When people talk about San Diego, California, they always refer to the excellent weather. But this second largest city in California has more to offer than just lovely weather. For starters, the city has more museums than you can imagine. There are all kinds of museums in this city. There are specialty museums featuring only aircraft and ships. There are also huge museums featuring large collections of almost anything. San Diego also has some of the best restaurants in the United States. There are themed restaurants for all kinds of foods including Italian, Chinese, Mexican, seafood, and Western cuisines. One thing that almost everyone forgets about San Diego, California is its amazing shopping malls. You can go on a crazy shopping spree in this city. The best place to shop in San Diego in my opinion is Old Town. This is where you will get all kinds of handmade crafts and creative jewelry. There are also many large shopping malls in Old Town. Let me take you through my crazy shopping spree in downtown San Diego.
Souvenir Shopping In Old Town
I wanted to get a real taste of authentic San Diego so I asked a tourist guide for directions. We talked about what I wanted and the fact that I needed authentic souvenirs for my friends when I got back home. That is when he suggested that the best place to do my shopping was Old Town. This is an amazing place where you can buy all sorts of unique and historic items and souvenirs. Old Town is all about history and authenticity. You will realize that this city is mostly 19th century. You will get some amazing festive and cultural artifacts here that you can buy as souvenirs to remind you of your fun time visiting San Diego.
Shopping In Fashion Valley Shopping Center
You also need to buy some modern wares in modern shopping malls while you are on vacation. If you ever find yourself in San Diego, California, ask for directions to the Fashion Valley Shopping Center. This is one of the largest shopping malls that I have ever visited in the United States. And believe you me; I have been to many shopping malls. The Fashion Valley Shopping Center is also known as the “Rodeo Drive of San Diego” and for good reason. You will find all kinds of collections in this shopping mall. Big-name designers like Gucci have their shops here. There are also many affordable shops in this mall. This is the mall that you need to visit for all your shopping needs while you are in this city.
Gift Shopping In Gaslamp Quarter
Shopping in downtown San Diego necessitates a visit to Gaslamp Quarter. This is a hip excellent place where you can buy all kinds of gifts and souvenirs. You will find a wide selection of boutiques in this place. There are also excellent restaurants, salons, and bars where you can enjoy anything you need. You will be able to buy all kinds of urban or home apparel in Gaslamp Quarter for a fair price. This is the true climax to your visit in America’s Finest City.