Horton Plaza

Type: Malls

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The colorful and whimsical architecture of Horton Plaza sets it apart from any shopping mall in the region. The complex has become somewhat of a San Diego icon since its construction in the 1980s. It...  Read More


  • Shopping Malls and Centers, Shopping near Cruise Port: "If parking in the structure, you'll need to validate your ticket (good for 3 hours free) at a machine inside the mall."
  • Best Shopping: "Pay attention to where you park, as the parking structure can be confusing. Areas are designated by signs of vegetables and fruits. Validate your parking ticket (3 hours complimentary) at the kiosks located in the complex."
  • Best for Shopping Malls and Centers Because: For those in the downtown area, this is the best shopping option. The mall is outdoors and anchored by a Nordstrom.
  • Best for Shopping near Cruise Port Because: This mall is a great one-stop shopping place if you need to pick up items from familiar brand name stores like Gap and Nordstrom.
  • Recommended as Best Shopping Because: This is a very centrally-located mall for visitors staying in Downtown San Diego.


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