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“great shopping”(71 reviews)
“chain stores”(60 reviews)
“movie theaters”(35 reviews)
Seven straight miles of shops.
State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Reviewed today

Lots of shops and restaurants along lower/mid State street. Park and walk down one side, and back along the other. There is something for everyone...!

Thank scuba-chuck
Reviewed yesterday

I don't think we saw one original or local store here for clothing or shoes. Every major urban center I've been to in California has the same stores. We did finally get to try a McConnell's ice cream and it was delicious. We asked a...More

Thank brockadams
Reviewed 2 days ago

I just love shopping and exploring State Street. My get away spot from the mountains to the sea. Great food, great beer, great people...just an overall relaxing place to visit.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

State street has changed over the years. It was a place with stores appealing to elderly wealthy resident. Then in the 70’s many independent an cool stores took a foothold. In the last 15 years or more the chains moved in, the someone’s you see...More

Thank Gerry H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

State Street is becoming more and more national brands and less local shops. You actually go to your local mall for the same stores.

Thank Scott4023
Reviewed 1 week ago

State street is a nice area..it appears a little stressed with some vacant store fronts but overall was enjoyable. Great bike lanes if you want to take it in that way as well.

Thank okatty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pretty street is lined with trees but the city authority has only installed a few seats for the weary or over-heating traveller. The street is lined with interesting shops, eateries and cafes. It is blessed with 2 Starbucks which offer free wifi. The Downtown...More

1  Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently I rented a bike and rode up State Street and stopped at Alice Keck Memorial Park (beautiful gardens and pond), the Sunken Gardens (both gardens are one block over on Anacapa St), browsed thrift shops, ate at the taco place at the Public Market...More

Thank gr8fish2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was hoping to find authentic Southern California boutiques, shops and galleries. Nothing could be further, Old Navy, Forever 21, H&M, Only one ice cream shop. Bummer!

1  Thank DreamtripperTexas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great shopping and restaurants. If you happen to catch a farmers market while there o the weekends,you will now be disappointed.

Thank Journey717940
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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.
Barbara C
March 1, 2017|
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Response from 464mathildel | Reviewed this property |
25 or 50 cent, not sure
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