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Brewery
Island Brewing Company , Carpinteria
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Craft brewing is one part art, one part science, one part labor of love, many parts sweat, toil, worry and above all the over reaching belief
Beach
Carpinteria State Beach , Carpinteria
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Popular for surfing and beachfront camping, Carpinteria State Beach remains a favorite vacation spot for families with kids. Clean and safe f
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Wildlife Area
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Duration: 5 to 7 hours
Recommended: Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together!Welcome to the GPS-enabled driving tour of California’s famous Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway! This self-guided audio tour stretches between San Francisco and Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world! This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Highway 1 with maximum flexibility and value.Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. Start at the first stop and follow the instructions! Stick to our route for the best experience.This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules before your visit.No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!
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Beach
Tar Pits Park , Carpinteria
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The Carpinteria Tar Pits are a series of natural asphalt lakes situated in the southern part of Santa Barbara County in southern California.T
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Specialty Museum
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The Carpinteria Valley Museum of History is a museum located in Carpinteria, California. It is operated by the non-profit Carpinteria Valley

Carpinteria

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Breweries
Carpinteria is a small oceanside city located in southeastern Santa Barbara County, California, east of Santa Barbara and northwest of Ventura. The population was 13,040 at the 2010 census.Carpinteria Beach is known for its gentle slope and calm waves in selected sandy areas but also good surfing swells in some of the more rocky areas. Seals and sea lions can be seen in the area December through May at the rookery in the nearby Carpinteria Bluffs, as well as an occasional gray whale. Tidepools contain starfish, sea anemones, crabs, snails, octopuses and sea urchins. A marathon-length round trip north of the rookery along the beach to Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara is possible, though passable only during low tide. A popular campground is located adjacent to the beach. There is bird watching at Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve, established in 1977 and administered by the Natural Reserve System of the University of California. The Waldholme Torrey Pine, largest known Torrey pine tree on earth, is located in downtown Carpinteria. Add Carpinteria and other destinations in United States to your travel plans using our United States travel route builder app.

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