Carpinteria is a small oceanside city in Santa Barbara County.


Located only a few miles south of Santa Barbara, this city of about 13,000 is most known for its large sandy beach and state park.

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Seals and sea lions have a rookery at the Carpinteria Bluffs and can be seen from December through May. There are also tide pools in the area that contain anemones, sea urchins, crabs, starfish, snails, fish and octopus.


Visit the beautiful beach. Visit the State park and go shopping in the various antique stores through the town. Ride along the Seaside Shuttle to visit historical sights throughout the city.


A few of the places to eat in Carpinteria are The Spot and Señor Frogs. The Spot offers a medium price food selection from burgers to fries to tacos.


Go next

Routes through Carpinteria

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