If you visit Solana Beach be sure to spend a few hours at the Cedros Design district. Just park your car in the large lot behind Cut and Dried Flooring that runs along the train tracks and walk to numerous shops. Or if you take the train from another city you can walk from the Solana beach train stop. My favorite shops include Leaping Lotus which is like a huge bazaar of eclectic vendors, Cedros Gardens with many California natives and garden ornaments, and Aaron Chang gallery which has beautiful ocean art. There are lots of furniture shops where you can buy antiques and boutiques with one of a kind apparel. If you come on Sunday afternoon there is a farmer's market where you can buy lunch. Otherwise you can eat at one of the small restaurants or coffee shops.
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