Safe walking by yourself. Lota of restaurants, and shops. Trolley if you are tires of walking. Lots to see.
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My wife loved it there, as I have visited many times. Great stuff to see, nice hotels, good food and a relaxed atmosphere.
A wonder place to stroll around during the day for all kind of shopping, eating and wine tasting, it turns around at 10PM to a rather hectic night/bar scene. I was surprised how many homeless people that show up at dusk, some a little obnoxious.
If something is going on in Santa Barbara then State Street is a likely location for it. It’s long a fun to drive as you’ll find trendy shopping areas, restaurants, bars and stores.
From all the restaurants or the market fair never disappointed, plenty of shopping if that is your thing but plenty of people walking around all the time.
You are immediately struck by the number of shuttered stores on this street...and even more on Chapala street. It's almost a wave of commercial depression highlighted by homeless in every nook and cranny. In our 3 days here over Thanksgiving we failed to see one...More
State Street is the Main Street running from the beach up through downtown and north toward Goleta (when you look out at the ocean from the beach in the center of Santa Barbara, you’re actually looking south, not west as many assume). Having previously lived...More
This is the Main Street of downtown Santa Barbara. Good long walk with restaurants, shopping, historical buildings etc
Presumably everyone in the world has heard of Santa Barbara. The truth is, of course, that this ocean-side city is much the same as many Californian towns. It is way richer than most of course. And because of that it can save and look after...More
We got lucky! Farmers market was going when we visited. 2 blocks of fresh vendors. Selling honey lots of it....., flowers, fruits, vegetables, candles, pistachios, The strawberries were so good. Omg! Its kinda crowded. We parked at Hotel Californian and walked u der the bridge...More