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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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Shopping Galore

This is the shopping district it seems. Many stores to browse in. Never did find any real touristy type stores, just your normal everyday stores. Beautiful old buildings. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tlhaefele
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Pioneer, California

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Pioneer, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the shopping district it seems. Many stores to browse in. Never did find any real touristy type stores, just your normal everyday stores. Beautiful old buildings. The business owners seemed very nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Santa Barbara's premier stop starts close to the Pacific and leads uphill , most of this being tree lined. This is also the route for the trolley bus which you can pop on and off at stops on Stare Street. Plenty of variety of shops including Apple, Macy's and a Saks Store as well. Plenty of restaurants and bars too... More 

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Ventura, California
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75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So many great places to eat and unique shops we come here every month from Ventura and love it. We try someplace different to be every month and have yet to run out of options.

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Thank georgemaxson
Teton Village, Wyoming
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such variety all on one Street. Every style of restaurant and clothing store. So much to choose from and it can't be done in one day

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Thank Mary C
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose to cruise down state street and back to window shop and people watch from the car. Very unique shops, with people promenading the walkways.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

State Street has many charming squares and paseos....you could start at the wharf end or from the top at the Mission (blocks off State Street and worth the walk through the lovely neighborhood)....and then just leisurely stroll for a day or half a day. I am not a shopper, but love the architecture, the many smart restaurants and cafes, the... More 

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Thank Suzanne d
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly its unfortunate to see and saddened me but the fact of the matter is....it did dampen the experience. I felt a little intimidated and wont be returning to this area purely due to the homeless people.... The shops are a plenty and there are lots of options...visiting the shopping mall in the middle of State St is a must!

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Ontario, California
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95 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

State Street is a fun place to walk up and down checking out store, but most fun is just going into bars and restaurants and exploring different meals. So many places to eat.. you could spend months trying them all. This street jumps with activity, and they have a great farmers market on Tuesdays! Only down side is lots of... More 

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Ojai, California
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What could be more decadent than spending an entire day strolling up and down State Street and visit countless cute boutiques, stop for Cappuccino, have lunch? The answer is: Shop some more, stop for a glass of champagne in one of the quaint little restaurants & bars and drool over hot & trendy college students, only to indulge yourself afterwards... More 

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Bozeman, MT
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135 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A stroll up and down State Street in the main downtown area of Santa Barbara, exposes one to attractive theaters, churches, shopping, restaurants and even the Urban Wine Trail which is unique to SB. Something to see for everyone!

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