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State Street

State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Seven straight miles of shops.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great shopping” (70 reviews)
“chain stores” (57 reviews)
“lots of shops” (61 reviews)
State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

walked along this lovely street but was constantly bothered by beggars some of who were abusive to us this is in marked contrast to my last visit three years ago the city council needs to take urgent action to clean up this once lovely and...More

2  Thank skylane72
Reviewed 1 week ago

State street is full of small, cute restaurants and stores. We had a great time at the movies and outdoor stores. We also visited a board game store and ended up buying some of our favorite games! Could easily spend more time around here. Some...More

Thank TimmyKhan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has changed a lot since I was here a few years ago, many stores out of business, namely the seafood restaurant across street from pier. Lots of vacant storefronts on State Street. We enjoyed the pier.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

State Street is a “don’t miss” Santa Barbara location. The shops and dining choices are endless. Of course, don’t miss having coffee at Peet’s. You can find national brand stores as well as charming local establishments. I liked the sock store where I could purchase...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Santa Barbara, plan a half day stroll or longer here...see/be seen, everything from extremely high end shops to souvenir places and local convinces, food from fast to every type of high end cuisine. Visit here

Thank robgriffith5365
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to stroll window shopping or not, people watching, stopping for a meal of ice cream. Santa Barbara is the perfect city to enjoy sauntering up and down State St

Thank TravelnLinda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

State Street remains the heart of Santa Barbara but it has lost some of its shine over the last couple of years. Too many empty shops, and a sad increase in the numbers of homeless folk, mean that whilst it's still a lovely place to...More

Thank NBLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see on State Street! It's one of the main streets full of shops, restaurants and interesting buildings. We walked portions of it and biked pretty much the length of it. Wear comfortable shoes if you visit and plan on spending...More

Thank seetheworld2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

State street is run down with lots of empty shops. Lots of homeless people every block. There are lots of cheap low rent shops and restauarants. This town is very expensive to live in but can’t sustain any culture in their downtown area. It has...More

Thank Romeo909
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When traveling with teens, getting the whole family to agree on what to do and where to go can sometimes be a challenge. The whole family enjoyed hanging out on State Street. - Very clean - Lots of great shops and restaurants-- some familiar, some...More

Thank jlormeau
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Response from Roxanne M | Reviewed this property |
My daughter goes to UCSB and they cancelled finals till after the new year _encourage all students to go home about 2 weeks ago, they were wearing face masks at that time and had lits of soot on their cars. But, I belive... More
12 March 2017|
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Response from Lucy M | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm I would say yes if you are up for a good hike I am not certain where that ship would come in better to check with the ship line when you arrive
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2 March 2017|
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Response from 464mathildel | Reviewed this property |
25 or 50 cent, not sure
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