The Most Instagrammable Spots Around Miami

Written by Selena Singh-Russell

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Miami is known for its skyscrapers and fancy beach resorts. And although they’re amazing, there’s so much more to the city than just those two things. There are also gardens, art sculptures, architectural wonders and other attractions that are sure to impress you.

In combination, these all make Miami one of the most Instagrammable cities in the USA. So, if you always find yourself on the hunt for photo ops, keep reading for eight cool spots that are sure to make your Instagram feed as aesthetically pleasing as possible.

8th Magic Mountain

You may have heard of the Seven Magic Mountains, an installation that artist Rondinone recently put up near Las Vegas. Well, now there’s an 8th Magic Mountain in Miami. Located at Collins Park in front of the Bass Museum, it features five rocks painted in a Day-Glo rainbow of colors. The 41-foot-tall work allows for a great pop of colour to your Instagram feed.

Art Deco District

Buildings in the Art Deco style are usually characterized by bright colors or pastels, and embellished with porthole windows, geometric fountains and other unique features. Sounds like they’d make a perfect backdrop for your Insta pics, don’t they?

Miami’s Art Deco District is made up of 800+ buildings and structures built between 1923 and 1943. It’s located on Miami Beach between 5th Street and 23rd Street, along Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue.

Miami Design District

Designer stores make for popular Instagram pictures on their own, but Miami’s Design District takes these stores to another level.

There are lots of different spots to take great photos. For example, there’s a colorful display just outside the Fendi store. And at Dior, there is a pop-up cafe on the roof terrace to get designer coffee. It is located at NE 39th Street.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

A mansion and a garden in one spot? You’re bound to get all the likes on Instagram with this.

Vizcaya Museum is an Italian-style mansion that contains more than seventy rooms with distinctive interiors. Inside, you’ll find numerous antiques, art and furnishings. There are also beautiful gardens outside the mansion. It is located at 3251 S Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33129.

South Beach Lifeguard Stands

The Lifeguard stands on South Beach have been making their rounds on Instagram, especially during the summer. They are individually decorated and add a pop of color to the sand and to your Instagram feed! It is recommended to go early in the morning if you want a photo by yourself.

Crandon Park Gardens

With 900 acres, you can bet that Crandon Park has a lot for visitors to discover. The park is actually home to the ruins of an old zoo. Now, wildlife—such as peacocks and wild rabbits—is taking over the abandoned zoo. There are plenty of unused buildings and structures to use as the background in your Instagram photos. The gardens are also beautiful and filled with all kinds of flowers. Crandon Park Gardens is located at 6747 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL.

Oasis Wynwood

Oasis Wynwood is Miami’s newest hotspot for food, retail and nightlife. So, of course, it has Instagrammable spots. Many of the dining areas have attractive furniture and decor. But, the focal point is the Tower Bar, constructed from shipping containers and depicting a creative colorful mural by Spanish artist Antonyo Marest.

Oasis Wynwood is located at 2335 N Miami Ave., Miami FL, 33127.

The Kampong

Located in the Coconut Grove neighborhood, The Kampong is a nine-acre tropical botanical garden. It was once the horticultural experimentation site of Dr. David Fairchild, an American botanist.

The Kampong contains mangos, avocados, bananas and other exotic flora that Fairchild brought from around the world. It is open to visitors (by advance reservation only) Monday through Saturday.

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