Carlsbad has lots of great shopping opportunities, including: Carlsbad Premium Outlets retail outlet center includes more than 70 shops and restaurants on Paseo del Norte, near The Flower Fields and LEGOLAND. Westfield Shoppingtown Plaza Camino Real, the North Coastal area’s largest regional mall with five major department stores and 140 specialty shops, located along Highway 78, just east of I-5. North County Plaza, adjacent to Plaza Camino Real, features Souplantation and other large retailers. The Forum, a 265,000 square-foot center is located off Leucadia and El Camino Real and is expected to be open by the end of the year 2003. The exciting new project will include a variety of tenants who will provide a unique shopping and dining environment.