Shopping in San Diego

San Diego Activities: Visit Little Italy

Looking for Fun San Diego Activities? Spend the Day in Little Italy! By: Elisa Boorman There are plenty of San Diego activities when you vacation here, but one that most everybody loves to do is discover a new town or area! As one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Diego, Little Italy’s award-winning restaurants, art…

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San Diego Farmers Market: Imperial Beach

  If you want to visit a San Diego Farmers Market, head to Imperial Beach. Every Friday from 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., you can visit the  Certified Farmers Market which is located right along the sand. Local farmers sell their fresh produce while massage therapists offer free massages! Your taste buds can travel all…

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Unique San Diego Activities: Vinegar and Oil Tasting at Vom Fass

Shop and Taste the Unique at Vom Fass Oil and Vinegar Tastings in Hillcrest By: Tammy Marx Vom Fass! Vom what? Vom Fass! In German, the words translate to from the cask. Vom Fass, located In Hillcrest, a charming community just minutes from downtown San Diego translates to a sleek sippery and one of many…

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Shopping San Diego: Find the Coolest Shoes Around!

Find the Perfect Shoe While Shopping San Diego Looking for the perfect shoe for exploring San Diego? Before you head to the beach or walk around seeing the sights, pay a visit to Carlsbad where you’ll find Coolest Shoes in California! They have tons of styles to choose from and plenty of colorful options. You…

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Day Trips from San Diego: Visit Bernardo Winery!

Looking for Day Trips from San Diego? Bernardo Winery is Just a Short Drive Away If you’re on the lookout for day trips from San Diego less than hour away, you’ll love visiting Bernardo Winery, an amazing and historic destination. It was founded in 1889 when it was discovered by Vincent Rizzo, the original owner,…

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How to Spend a Day at the Del Mar Races

“And They’re Off!” How to Spend the Day at the Del Mar Races Racing Season Starts July 16! A truly unique and quintessential summer activity in San Diego is a day at the Del Mar Races, affectionately dubbed “Where the Surf Meets the Turf” by race enthusiast Bing Crosby in the 1930s. Celebrities, locals, and…

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San Diego Farmers Markets: Otay Ranch Farmers Market

By: Chelsea Largoza Otay Ranch’s Certified Farmers Market is home to everything just short of a circus and one of many San Diego Farmers Markets locals love to visit. While local farmers sell fresh produce, local bakers sell fresh artisanal bread and health companies offer medical advice. If you brought the kids, they can spend…

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San Diego Shopping for the Holidays at Seaport Village

San Diego Shopping for the Holidays! San Diego is known for its amazing selection of shops and restaurants, but did you know you can get the best of both in one place at the quaint seaside attraction known as Seaside Village? This coastal getaway is located in the San Diego Bay, and is only a…

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Shopping in San Diego: Cedros Design District

Aside from the beaches and major attractions, the shopping in San Diego is equally amazing. Contributing writer Lety Banks writes about a charming shopping district on Cedros Avenue which offers everything from gift items, travel souvenirs, keepsakes, and more! By: Lety Banks Chic Weed, Wild Note, Cut Loose, Culture, Tadah, and Leaping Lotus are a…

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Carlsbad California – A Charming Coastal Village

Carlsbad California is a charming coastal village just a short drive up the coast from San Diego.  It’s a wonderful vacation spot that offers plenty of fun in the sun in a laid-back fashion.  You can explore the beautiful beaches, historic downtown, and fun local attractions.  You’ll love the palm-lined streets, the quaint village shopping,…

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Things to do in Downtown San Diego

When you visit San Diego, one of the first places you’ll want to check out is the downtown area. Nearly every town or city has a charming downtown area, and San Diego is no different. There is so much history here, and so many things to do in downtown San Diego it can be a…

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Old Town San Diego – San Diego Attractions

Old Town San Diego, one of several historic San Diego attractions, is known as the birthplace of California. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra came here to establish  a mission, the first in a chain of 21 that were to be the cornerstone of California’s colonization. In 1968, the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation established…

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San Diego Things to Do: Coronado Island Shopping

Fun San Diego Things to Do in Coronado On vacation and looking for fun San Diego things to do? Visit Coronado Island! You’ll find that Coronado Island is lined end to end with a variety of great shops to poke around and look for treasures. And with fabulous restaurants, lively bars, dessert stops, surf shops, live music…

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Have Fun in San Diego Like a Local

As your local guide to San Diego, it’s our job to show you how to have fun in San Diego like a local. We love to discover all the places you can go away from the “tourist traps” so you can really enjoy San Diego the way we do. There are so many charming little…

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Shopping in San Diego: Viz Art Ink Gallery

Shopping in San Diego at a Unique Carlsbad Art Gallery If you’re looking for unique shopping in San Diego, Viz Art Ink Gallery is a great place to go. Located in Carlsbad, the gallery offers amazing art by Gregg “Viz” Visintainer, who has a unique talent of hand-drawing art using pen and ink which offers a…

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San Diego Activities: Spend the Day in Encinitas!

Recently we posted about shopping in Encinitas along Hwy 101, sharing with you some of the great shops, boutiques, and vendors that line both sides of the road. While you’re spending the day in Encinitas checking out these cool and unique shops, there are plenty of other things to do too. You can avoid most…

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Valentine's Day Shopping in San Diego

Shop for Your Special Someone for Valentine’s Day! With Valentine’s Day in just a few days, where can you go shopping in San Diego for your special someone? There are plenty of places to go from San Diego to Carlsbad and Oceanside to Escondido. Here are some shopping options to check out so you can…

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5 Cool Places to Shop in San Diego

Whether you’re shopping for you or a loved one, there’s plenty of places to shop in San Diego. We’ve visited some really awesome stores, boutiques, and even an art gallery recently, and found some really cool stuff. Our GETAWAY team members Jeff and Margi are always prowling around the San Diego area, checking out the…

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Shopping in San Diego: Shop Along Hwy 101 in Encinitas!

Shopping in San Diego in the Coastal Town of Encinitas When you’re looking for shopping in San Diego, the shopping in Encinitas along Hwy 101 is some of the best. The historic Coast Highway 101 runs right through this charming beach city in San Diego County, and it’s the perfect place for a romantic stroll…

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San Diego Things to Do: Julian, CA – Apple and Wine Country

San Diego Things to Do – A Visit to the Apple Country! In San Diego things to do for fun go beyond downtown. Head out to Julian, part of San Diego County yet nestled 4, 200 feet up between the north end of the Cuyamaca Mountain Range and the south slope of Volcan Mountain. It’s a…

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