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Natural beauty, history and unique shopping opportunities form the foundation for a day of adventure in Carpinteria.

Nestled between mountains and coast, blessed with  an ideal climate and an abundance of natural beauty make any day a good day to linger here.

Carpinteria Valley Museum of History - well done and a must-see for kids.
Carpinteria Avenue - the main thoroughfare in town and a treasure trove of history.
Linden Avenue - home to shops, restaurants and quaint cafes.
The Salt Marsh Nature Park - one of the most important wetlands in Southern California and a must-see for birders.
Sandyland - a neighborhood with panache and one of the best views anywhere.
Santa Claus Lane - an eclectic mixture of styles, shops and tastes - not to mention an enormous Santa.
Surf Dog - rain or shine, Carpinteria's own hot dog vendor with a twist.
The Tar Pits - rich in history, nature and beauty, this park offers a look into the history of Carpinteria.
 
The Bluffs - one of the true natural treasures of this community, the Bluffs offer a glimpse into what the first settlers experienced when they came to Carpinteria.
The Seal Rookery - one of only four seal rookeries in Southern California, bluff-side views make for a unique experience.

 

Rincon Point - combine the park, the nationally recognized surf conditions and a great beach and you have one of Carp's true destination points.