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Carpinteria State Beach, Carpinteria

(4.2/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Popular for surfing and beachfront camping, Carpinteria State Beach remains a favorite vacation spot for families with kids. Clean and safe for inexperienced swimmers, the beach offers public showers, shady trees, and large grassy fields. The surrounding area features big tar pits, fascinating to watch from afar. After a day of bird watching, swimming surf fishing, and nature walking, check out the local restaurant scene. Carpinteria State Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Carpinteria Edition.
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  • We came from the northeast for a winter getaway. Weather was cool by California standards, 50s and 60s, lovely for a Mainer. We enjoyed strolling the beach, but also the shore path. I am a birder and ...  more »
  • During our tour of the West of America. The last days on a campsite on the beach resided. It is a nice quiet location. Located in a small place.
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  • A wonderful walk with extraordinary views. We began our adventure by walking from the beach end of Linden street in downtown Carpintera. Your walk takes you through camp grounds which border the Pacif...  more »