A staggering view of San Diego's downtown skyline across the bay and a dozen boutiques make this a delightful place to shop while waiting for a ferry. La Camisa (619/435–8009) is a fun place to pick up kitschy souvenirs, T-shirts, fleece jackets, and postcards. The French Room (619/889–9004) specializes in comfy women's shoes and affordable casual wear. Men's Island Sportswear (619/437–4696) sells hats, tropical sportswear, and accessories to complete your seaside getaway outfit.
Celtic Corner Scottish Treasures. Get in touch with your Celtic roots with imported apparel, gifts, tableware, and jewelry from Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales. You can even order a custom-made kilt. 916 Orange Ave., Coronado, 92118. 619/435–1880. www.scottishtreasures.net.