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Sports & Outdoors in Santa Barbara

REI

If you forgot your tent or rock-climbing carabiners at home, the West Coast's most popular independent coop outdoor retailer is the place to pick up outdoor recreation gear, active clothing, sport shoes and topograp…
Mall in Santa Barbara

La Arcada

Filled with specialty boutiques, restaurants and whimsical art galleries, this historic red-tile-roofed passageway was designed by Myron Hunt (builder of Pasadena’s Rose Bowl) in the 1920s. Savor handmade French can…
Market in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Public Market

Noodles, cupcakes, ice cream and Mexican magic from Corazon Cocina are just some of the tempting food options available at this central market, handy for a break from the sightseeing or for takeout picnic provisions…
Chocolate in Santa Barbara

Chocolate Maya

Personally sourced, fair-trade cacao from around the world means the chocolates on offer here not only taste good but make you feel good about yourself for buying them too. Truffles are a specialty and ingredients a…
Clothing in Santa Barbara

Diani

Carries high-fashion, Euro-inspired designs, with a touch of funky California soul thrown in for good measure. Think Humanoid dresses, Rag & Bone skinny jeans and Stella McCartney sunglasses. A few doors down, D…
Sports & Outdoors in Santa Barbara

Channel Islands Surfboards

Are you ready to take home a handcrafted, Southern California–born surfboard? Down in the Funk Zone, this surf shack is the place for innovative pro-worthy board designs, as well as surfer threads and beanie hats.
Market in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Farmers Market

Stock up on fresh fruits and veggies, cheese, nuts and honey at the Tuesday Santa Barbara Farmers Market, which also happens again on Saturday morning at the corner of Santa Barbara and Cota Sts.
Shoes in Santa Barbara

CRSVR Sneaker Boutique

Check out this sneaker boutique run by DJs, not just for limited-editions Nikes and other athletic-shoe brands, but also T-shirts, jackets, hats and more urban styles for men.
Mall in Santa Barbara

Paseo Nuevo

This busy open-air mall is anchored by Macy’s and Nordstrom department stores and offers all the usual clothing, accessories and beauty chains you could want, plus a few dining options.
Mall in Santa Barbara

El Paseo

A smattering of locally owned boutiques surround a tiny, flower-festooned courtyard, constructed in Spanish Colonial style in the 1920s. It appeared in the romantic comedy It’s Complicated.