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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. Arrange your visit to State Street and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santa Barbara using our Santa Barbara trip itinerary planner .
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  • State Street comes alive Tuesday evenings. We walked from the wharf along state street. there were many bars, restaurants and shops open on a balmy evening. There is a farmers market that runs about 3...  more »
  • Tons of restaurants, tons of shopping, very touristy. A bit more expensive here than elsewhere, but c'mon, you're probably on vacation. You have to walk the streets and duck into a store or two. Have ...  more »
  • Used to be fun to cruise in a car back in the 90's. Now I stick to enjoying the street on foot. Plenty of unique shops and eateries to keep you busy. The architecture is beautiful, especially with all...  more »
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