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Hendry's (Arroyo Burro) to Goleta Beach Directions

Hendry's Beach (Arroyo Burro) to Goleta Beach Directions

From the Mission, corner of Laguna and Los Olivos Street in Santa Barbara...

Get on US 101 going northbound by taking Laguna St. to Mission St. (toward the ocean).

Turn right on Mission St.

Follow Mission St. to the freeway and take US 101 north.

Exit at Highway 225, or Las Positas Rd. Turn left.

Go to the very end, about a mile. Turn right at the 3-way stop.

Arroyo Burro beach parking is on the left. It is often quite crowded, so smetimes it is best to not even attempt to park in the main horseshoe-shaped lot, but instead go immediately to the left at the entrance and park in the long lot that is further away. If it's a busy day, you might find yourself taking 15 minutes to get through that horseshoe lot because people will sit there and wait for spaces to open up and get in your way so you can't get past.

If you want to start at Goleta Beach instead, or do a car shuttle with cars here and cars there, use these directions to Goleta Beach.

The beach is by the restaurant, obviously.