|Santa Barbara > Community > Shopping > El Paseo|
812 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Historic El Paseo, California's first shopping center, was built in the 1920s and features a variety of unique gift shops, jewelry stores, galleries and restaurants nestled amid romantic gardens and Spanish courtyards. The main entrance can be found in the 800 block of State Street near De la Guerra Street. View the photo album of El Paseo.
Directions: Take the 101 freeway to Garden Street. Turn north towards the mountains. At the first stop light, turn left to go to the downtown area. Turn right on Santa Barbara St. Go up Santa Barbara St. a few blocks until you reach Figuroa St. Take a left on Figuroa St. Go a block and a half along Figuroa St. and turn right into the Figuroa St. parking garage. State Street is a few yards to the west of this parking garage. The west end of El Paseo is now just a block down State St.