of plants. Take a break from shopping to experience delicious California cuisine from restaurants like P.F. Chang's, California Pizza Kitchen, and Blue Smoke Sushi Lounge. When it's time to satisfy your shopping urge, retreat to major retailers that include Jimmy Choo, Apple, Tiffany & Co., and many others.
Horton Plaza Shopping Mall
Make sure to set aside some time to experience the architecturally intriguing and always fascinating shopping and dining spot known as Horton Plaza. Be on the lookout for brightly painted murals and facades, one-way ramps, mismatched levels, and other quirky visuals.