Carpinteria HOME OF THE WORLD’S SAFEST BEACH

Carpinteria is the southernmost city in Santa Barbara County, serving as the gateway to the South Coast. It’s a small, coastal community with a long history of environmental activism. The city is 2.5 square miles and has a population of around 15,000. Known for its spectacular coastal bluffs, and foothills where thousands of acres of fresh flowers are grown, cut, packaged and shipped throughout the world. Its most famous export is avocados, which is also the star of a popular weekend festival held the first weekend in October. The Avocado Festival is a popular event that brings visitors from around the world to this beautiful little coastal community. The festival is attended by over 100,000 people each year and is the main source of income for hundreds of local non-profits.

Carpinteria is a jewel of the South Coast, rich in history, ripe with agriculture, and blessed with some of the most amazing natural beauty in California. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to a weekend getaway and experience the ambiance of one of California’s last, small coastal towns. You won’t regret it and will definitely return again and again.

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