Eclectic State Street and Downtown Santa Barbara
Spanish Garden Inn, the refreshing choice among downtown Santa Barbara hotels, is your gateway to all things State Street. Our quiet garden retreat rests a mere 3 blocks from the legendary shopping, dining and entertainment of the American Riviera.
State Street begins at the famous Stearns Wharf Dolphin Fountain. There you can catch the electric shuttle to travel up this busy downtown street. Stop along the way to visit the many areas of interest on this destination drive. Along the scenic avenue, you’ll discover unique fashion and specialty stores, local refreshment and culture.
Evening entertainment livens up State Street as the sun goes down. Music and dance clubs open their doors and happy hour seems to be on every corner. There are dining establishments of all kinds to choose from with dedicated chefs cooking fresh Santa Barbara ingredients.
Highlights of State Street and downtown include The Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Casa de la Guerra and El Presidio de Santa Barbara.