Inspiration Point: The Perfect Santa Barbara Day Hike

For a moderate hike with sensational views, consider a jaunt up to Inspiration Point while you’re in Santa Barbara. This classic outdoor destination offers hikers views of the city and sights out over the Pacific. The trek is about 3.5 miles round trip with an elevation gain of approximately 800 feet. Give yourself about 90 minutes to two hours to make the full trip and definitely don’t forget the camera. The picturesque landscape is one you'll want to absolutely add to your hiking scrapbook.