Posts Tagged ‘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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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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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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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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San Diego Activities: Discover Your Artistic Side

Little Italy Offers Fun San Diego Activities When you’re looking for fun San Diego activities for the whole family while on vacation, make sure to check out Little Italy! Not only will you discover great places for shopping and dining; it’s also a place to indulge your creativity. Contributing writer Elisa Boorman shared her recommendations…

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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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Getaway San Diego Welcomes Scott Jacobs Studio Art Gallery & Framing

Getaway San Diego Welcomes Aboard an Amazing Artist! If you’re looking for unique and beautiful art, Getaway San Diego recommends Scott Jacobs for his stunning artwork. Jacobs, the first officially-licensed artist for Harley-Davidson Motor Company since 1993, has an amazing ability to bring art to life using a special technique called photo realism. Whether you’re…

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Old Town San Diego – Food, Fun and Festivities

A Day at Old Town San Diego Contributing writer Stephanie Bashaw enjoyed an afternoon in Old Town with a friend and shares her adventures in our latest blog post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Old town is a known historical and cultural experience by the locals which really gets at the heart of the Spanish influence in Southern California. This…

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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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Shopping in Encinitas Along Hwy 101

When you’re looking for places to shop around San Diego, the shopping in Encinitas along Hwy 101 is the perfect choice. The historic Coast Highway 101 runs right through this charming beach city in San Diego County, and offers the perfect place for a romantic stroll with a loved one, hanging out with friends, or…

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La Jolla San Diego – The Jewel of San Diego

La Jolla San Diego – Discover the Finer Things There’s a charming little place called La Jolla San Diego locals call the “Jewel of San Diego” – and with good reason. It’s a quaint town with an upscale atmosphere only fifteen minutes from downtown San Diego.  When you visit, you’ll discover the finer things in…

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San Diego Shopping: Viz Art Ink Gallery

Looking for a unique gift or souvenir while you’re visiting San Diego? Viz Art Ink offers a gallery of amazing art by Gregg “Viz” Visintainer, a self-taught artist with a unique style of drawing. The artwork is hand drawn using pen and ink, and offers a lot of meaning. From a distance there is a…

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