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CarpinteriaUnited States of America

Escape to Carpinteria! Enjoy its beaches, sunsets, and surfing.

Discover the seaside area of Carpinteria—beaches, restaurants, and top sights from Carpinteria State Beach to Los Padres National Forest.

Top Hotels in Carpinteria

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
3.5 out of 5
4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
The price is $110 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Situated in Carpinteria, this golf hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tomol Interpretive Play Area and Carpinteria State Beach. Los Padres National Forest is ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,152 reviews)

"Great spot! Located right off the freeway so some car noise. Walking distance to the beach and cute shops and restaurants!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria
2.5 out of 5
5606 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
The price is $129 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 21

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Tar Pits Park, Carpinteria State Beach, and Los Padres National Forest. Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary ...

4.3/5Excellent! (965 reviews)

"It took a while to get the keys to the room due to cleaning but glad they are taking extra time to clean with all this COVID."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria
Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South
Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South
2 out of 5
5550 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $64 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Situated by the ocean, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Tomol Interpretive Play Area and within 3 mi (5 km) of Carpinteria State Beach and Los Padres National ...

3.7/5Good! (972 reviews)

"I’ve enjoyed staying here the past but the pool is still Closed"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Motel 6 Carpinteria, CA - Santa Barbara - South

Popular places to visit in Carpinteria

Carpinteria State Beach
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Carpinteria State Beach

4.5/5(399 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Carpinteria State Beach, a popular beach in Carpinteria. Check out the shops and top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area.

Rincon Beach Park
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Rincon Beach Park

5/5(1 review)

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Rincon Beach Park during your travels in Carpinteria? Check out the shops and top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area.

University of California-Santa Barbara
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University of California-Santa Barbara

4.5/5(586 reviews)

Take a campus tour or just explore the area around University of California-Santa Barbara, a top university in Santa Barbara. Amble around the area's beautiful beaches or seek out the biking trails.

Ventura Harbor
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Ventura Harbor

4.5/5(803 reviews)

Appreciate delicious seafood, sandy beaches, whale watching and charming friendliness in this waterfront area with access to Channel Islands National Park.

Santa Barbara Zoo
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Santa Barbara Zoo

4.5/5(307 reviews)

Why not visit the animals who live at Santa Barbara Zoo and see why this is a popular attraction in Santa Barbara? Wander the beautiful beaches and seaside in the area.

Stearns Wharf
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Stearns Wharf

4.5/5(924 reviews)

Explore the waterfront of Stearns Wharf and enjoy other activities such as biking in Santa Barbara. Wander the area's beautiful beaches or simply enjoy one of its top-notch restaurants.

Top things to do in Carpinteria

Tastings at 400+ West Coast Wineries (Priority Wine Pass)
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Tastings at 400+ West Coast Wineries (Priority Wine Pass)

$40
Per adult
Kayaking Santa Barbara's Waterfront
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Kayaking Santa Barbara's Waterfront

$55
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Santa Barbara Wine and Cupcake Tour
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Santa Barbara Wine and Cupcake Tour

$159
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food & Photography Tour
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Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food & Photography Tour

$109
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Yoga Classes
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Yoga Classes

$17
Per adult
Join-In Social Wine Tour w/Lunch from Solvang or Santa Ynez.
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Join-In Social Wine Tour w/Lunch from Solvang or Santa Ynez.

$129
Per adult

Reviews of Carpinteria

4.4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
121
5 - Excellent 48.4%
4 - Good
104
4 - Good 41.6%
3 - Okay
21
3 - Okay 8.4%
2 - Disappointing
1
2 - Disappointing 0.4%
1 - Terrible
3
1 - Terrible 1.2%

5/5 - Excellent

Gigi

Feb 29, 2020

Love Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, and all surrounding areas. I was born in Santa Barbara, so I’m a little partial!

4/5 - Good

Nic

Feb 19, 2020

We were in the area for Women’s college lacrosse games at the Santa Barbara Shootout. We didn’t see/do much else.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 30, 2020

Nice town. Lots of food options, but most are on the pricey side.

4/5 - Good

CMS

Jan 28, 2020

We were traveling on a business trip and spent the night in Carpintera . We highly recommend Super-Rica a very authentic Mexican restaurant. A Local’s favorite. Located on Milpas.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 21, 2020

Great locale for sun, sand & fun!!!

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jan 6, 2020

Carpinteria has numerous cannabis farms. Not all follow the regulations regarding containing the odors. Plan accordingly.

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