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State Street, Santa Barbara

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One of the favorite areas among over 11 km (7 mi) of shopping streets in Santa Barbara is the charming cobblestoned State Street. This tree-lined stretch of road features fashionable boutiques and specialty stores at La Arcadia, along with larger stores, restaurants, and bakeries. Window-shop with coffee in hand, meet friends for lunch, or step inside the numerous shops to indulge in some serious shopping. You'll also find plenty of historical sites and galleries to explore in the area, as it is in the heart of the city. Plan your visit to State Street and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santa Barbara travel itinerary maker.
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  • My mom enjoys Santa Barbara so I took both my mom & sister for their birthday retreat. Spent time eating, shopping, and strolling down the blvd. Enjoyed a late breakfast at Anderson's and visiting a f...  more »
  • Lots of shops and restaurants! It is very nice. Reminded me a lot of The Plaza in KC. It starts right of off the pier and stretches for several blocks. If you want to do some shopping here....this is ...  more »
  • Similar to other downtown shopping areas in upscale beach communities. There are independent shops and restaurants along with chain stores.  more »