10 Best Holiday Shopping Destinations in California

Want to get back to old-school holiday shopping this year instead of shopping online? There are plenty of places to take your shopping list throughout California. Head to any of these top spots for holiday shopping across the state.

Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA

If you want to give the gift of luxury this holiday season, Rodeo Drive is truly the place of legends. You can’t beat the upscale designers you’ll find along this famous strip, so head to the Hills and explore.

Downtown Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica’s picturesque downtown district, particularly the Third Street Promenade, is a beautiful place to stroll as you’re doing your shopping. Find a variety of treasures for your loved ones and have an enjoyable day out while you do.

Ontario Mills, Ontario, CA

There’s a unique type of magic at traditional malls during the holiday season. If you’re in the Ontario area, Ontario Mills is the place to go. It’s one of the largest malls you’ll find anywhere, with over 200 stores.

Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA

Fashion Island is a go-to in Newport Beach for shopping, especially during the holidays. You’re sure to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones at Fashion Island’s assortment of retailers including Allbirds, Bloomingdale’s, Kendra Scott, and so many more.

Arcata Main Street, Arcata, CA

If you’re looking for a charming small-town shopping experience this holiday season, look no further than Arcata. The lovely Main Street district of Arcata is lined with a variety of local shops where you’ll find one-of-a-kind treasures that are perfect for your loved ones.

Arden Fair, Sacramento, CA

Arden Fair is the ultimate shopping destination throughout Sacramento. Its list of stores seems endless so you know you’ll be able to find the perfect gift for just about anyone on your shopping list.

Westfield San Francisco Centre, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco is full of beautiful local shops, but if you want a more condensed shopping district where you can pick up anything you could want, head to Westfield San Francisco Centre. You’ll be able to comb favorites like Aldo, Nordstrom, and more for the best gifts.

Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA

Lincoln Avenue is Calistoga’s beautiful downtown district, and it’s a treasure trove of fantastic gifts. With a wide array of local boutiques, Lincoln Avenue has gifts that are unique and special - items your loved ones wouldn’t find anywhere else.

Fashion Valley, San Diego, CA

San Diego’s Fashion Valley is one of the most lively shopping destinations every year around the holidays. It has nearly 200 stores you can browse, from Williams Sonoma to Prada to Levi’s.

Cambria Christmas Market, Cambria, CA

Embrace the spirit of the holidays while you shop by heading to the Cambria Christmas Market. This truly unique holiday market is packed with truly unique artisans and vendors who could hold the perfect gift for that special someone.

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