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State Street

Address: State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
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Ranked #13 of 57 Attractions in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Scenic Drives, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Seven straight miles of shops.
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Scenic Drives, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Seven straight miles of shops.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Parking was easy at the mall with easy access to State Street shopping. We walked up and down State street browsing many shops. If the weather had been better we would have spent more time shopping at the great variety of shops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Great place to walk and plenty of restaurants and shops. You could spend an entire day just walking around. Crowd got a little rowdy at night near some establishments but always felt safe.

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

There is so much to see on State Street, take a day to explore it all. That way you will have an opportunity to sample several of the coffee shops and eateries on this lovely street. The variety of shops and food is quite diverse, and since it is a college town, people watching is a treat!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very pretty Christmas lights up and down the street with a fantastic Christmas parade while we were there. Good shopping and lovely restaurants.

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New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

These new party buses that drive up and down State street at night with people yelling at pedestrians or people eating at fine dining outdoor restaurants is ridiculous. If I owned one of those fine dining restaurants I'd be pissed about the loud obnoxious party buses. Try having a romantic dinner on State Street, with drunk people on a party... More 

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california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Shopping down State Street was very nice. A nice variety of shops and restaurants too. Did not even know that this street existed. Next time will visit the courthouse which I now know is worth seeing.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful small cities in the United States. There. Are so many cool shops and wonderful restaurants

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It's very fun on State St, especially during Christmas! There would be people playing music and I love the Hats Unlimited shop. It has so many hats and the Santa hats are so cool! I bought this Christmas tree hat and it is so pretty! There's also an antique shop I visited and it had beautiful ornaments that cost $7... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had the pleasure of walking along State Street and it was a very fun place to visit. It had a huge variety of shops, bars and restaurants to pick from.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Lots of unique shops, coffee houses and more. You can sit outside and watch the passerby's or just enjoy a stroll window shopping or really doing some damage.

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