The La Jolla Open Aire Market
If you are looking to find fresh produce, handmade crafts, and unique linens, you can find everything you are looking for at the La Jolla Open Aire Market. Take a stroll at the market, breath in the fresh coastal air and experience the friendly La Jolla community all at the same time. With live music, a food court, and playgrounds for the children to enjoy, you can have fun while you are shopping for unique crafts or fresh specialty crops.
The La Jolla Cave and Shell Shop
The La Jolla Cave and Shell Shop is an attraction and a shopping destination in one. Located just steps away from the ever popular Sunny Jim Cave at La Jolla Cove, the Cave and Shell Shop has a unique collection of jewelry, collectibles, sea shells, and gift items that you can take home to your family. You also have the opportunity to walk through an underground tunnel to the caves in the cove if you are looking to see the coves at a new angle.
The University Town Center
If you want options, you will get more than 160 different options at the University Town Center. This premier shopping center has 160 different shops ranging from department stores to electronics retailers. The center is completely outdoors so that you do not have to walk around a stuffy mall just to get the mall experience. In addition to retail locations, University Town Center is home to a video arcade and an ice skate arena so that you and the children can take a break from the shopping and try your hand at skating.
The Artful Soul
If you have taken a stroll through the beach community, you know that art is part of the culture in La Jolla. If you support local artists, stop by The Artful Soul and see how talented locals are by browsing the large collection of handmade handbags, jewelry, and accessories available in the shop. The one-of-the-kind merchandise available in the boutique will make a perfect gift for your friends and family.
La Jolla Surf Systems
You cannot visit La Jolla without visiting the beach. If you are looking for beach appropriate wear, you can find everything you need just feet from the shore at La Jolla Surf Systems. From resort wear and accessories to surfboards and snorkel gear, you can find whatever you are looking for without driving all throughout the city.