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Seven straight miles of shops.
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State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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All reviews great shopping chain stores movie theaters lots of shops long street beautiful street main street window shopping unique shops paseo nuevo outdoor mall farmers market walk up art museum downtown area downtown santa barbara nice walk
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved strolling around this cool area, wonderful shops and restaurants! Easy to park and we walked all day. Everything is pretty close.

Thank caroncolleen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There’s a little bit of everything up State Street. Great restaurants. Beautiful little boutique shops. Also some historical landmarks. The weather is typically fabulous which also makes the stroll up State Street something special. The tree-lined streets are amazing. Definitely worth making a turn off...More

Thank Docsmartie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The state st by the beach is a must to see and walk on. The place is very active, lots of restaurants and cafes as well. Good to visit day and night. It has some hotels and rental shops as well. The harbor is on...More

Thank Resort676671
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint. Beautiful street filled with restaurants and shops. A good handful of vacant shops unfortunately.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pedestrian-friendly with lots of shops in downtown Santa Barbara. We spent a couple of hours window shopping and were amazed at how many people were walking around. The people were very friend and courteous. A group of people recommended we checked out Finney’s restaurant...More

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 1 week ago

State street is a real hub for Santa Barbara, everything you need is on it if you just care to take a look.

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the State Street walk as our last Santa Barbara event. We had visited a few specific locations on the previous day, however it was so attractive on the June morning. There is a great variety of shops - most important it is pedestrian...More

Thank Shane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice downtown street to walk along exploring the various shops & restaurants . This is the main street of the town of Santa Barbara.

Thank Harpo208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly, sadly, sadly, our beloved State St. is on life support. Empty storefronts, best businesses fled, foul odors, panhandlers every twenty feet. Who needs it? Save your money and your shoe leather.

1  Thank billyboy53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strolling around on State Street is a must if you are in Santa Barbara. Variety of shops and restaurants. Great vibe.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
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December 19, 2017|
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Response from Roxanne M | Reviewed this property |
My daughter goes to UCSB and they cancelled finals till after the new year _encourage all students to go home about 2 weeks ago, they were wearing face masks at that time and had lits of soot on their cars. But, I belive... More
March 11, 2017|
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Response from FishAZ | Reviewed this property |
Best bet would be to take a hop-on, hop-off trolley. Direct, not from the ship, most ship trolley tours are none stop.
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March 1, 2017|
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25 or 50 cent, not sure
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