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Address: State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone Number: 8059621311
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Seven straight miles of shops.

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Great shops and restaurants.

I love walking up and down State Street. Lots of shops and places to eat. All sorts of foods available. It is well maintained but there are a lot of homeless and professional pan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Temecula, California
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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love walking up and down State Street. Lots of shops and places to eat. All sorts of foods available. It is well maintained but there are a lot of homeless and professional pan handlers. There is affordable shuttles up and down the street that only costs 50 cents a person each way. You can get transfers to get off... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must visit in Santa Barbara. Full of great shops and restaurants. Beautiful architecture with Spanish influence.

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family was staying at the La Quinta Inn at State Street and W Arrellaga Street, and we decided to walk down State Street to Stern's Wharf. It's about a two mile walk which took us by lots and lots of shops and eateries along the way. A very nice walk to get some exercise and to do a bit... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is the main street in Santa Barbara with a very diverse amount of stores, shops restaurants, bakeries and ice cream parlors. Very fun place to shop, eat and people watch.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Like most cities, the main drag is full of interesting people and places. State street no exception. On this night, they added in a farmer's market, which brought out a more "colorful" crowd. Lots of shopping and great restaurants - just be aware of your surroundings. Most of the street people are very friendly and the homeless population leaves you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of great shops and places to eat. There are also a few places for movies along the street too. Enjoy!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I can never get enough of the walking opportunity in Santa Barbara I leave my car at the hotel and walk everywhere especially up and down State for dining, shopping and people watching.

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Oxnard, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though the city is making a big effort to clean it up, State St is still littered with vagrants and other feral people along with their garbage. For more fun, take one of the parallel side streets on your way uptown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

State Street has to be one of the prettiest walks where one can shop. Most of the stores are above the norm and the cafes and restaurants are excellent. Several quaint theaters and a nice article museum too.

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Panama City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

State Street is very, very touristy. So why am I giving it such a high review? Because it is still very fun, and there are still some fun and unique shops to be found here. There are movie theaters, restaurants, malls and shops lining this street from further up than tourists are likely to wander all the way down to... More 

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