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State Street

State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
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Ranked #12 of 69 attractions in Santa Barbara
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Scenic Drives
Activities: Shopping
Description: Seven straight miles of shops.
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Santa Barbara, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Main Street in Santa Barbara; plenty of small shops to tweak your interest. I live in this city and always enjoy seeing what's new downtown.

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Santa Barbara, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I live in Santa Barbara, so I know State Street very well and may be biased. It is a long street, stretching up several miles from the Pacific Ocean. At the ocean end, you can cross a wide boulevard to Stearne's Wharf, a very touristy locale that also has several eateries and a decent, but unexceptional, Sea Center. Proceeding up... More

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Santa Barbara, California, Usa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Santa Barbara is a very pretty town. State street is lined with Palm trees, and has an abundance of shops of all varieties, from expensive boutiques, to Old Navy, Saks, and designers. There is no end of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and eateries, that you are spoiled for choice, and sitting in the gorgeous warm climate it offers watching people... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

As a local in Santa Barbara I don't go to State Street much. Sure now and then to hook up with someone and sit on a patio with a cold one. Otherwise to many Tourist for me on a daily basis. Nothing wrong with it. We always end up there when friends come and visit. Very good restaurants everywhere.

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Nanaimo
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Share a latte , dine on the sunny side of the street , sip Chardonnay , and shop till you drop - you can do it all on State St in downtown SB....all the stores you know , and a few you don't , with some quirky art and bike stores thrown in. Start at the beach , and take... More

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

A great way to get a starting overview of downtown and the waterfront. Particularly good for cruisers as you can jump on it close to the tender port. CHEAP! @.50 each way and if you are a senior or handicapped only .25 cents. A "must see" Courthouse is only a block from where you can get off. Also a great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Lived in Santa Barbara for a little over 2 yrs. From Queens to Santa Barbara. I loved my stay. Really beautiful and nice people all around. Way better than LA or San Diego in my opinion. You can always find something to do when there. Another day in paradise!

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Santa Barbara, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Lots of interesting places to see. Lots of choice for places to eat and shop ranging from the inexpensive to the more expensive. The locals choose to shop and eat at the many places on State Street as well as the many visitors.

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Ojai, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
24 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Santa Barbara reminds me of many of the beautiful European, Mediterranian Villages we have visited. And of course the heart of the town is the wonderful State Street with its shops, cafe's and restaurants. The sidewalks are wide with ample benches and folage to provide the weary shopper a pleasant place to sit and watch folks go by. Pedestrians are... More

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Santa Monica
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

This is a great walking street with plenty of things to do. Parking is tough and rare on this street but there are parking lots close by. A visit to SB wouldn't be complete without a trip down State Street.

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