Inspiration Point

Type: Active, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, Great Views, Public Spaces, Romantic, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here

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Work up a sweat and see the best view in town for free! One of the most popular hiking destinations in the Santa Barbara area, Inspiration Point offers a scenic panorama of Santa Barbara, the Pacific...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Don't forget your camera! You're going to want to snap at least one picture from the top of this scenic trail."
  • Sightseeing, Outdoor Activities: "Don't forget your camera! You're going to want to snap a picture (or a dozen) along this scenic trail."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Inspiration Point is one of the best (and most photographed) hikes in Santa Barbara.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: This is one of the best hikes in Santa Barbara. It's a moderate trek on an easy-to-navigate trail.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: For one of the best views in Santa Barbara, lace up your shoes and hit this hiking trail.

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