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State Street

State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Seven straight miles of shops.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
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State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have lived in Ventura and the Santa Barbara area since the 70s and have seen many changes over the years, but none so shocking as the recent changes to the main shopping and restaurant district on State Street in Santa Barbara. In the heart...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a morning stroll along State Street. There are endless shops and many restaurants, There are also a couple of museums and an art gallery so there is plenty to see and do.

Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Best Western pepper tree inn on state street. Great location for access to all sites, beach etc. State St has so many bars and restaurants to choose from and great shopping including Macy's department store!

Thank LouCham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here for years. There's not as many shops here as before, but you can still find some fun places to browse. Some very overpriced shops, but you can find some great local shops for t-shirts & local crafts. Restaurants abound & the...More

Thank szambed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really loved our visit to State Street. Loads of shops and restaurants, mix of independents and chains and a really nice street scene that makes it a really pleasant environment to walk down.

Thank NeiloWhitstable
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was ok but overall not a big fan of this district...many closed storefronts and just not a great vibe as it seems to be deteriorating.

Thank COTraveler123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From consignment shops to high end indulgence, all your needs can be met! The area shines with the goods of local artisans and the outdoor shopping. The weather is always gorgeous. You cannot help but glide through the shops! I find it most helpful to...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like any city, downtowns change, but Santa Barbara's history and architecture will keep most folks fascinated. Remember, State Street goes way past the Arlington!

Thank skip2go
Reviewed 1 week ago

State Street is always a,fun way to get a bit of exercise. Good mix of shops, restaurants and bars. Did notice that several stores,that were previously there are now gone. Hope,the downtown continues to be relevant.

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something for every taste and budget, from shopping to restaurants. The variety is great. We spent 5 days in Santa Barbara and never got tired of exploring the various shops and experiencing variety of good food.

Thank soheilasoheil
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I've seen the cruise ships dock far out. They seem to shuttle the people into land. State street is just opposite Stern's wharf . You'll need to walk about 2.5 blocks till you come to businesses. I could walk it but I... More
Barbara C
1 March 2017|
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Response from 464mathildel | Reviewed this property |
25 or 50 cent, not sure
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7 February 2017|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
I think that's a great idea and it lets you off right where you want to be in SB! Call or email Amtrak for schedule. From Union Station the ride is 2 hours.