Shopping in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter
The beautiful and historic Gaslamp Quarter of sunny San Diego provides many exciting shopping opportunities and fun activities for both adults and families with children. If you are staying at the affordable Pacific Inn near Gaslamp Quarter, you are in close proximity to some of the city’s top shopping complexes.
One of the most frequented downtown shopping complexes is Horton Plaza. Visitors can spend the entire day exploring the five-level outdoor mall that occupies six and a half city blocks. Along with anchor stores Nordstrom and Macy’s, Horton Plaza boasts more than 100 specialty stores, as well as a cinema, a comedy club, and the Lyceum Theater. Whatever your shopping or entertainment needs, Horton Plaza is sure to have something for you.
Other options for shopping near the Gaslamp district in downtown San Diego include Seaport Village, with more than fifty diverse stores, including the Candy Shack & Yogurt, where children and adults of all ages can indulge in their every sweet-toothed whim. Additional family-friendly attractions include a historic 1895 carousel with beautiful hand-carved animals, face painters and balloon artists on weekends, and free Sunday concerts in the East Plaza Gazebo.
For a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, simply stroll through the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter and explore the trendy shops and boutiques of this unique district. Get a custom-made hat at the local millinery shop, view the art in the local galleries, and then dine at a rooftop restaurant with a view of the ocean.
Save money on your accommodations so you can shop ‘till you drop in Downtown San Diego and reserve a room or suite at the Pacific Inn. We offer a variety of year round hotel deals and clean and spacious rooms. Contact a Reservation Manager today for more information or to check upcoming rates and availability.