In the hills of Carlsbad, one of San Diego's outlying towns, is The Forum Carlsbad shopping center. Big and small brand names as well as some health and beauty services can be found at this shopping center.


Location: shopping center off of N Camino Real on Calle Barcelona, about a 30-35 min drive from downtown SD  

Size: Medium (20-50 shops)

Content: big brand names, small brand names, national boutiques    

Looking to spend: $$-$$$

Categories: women's apparel, men's apparel, children's apparel, beauty, accessories, shoes, home, electronic, outdoor  

Local Transportation: 

  • no busses or trolleys run from downtown San Diego to this shopping destination 
  • bus 304 runs from Encinitas and stops at Leucidia Bl & Town Center Pl
  • bus 309 runs from Encinitas and stops at El Camino Real & Calle Barcelona
  • check the local transportation and other local links page for more information on schedules, fares, and more 



MAC Cosmetics


Nicole Miller

North County Laser Eye Associates

One Life

Panera Bread

Paper Source

Real Living Lifestyles Real Estate

Rejeuviné MedSpa

Rose's Nails

Soma Intimates

Studio 12 20

Sur La Table


The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

The Dailey Method

The Forum Carlsbad

The Wine Loft


TRE Boutique

ULTA Beauty

Urban Outfitters

Urban Plates

Victoria's Secret

Which Wich

White House Black Market

Yoga Si


Apple Store

Ashtanga Yoga Center

Aveda-Quattra Via Salon Spa


Bed Bath & Beyond

Bodyrok Sculpt & Cycle

Buca di Beppo

Casa de Bandini


Cold Stone Creamery

Draper's & Damon's

Dream Dinners

East of Bali Salon & Spa

Forum 24HR Security

Forum Family Dental

Forum Lost & Found

Francesca's Collections

Free People

Geppetto's Toy Store


iReverse Home Loans



Jos. A. Bank Clothiers


lululemon athletica