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When disembarking at a cruise port for a day or two, there are certain items that travelers may discover they need on board. On this list you'll find a hat store, a drugstore and a camera store to address basic needs while traveling. We have also included one of San Diego's best shopping malls, stores with bathing suits and another dedicated exclusively to hats.
Seaport Village is within walking distance of San Diego's B Street Terminal cruise port and is a must-visit. The shopping area is located on the water, boasting panoramic bay views as well as good restaurants, a carousel and roaming entertainment. The revitalized Headquarters added even more trendy shopping and dining options to Seaport Village's.
Two picks here for chic, tasteful California and San Diego-themed souvenirs (along with cute beachwear) include Urban Girl Accessories and Urban Beach House.
Walking in the other direction will land visitors in the Little Italy neighborhood that is famous for–you guessed it−amazing Italian food (why not bring some snacks on the ship) and boutique shopping. Here, you'll find Kapreeza who sells unique, high-end swimwear that is hand-selected from Europe for those looking to impress on and off the ship.
If you're only allowed one day, plan your strategy in advance as the downtown San Diego area is quite large with a lot to do.