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The Best Places to Go Shopping in San Diego
Here are some of the best places to do your shopping in San Diego.

The Best Places to Go Shopping in San Diego
Here are some of the best places to do your shopping in San Diego.

San Diego Grocery Guide
Whether you live here or are visiting San Diego, at some point you're going to need some food...or toilet paper. And the likelihood that you'll need to find a grocery store for some reason is pretty good.

Top 10 The Best Shopping Malls
For better or for worse, shopping malls have become the town squares of American society. Entertainment, along with shopping, is the name of the game for malls these days. So, a trip to the mall means a little shopping, something to eat, then catch a movie. And some malls do the entertainment thing better than others (Westfield Shoppingtowns...

Top 10 The Best Shopping Malls
For better or for worse, shopping malls have become the town squares of American society. Entertainment, along with shopping, is the name of the game for malls these days. So, a trip to the mall means a little shopping, something to eat, then catch a movie. And some malls do the entertainment thing better than others (Westfield Shoppingtowns...

San Diego Farmers Markets
As we enter the summer season in San Diego, one thing is as certain to be found around the county as a warm sunny day: crops of fresh produce ripe for the picking. Oh, no, we’re not talking about those big, perfectly scrubbed and decidedly tasteless things you find in your local supermarket, force-ripened and grown in some foreign land.

San Diego's Top Big Box Shopping Centers
Every suburb has one and they're distinguished by the "big box" stores that are the main tenants. Her's your guid to the top big bix shopping centers around San Diego.

About San Diego Image Gallery: Fashion Valley Shopping Center
The class of San Diego malls, Fashion Valley has arguably the best of the upscale stores. Nordstrom, JC Penney, Macy's, Nieman Marcus and the new Bloomingdale's anchor this well appointed two-level outdoor mall.

San Diego's Top Big Box Shopping Centers
Every suburb has one and they're distinguished by the "big box" stores that are the main tenants. Her's your guid to the top big bix shopping centers around San Diego.

About San Diego Image Gallery: Fashion Valley Shopping Center
The class of San Diego malls, Fashion Valley has arguably the best of the upscale stores. Nordstrom, JC Penney, Macy's, Nieman Marcus and the new Bloomingdale's anchor this well appointed two-level outdoor mall.

San Diego's Best Record Stores
Where to find vintage vinyl records and just plain cool music? San Diego still has a few actual record stores.

San Diego Shopping: Mission Valley Center
Westfield's Mission Valley Center is an older mall located in San Diego's Mission Valley.

San Diego Factory Outlet Shopping Centers
San Diego County has a number of impressive outlet shopping centers that feature big name merchandise and discount prices.

Otay Ranch Town Center: San Diego's Newest Shopping Experience
Otay Ranch Town Center, located in Chula Vista, is San Diego's newest and first regional shopping mall to open in 20 years.

San Diego Shopping: Grossmont Center
This quaint mall in La Mesa is the shopping center that time forgot.

San Diego Shopping: Mission Valley Center
Westfield's Mission Valley Center is an older mall located in San Diego's Mission Valley.

Top Picks: San Diego Shopping Malls
I don't consider myself a mall rat, much less a shopaholic, yet at the same time, I'm not averse to hitting the local malls to do some shopping. In fact, if my intention is to buy something, I quite enjoy going to the shopping mall. Here are my subjective selections for the top malls around San Diego County. I won't include "big box" centers, only traditional malls.

San Diego Shopping: Plaza Bonita
Located in the South County area, Plaza Bonita is the Westfield indoor, two-level counterpart to Plaza Camino Real.

San Diego Shopping: Grossmont Center
This quaint mall in La Mesa is the shopping center that time forgot.

The Best San Diego Nurseries
Here are my picks for the best garden nurseries in San Diego County.

San Diego Shopping: Plaza Camino Real
Plaza Camino Real serves the North County Coastal area (Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside).

San Diego Shopping: Plaza Bonita
Located in the South County area, Plaza Bonita is the Westfield indoor, two-level counterpart to Plaza Camino Real.

