Quick getaway to Carpinteria
9 Images

Weekend escape to Carpinteria

Quick getaway to Carpinteria

Seaside Gardens in Carpinteria features a three-acre botanical garden filled with Asian, Australian, South African and Mediterranean plants.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

Carpinteria calls itself the “home of the world’s safest beach.”

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

Hamburger stand The Spot has been serving hungry beachgoers for over 50 years.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

The Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn features a plant-filled courtyard.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

The classic beach burger, with fries and rings served up at The Spot.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

Breakfast at Crushcakes & Cafe in Carpinteria includes the Salsa Scramble.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

The South African garden at Carpinteria’s Seaside Gardens displays colorful, drought-tolerant plants.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

The massive greenhouse at Island View Nursery is filled with flowers of all kinds.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
Quick getaway to Carpinteria

Carpinteria is easily reachable by Amtrak.

 (Marc Stirdivant)
1/9