Plants and small gifts!
This is an adorable little store in North Park! Plants are dispersed throughout the whole store, making it super fun to wander around in. If you’re looking for stocking stuffers, you’ll find little gifts here ranging from ceramics to lotions, bags and sunglasses! It’s hard to leave this shop without buying something!
One of the most aesthetically pleasing spots in SD! You can grab yourself a tasty and trendy matcha latte while shopping for an assortment of matcha packs! They also sell merch and other healthy living items! A great gift for a friend who loves cuteness and antioxidants!
Give someone the flight of a lifetime! Compass balloon tours is based in Encinitas and is run by a group of energetic and adventurous people! On the tours you get to watch the balloons fill up and then get to step on board to see amazing views of San Diego from 3000ft above!
A trendy mask!
This boho clothing store has such trendy outfits and accessories! You can splurge and buy your loved one a full on hipster outfit or if you’re on a budget, check out their smaller items like a cute mask or hoop earrings!
Barware and unique spirits!
A very sophisticated shop that is the perfect place to find a special spirit for your cocktail loving friend! They have a huge selection of bottles to explore and various barware trinkets to buy as well! You can even treat yourself to a little drink while you’re shopping!
Surfboards and accessories!
This local surf shop has it all when it comes to a surfer’s needs! Wether your looking to make a bigger surfboard-like purchase or a smaller bikini-like purchase, you’re guaranteed a gnarly find here! It’s the perfect shop for getting stocking stuffers like wax, skin care and fins too!
Holiday coffee blends and bouquets!
This local coffee/flower shop is always brewing up something fantastic! Aside from having phenomenal coffee and beautiful floral decor, they host multiple different vendors that sell things ranging from jewelry to house goods, beauty products and clothing!
At Lou’s you’ll find a mix of unique used records and new vinyl along with turntables, merch, accessories, cassettes and more! They keep things simple and the staff has great taste so make sure to ask for their help if you’re looking for something specific!