Specialties : Four miles of meandering cobblestone pathways lead through ponds, fountains and colorful, lush landscaping incorporating a quarter-mile slate boardwalk along the San Diego Bay. Four quaint villages of Old Mexico, Victorian, Old West and Cape Cod design recreate a harbor-side setting of a century ago and include 54 one-of-a-kind shops, 13 casual dining eateries and four fine-dining waterfront restaurants. An 1895 carousel hand-carved by Charles Loof invites children and the young-at-heart to enjoy a taste of Seaport's family entertainment.
History : Established in 1980.Seaport Village is built on landfill over Punta de los Muertos (Point of the Dead) where the Spanish expedition of 1782 buried those who had died of scurvy. In later years it was a railroad yard where goods and other products were unloaded from ships and loaded aboard trains for shipment east.
Seaport Village broke ground in 1978 and opened in 1980.