Where to Shop around The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
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The Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego has a rich and varied history that includes a bit of Wild West flair. It's full of beautiful, historic buildings that currently house tucked-away farm to table restaurants, hidden boutiques, hip places to have a drink, and galleries.
Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
The Gaslamp Quarter, located in the heart of downtown San Diego, has come a long way since its start in 1867. It is home to some of the finest restaurants in San Diego, and is an ideal place to spend an entertaining weekend. Go shopping at The...
849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Seaport Village is located right on the waterfront, and has more than 70 shops, restaurants, and attractions. Its location right next to the bay in downtown San Diego makes it an easy walk from most downtown hotels. My mom loves this place, and I...
740 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Dream Boutique looks tiny from the outside, but once you enter, you will see that there is great depth to the store—it is full of goodies to peruse. I like this boutique because it is almost like looking through a closet—you have to look closely,...
228 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Eyes of Fifth carries all kinds of contemporary and stylish eye wear, but the most interesting part of this store is found in the back corner. David Keith is an optician who works here and he has created a line of eye wear that is custom-made from...
311 Fourth Ave #417, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Diana Cavagnaro has been making hats for almost 30 years. She teaches millinery classes from her studio in the Gaslamp and travels around Southern California for trunk shows. Her hats are a staple at the Del Mar racetrack, and are featured in many...
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, USA
Balboa park is a landscape of arts and culture in San Diego, including museums, such as The Natural History Museum, and the Museum of Photographic Arts. The photo above is of the large koi pond outside the botanical garden house. It makes for a...
615 Eighth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
G St Gypsy is a new boutique and already starting to fill up with locally made jewelry and featured local designers. They also carry vintage clothing and provide alterations in the store. It's right next to the Neighborhood, so you can pop in and...
226 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Bubbles has the most extensive collection of local jewelry, clothing, and handbag designers under one roof in the Gaslamp District of San Diego. The owner, Gayleen Nichols is a vivacious woman, who loves supporting local artists—particularly...
635 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Dolcetti Boutique is a large, bright, and airy place. If you love bright colors and supporting local artists and designers—this boutique should be on your shopping list. Even better, they have a hair salon and stylist concierge in house, so you...
643 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Ghirardelli Chocolate shops are famous for a reason! Try saying you don't like ice cream when there is melted peanut butter sauce dripping down your cheek. While the original Ghirardelli shop is in San Francisco, the location in the old Gaslamp...
3009 Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92102, USA
Since 2008, Melissa Hendrix-Lawson has been making customized clothing for men. The passion she has for her work shows in the detail of her stitching. She doesn't follow trends but prefers to create a classy style that is appreciated by men in San...
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