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Address: About 16 km (10 miles) northwest of San Diego, Girard and Prospect Avenues, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art...
Fashionable streets in La Jolla that offer expensive shops, boutiques, art galleries and elegant restaurants.
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Fun shopping district

I didn't buy a thing, but I enjoyed popping in and out of several stores. What I liked is that there are shops for the "average" shopper as well as more expensive upscale stores... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
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Maryland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
71 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Fun place to walk around and browse the shops or catch a bite, but nothing special. Remember, it's LaJolla so there several high-end shops. Parking is challenging. Worth a stroll.

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I didn't buy a thing, but I enjoyed popping in and out of several stores. What I liked is that there are shops for the "average" shopper as well as more expensive upscale stores. Clothing, housewares, gifts, food, you name it, you'll find it. And if you get tired of stores (or your husband does), there are bars and the... More 

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Olathe, KS
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184 reviews 184 reviews
93 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Fun place to take a stroll while in La Jolla. They have little shops, places to eat, art galleries, and the area is just fun to see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Yes, the shops have it all here in LaJolla. Local pop up stores, apparel chains, jewelry, art, shoes, varied clothing, even a bakery/bistro food shop. Lots of restaurants and just some good window shops. A nice to stroll around with family or friends kind of few hours.

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St. Louis, MO USA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Most of the stores are the big chain stores and art galleries mixed in with restaurants. I can have that experience back home so I didn't spend a lot of time here.

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San Diego, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It's all here, everything you could =d ask for and lovely weather to do it in. When your done or taking a break grab a snack, lunch or happy hour...all the restaurants are great on that street, then take a drive to the ocean and check out the sea lions. Drop the teenagers off at the beach, then go shopping.... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Be prepared to spend some time enjoying all the great galleries, shops and restaurant in this beautiful seaside village.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We did lots of walking and wandering these streets and enjoyed the diversity of the shopping experience. There is something for everyone, it seems, in every price range. We picked up a few souvenirs and enjoyed the close proximity of everything.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Loved spending the weekend in La Jolla with my two daughters. The highlights of our trip were as follows: 1) Tijon Perfumery (made our own perfume!) 2) Burger Lounge (onion rings) 3) Bobboi Gelato (chocolate sorbet) 4) Diane's Boutique (love her cute rope handle tote bag)

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San Diego, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

There are the well-known shops and boutiques (some are not very expensive at all) and plenty of places to eat. Fab!

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