Avenue is one of the two main drags through Carpinteria.
Of course, it is the main road that leads to
the beach. It is home to a number of excellent restaurants, shopping
(especially antiques) and services.
Several of our top picks
are here - Cajun
Coffee Grinder, Robitailles,
and The Spot.
The Train Station
is here, as is the only B&B in town - Prufrocks.
It is also home to majestic palm trees that are almost 100
Linden hosts the
Christmas Parade of Lights, the Avocado Festival, the
Antique Car Show, and the 4th of July festivities.
has been renovated in recent years so it is charming and
easy to walk through. Several of the restaurants
have outdoor tables, cafe style.
Check out LindenAvenue.com,
a great website put together by the students of Main and
Canalino schools for the CyberFair.
Local secret #1 - the
best parking is just off Linden. There are parking
lots off of Juniper and 8th.
Take the 101 to the Linden Avenue Exit. Turn
right. Voila. You're there.
Take the Casitas Pass exit. At the top of the ramp turn
left. At the lights turn right and drive until you
reach the last set of lights.