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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%
  • Poor3%
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State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

State Street is the Main Street running from the beach up through downtown and north toward Goleta (when you look out at the ocean from the beach in the center of Santa Barbara, you’re actually looking south, not west as many assume). Having previously lived...More

Thank Kathi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Main Street of downtown Santa Barbara. Good long walk with restaurants, shopping, historical buildings etc

Thank pampanu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Presumably everyone in the world has heard of Santa Barbara. The truth is, of course, that this ocean-side city is much the same as many Californian towns. It is way richer than most of course. And because of that it can save and look after...More

Thank 367john
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got lucky! Farmers market was going when we visited. 2 blocks of fresh vendors. Selling honey lots of it....., flowers, fruits, vegetables, candles, pistachios, The strawberries were so good. Omg! Its kinda crowded. We parked at Hotel Californian and walked u der the bridge...More

Thank Hot-Tati
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful cities I have seen so far! Fell in love with its white exterior! If visiting west coast , Santa Barbara would be worth visiting for sure!!! Unlike Solvang which has become quite touristy in recent times, Santa Barbara has got...More

Thank sulekham2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon strolling and shopping down State St. in SB. There is a nice variety of shops and the side streets and spaces were clean and dressed with a variety of Palm tress and other plants. And of course the weather was...More

1  Thank ChasK3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to take a day to walk up and down State Street while visiting SB. After the family wedding we attended, we did some shopping. It was fantastic! Just 1 block off of State Street is the Handlebar Cafe and Coffee House, which serves...More

Thank kmichaels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute and quaint street with lots of activity. Stores, restaurants, bars, massage just to name a few of the types of commerce along the street. Very pedestrian friendly.

Thank GregBrady1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Santa Barbara , this is where one would love to come again and again The night life was bustling with eateries of al varieties , lovely interesting shops, even the lively shopping malls.. the whole adobe architecture was so lovely.. So festive too

Thank Shalini C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an entire afternoon in this area, so we walked along the entire street. Great sightseeing, and people watching. We entered almost all the stores, most stores were welcoming, even the high end ones that everything is way outside my budget. We stopped in...More

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12 March 2017|
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Response from Lucy M | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm I would say yes if you are up for a good hike I am not certain where that ship would come in better to check with the ship line when you arrive
Barbara C
2 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.