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Lost Cities Beads is centrally located in Old Town, San Diego, right off Interstate 8 and Interstate 5.


Lost Cities Beads

2802 Juan St. #14

San Diego, CA, 92110


We have FREE PARKING directly behind the store, in the gravel lot. Customers of the building are welcome to park for free for one hour (no validation needed). If you need more time to create let us know and we'll give you a code for two hours while you're in the building. Lots of street parking is also available, as well as one block from the Trolley, the Amtrack, and the Coaster.




5 North


  • If you are coming from the downtown area take the 5 North to 8 East. As soon as you are on 8 East get into the far right hand lane since you will taking the first exit,Taylor St .
  • Take the Taylor St exit and turn right onto Taylor St. 
  • At the third stoplight turn left onto Juan St. Lost Cities Beads is located one block down on the left side of the street.
  • Free parking is available behind the store in the gravel parking lot. The lot becomes paid public parking after 6pm (you only have to pay if your car remains in the lot after 6pm).

Interstate 8


  • If you are coming from the beaches take the 8 East to the Taylor St. exit.
  • Turn right onto Taylor St.
  • At the fourth stoplight turn left onto Juan St. Lost Cities Beads is located one block down on the left side of the street.
  • Free parking is available behind the store in the gravel parking lot.  The lot becomes paid public parking after 6pm (you only have to pay if your car remains in the lot after 6pm).

5 South


  • If you are coming from North County take the 5 South to 8 East. As soon as you are on 8 East get into the far right hand lane since you will be taking the first exit, Taylor St.
  • Take the Taylor St. exit and turn right on Taylor St.  
  • At the third stoplight turn left onto Juan St.  Lost Cities Beads is located one block down on the left side of the street.
  • Free parking is available behind the store in the gravel parking lot.  The lot becomes paid public parking after 6pm (you only have to pay if your car remains in the lot after 6pm).

8 West

8 West

  • If you are coming from the East County take the 8 West to the Taylor St exit, then veer left over the freeway.
  • At the stop sign turn right onto Taylor St.
  • At the fourth stoplight turn left onto Juan St. Lost Cities Beads is located one block down on the left side of the street.
  • Free parking is available behind the store in the gravel parking lot.  The lot becomes paid public parking after 6pm (you only have to pay if your car remains in the lot after 6pm).