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Carpinteria Avenue is one of the two main drags through Carpinteria. It is the road in and out of town.

Although it isn't as hip as its cousin, Linden, all three stop lights in the city are on Carpinteria Avenue.    At least half of all the hotels in town are on Carpinteria Avenue, as are the library, the pool, city hall, the sheriff's office, the Thunderbowl, Tee Time Golf, and the post office.  

It also has the distinction of being the oldest street in town (a former stage coach route), the former location of the Old Coast Highway, and the first road in the county to have been paved.  Towards its western end (remember, we're on a southern facing coast) is Old Town Carpinteria.


Southbound.  Take the 101 to the Carpinteria Avenue exit.  Voila.

Northbound:  Take the Bailard Avenue exit. At the top of the ramp turn left.  At the stop sign turn right and there you are.