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For such as small town, Carpinteria certainly has enough to keep a person busy.  Since it's located about half way between Ventura and Santa Barbara and has historically been isolated from easy access to other towns, it's had to become self-sufficient in the entertainment arena.

You can swim, surf, roller blade, skateboard, dance, ride bikes or work out at the gym.  Almost any Sunday afternoon you can find a game of soccer or a family picnic at one of the many parks.  You can catch a movie or play, shop along Linden, eat or walk the pathways of the estuary.

Basically, boredom isn't a complaint Carpinteria locals voice often!

Beaches  The superlatives come easy to Carpinteria beaches!  
Surfing  The Rincon is known world-wide for its consistent performance.  See why.
Parks A commitment to keeping the city beautiful allows for plenty of pleasing green!
Skate Park Carp has always been a town for the young and active.  The Skate Park is proof.
Tee Time Driving Range Although there are no golf courses, keep your game in top form here.
City Pool Swimming in this town starts young.  The pool offers swimming lessons, lap swim, swim team and water aerobics. 
The Farmers Market  This is a perfect place to check out locally grown produce and flowers. There are also booths offering unique wares. 
Movies  There's only one movie theater in town, but fortunately it shows movies at a discount from Santa Barbara theaters.
Polo  The Santa Barbara Polo and Racquetball Club makes it home in Carpinteria.  The unique sport has generated quite a local following.