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Seaport Village

849 West Harbor Drive, Downtown, San Diego, CA 92101
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Ranked #7 of 51 Shopping in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Malls
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Seaport Village is a 14 acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex recreating a harbor side setting of a century ago. It includes 54... more »
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Weilerbach, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Upfront ... parking can be a challenge. If you can take the trolley downtown and then walk over to Seaport Village, that could be a viable option. Lots of cute shops with a variety of items for sale - clothing, beachy items, soaps, Christmas, toys, plus. Lots of restaurants and cafes - I tend to go for the Greek -... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

If you're staying in any of the hotels along the waterfront near the convention center, you'll walk by the Seaport Village with all the little shops and restaurants and a tiny duck pond. Pretty to stroll through and lots to eat and lots you can buy if you want that sort of thing. Some of the restaurants are good, some... More

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Orlando, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I enjoyed strolling around the little shops and walking along the beautiful water. There were tons of friendly people and a lot of interesting things to look at. There was also a band playing for tips in the courtyard and they were fabulous. I'm glad I happened across this spot and felt comfortable and safe walking around solo. I would... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

You can't beat the view. The shops are a bit touristy, but hey, you're at the beach. Relax. The antique carousel is beautiful. Parking is a bit challenging. Be sure to validate your ticket. Also, most shops do not have air conditioning, which shouldn't be a problem most days of the year.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lovely views car parkings good the shops average, nice place to spend an hour or so, nothing much else to say their are far better places to spend your time

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were taken to Seaport village by the Old Town Trolley bus. We really didn't have time to look around because our tour was ready to leave. However, the next day we caught the bus to The Broadway and took the 10 minute walk to Seaport. There are lots of shops selling everything from sportswear to Wyland Art. It is... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you go here there's nice views along the water. Don't bother with the overpriced restaurants or stores. There is a lot of shaded outdoor seating though which is nice.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I visited Seaport Village near sunset and the views were just beautiful. There are shops, but not an abundance. There are several restaurant options and we chose one with a great outdoor patio (actually many had outdoor patios facing the water). We enjoyed it, but would not make this a main attraction. It would be a nice... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The restaurants are good, the shops are full of tchotchkes. But still fun to walk around as you take in the rest of the boardwalk

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Novato, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is so charming! Perfect for siteseers. Great view of the bridge, downtown and the sunset.

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