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Address: State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone Number: +1 805-962-1311
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Seven straight miles of shops.

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State Street is a very nice (rather expensive) part of town where att the stores are side by side and some shopping centers snuck in between. an interesting mix of the usual... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

State Street is a very nice (rather expensive) part of town where att the stores are side by side and some shopping centers snuck in between. an interesting mix of the usual suspects (HM, Macys, Brooks, & so on) and some locally owned and operated businesses. Beware, this section of town is full of one way streets, and if you... More 

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

How beautiful this street is all lit up with Christmas lights and holiday decorations. Just a lovely stroll and all kinds of shops from quaint to super luxurious with a few quirky ones in between. Made holiday shopping a joy and a feast for the eyes. Their farmers market is second to none.

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Aspen, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a morning on State Street. Very charming, great holiday decorations. Lots of shops set in an outdoor mall.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

State Streeet is one of my favorite spots to visit. It is vibrant. The diversity of the people than inhabit it are very interesting. The shopping is great. Many nice places to eat. Three legitament theaters with great shows are availble close by, and are presenting a wide variety of entetainment all year long.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

could be hard to find parking street/garage. /Nice to peruse the area since it has lots of shops and restaurants. Lots of homeless people as well on the streets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had an overall good time walking the street going in and out of different shops and finding lots of things to buy every so often there was a place to grab a bite to eat and as always the people are fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time visiting with family. Lots of things to do, lots of restaurants and great options for shopping. The street has a very nice section with retail stores - kind of like a European city center. Very good to walk around even if not shopping.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked as far as we could before it started raining. Everything is there- food, small boutique stores, larger stores, wine shops, theaters, discount stores, museums, Ronald Reagan museum.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

That pretty much sums it up. Small shops, too many restaurants a crowd of homeless kids on every block. You're better off hitting some of the newer spots. Let me say that right off of State there are some very good restaurants (The Palace for instance).As for State Street itself? buy a t-shirt then run.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best of Santa Barbara - bars, restaurants, chain and boutique shops, coffee houses, everything at your fingertips. Everything is so pretty, well maintained and welcoming.

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