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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)
“homeless people” (94 reviews)
“chain stores” (57 reviews)
State Street, Highway 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
+1 805-962-1311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Safe walking by yourself. Lota of restaurants, and shops. Trolley if you are tires of walking. Lots to see.

Thank Tera B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife loved it there, as I have visited many times. Great stuff to see, nice hotels, good food and a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank BigdogAZ2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank TXOlsson
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank David B L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Larrossi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Kathi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the Main Street of downtown Santa Barbara. Good long walk with restaurants, shopping, historical buildings etc

Thank pampanu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank 367john
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Hot-Tati
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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
Barbara C
2 March 2017|
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Response from 464mathildel | Reviewed this property |
25 or 50 cent, not sure
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7 February 2017|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
I think that's a great idea and it lets you off right where you want to be in SB! Call or email Amtrak for schedule. From Union Station the ride is 2 hours.