State Street Underpass, 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 Underpass. 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. Use our Santa Barbara trip itinerary planner to add State Street Underpass and other attractions to your Santa Barbara vacation plans.
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  • State street stinks (from the underpass to Victoria St - about 10 blocks). It became a big open-air urinal. Homeless everywhere. Not sure how visitors can handle the bad smell while eating outdoors... 
    State street stinks (from the underpass to Victoria St - about 10 blocks). It became a big open-air urinal. Homeless everywhere. Not sure how visitors can handle the bad smell while eating outdoors...  more »
  • We stayed at a Airbnb 3 blocks from State Street and we were so glad we did. They have blocked the street off to traffic and have turned it into a festive environment. Lots of great restaurants and....  more
    We stayed at a Airbnb 3 blocks from State Street and we were so glad we did. They have blocked the street off to traffic and have turned it into a festive environment. Lots of great restaurants and....  more »
  • Its a road that goes under the highway. It takes you from the wharf area to the main downtown area. That is it. 
    Its a road that goes under the highway. It takes you from the wharf area to the main downtown area. That is it.  more »

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