Otay Ranch Town Center Shopping Mall
Otay Ranch Town Center is a shopping mall in the Eastlake area of Chula Vista

San Diego Shopping: Parkway Plaza
Parkway Plaza is the regional mall serving East County. This indoor, single level mall is a necessity in scorching El Cajon.

San Diego Shopping: Plaza Camino Real
Plaza Camino Real serves the North County Coastal area (Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside).

San Diego Shopping: Fashion Valley Mall
The class of San Diego malls, Fashion Valley has arguably the best of the upscale stores. Nordstrom, JC Penney, Macy's, Nieman Marcus and the new Bloomingdale's anchor this well appointed two-level outdoor mall.

San Diego Shopping: Westfield North County
North County Fair serves the North County bedroom communities. This large, two-level indoor mall has your usual allotment of department stores and shops.

San Diego Shopping: Parkway Plaza
Parkway Plaza is the regional mall serving East County. This indoor, single level mall is a necessity in scorching El Cajon.

San Diego Shopping: Westfield Horton Plaza
Horton Plaza's construction in the mid-1980s jump-started the Gaslamp renaissance. Its multi-level, somewhat confusing whimsical architecture is a must-see for any San Diego visitor.

San Diego Shopping: University Town Center
UTC is a pleasant outdoor mall. Located in the Golden Triangle area (and slated for a refurbishing), it caters to the yuppie/soccer mom crowd.

San Diego Shopping: Westfield North County
North County Fair serves the North County bedroom communities. This large, two-level indoor mall has your usual allotment of department stores and shops.

San Diego Shopping: University Town Center
UTC is a pleasant outdoor mall. Located in the Golden Triangle area (and slated for a refurbishing), it caters to the yuppie/soccer mom crowd.

San Diego Shopping: Westfield Horton Plaza
Horton Plaza's construction in the mid-1980s jump-started the Gaslamp renaissance. Its multi-level, somewhat confusing whimsical architecture is a must-see for any San Diego visitor.

San Diego Shopping: Fashion Valley Mall
The class of San Diego malls, Fashion Valley has arguably the best of the upscale stores. Nordstrom, JC Penney, Macy's, Nieman Marcus and the new Bloomingdale's anchor this well appointed two-level outdoor mall.

Otay Ranch Town Center Shopping Mall
Otay Ranch Town Center is a shopping mall in the Eastlake area of Chula Vista

The Best San Diego Nurseries
Here are my picks for the best garden nurseries in San Diego County.

Top Picks: San Diego Shopping Malls
I don't consider myself a mall rat, much less a shopaholic, yet at the same time, I'm not averse to hitting the local malls to do some shopping. In fact, if my intention is to buy something, I quite enjoy going to the shopping mall. Here are my subjective selections for the top malls around San Diego County. I won't include "big box" centers, only traditional malls.

Otay Ranch Town Center: San Diego's Newest Shopping Experience
Otay Ranch Town Center, located in Chula Vista, is San Diego's newest and first regional shopping mall to open in 20 years.

San Diego Factory Outlet Shopping Centers
San Diego County has a number of impressive outlet shopping centers that feature big name merchandise and discount prices.

San Diego's Best Record Stores
Where to find vintage vinyl records and just plain cool music? San Diego still has a few actual record stores.

San Diego Farmers Markets
As we enter the summer season in San Diego, one thing is as certain to be found around the county as a warm sunny day: crops of fresh produce ripe for the picking. Oh, no, we’re not talking about those big, perfectly scrubbed and decidedly tasteless things you find in your local supermarket, force-ripened and grown in some foreign land.

San Diego Grocery Guide
Whether you live here or are visiting San Diego, at some point you're going to need some food...or toilet paper. And the likelihood that you'll need to find a grocery store for some reason is pretty good.

Review of the Village Hat Shop

Best Bookstores in San Diego
San Diego is home to many independent bookstores that are perfect for spending a sleepy afternoon in. Here are the best bookstores in San Diego...

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