It’s no surprise that Miami’s sun-kissed skies and glimmering turquoise beaches are picture perfect. The tropical haven is an absolute paradise, and when it comes to Instagram—it’s a magnet for “likes.” So bring your camera and strike a pose because these are the best spots for a photo op.
The graffiti murals that make up the art district offer a plethora of background options to capture the perfect shot. From colorful to monochrome, from cartoons to fun sayings along the sidewalks, locals and tourists alike have come to Wynwood just for the ‘gram.
It may come as a surprise that in the ultra-modern cosmopolitan city there lies a 1920s colonial villa with French-style gardens and a mosaic pool—but yes, it exists. Vizcaya has been the ultimate spot for quinceañera and wedding pictures due to its scenic views of Biscayne Bay and opulent interiors.
Who doesn’t like good latte art? This new coffee shop tucked in the Miami Design District is a crowd-pleaser. Avocado toasts, cute coffee cups and a Nordic-style interior means you’ll be coming here for the aesthetics and the food.
Another cutie on the scene is Crema, but you’ll have to drive all the way to the suburbs of Coral Gables for it. Anything for the ‘gram, eh? The café is perched in a pink building with an outdoor terrace boasting a row of perfectly round white tables and Parisian rattan chairs. Croissants and coffee make the cut.
If money’s not an issue, book a night at the Versace Mansion (The Villa Casa Casuarina). The property may have a gloomy past (Gianni Versace was murdered on the front steps of his former home), but it sure is swoon-worthy. Designed with all the glamour of an Italian villa, the courtyards and lavish pool will make you look like a million bucks.
Head to the Broken Shaker if a laid-back bohemian hangout is more up your alley. The intimate patio feels like a tropical oasis decked in palm trees, greenery and wicker chairs for sitting and sipping on a fruity handcrafted cocktail.
The Setai, Miami Beach boasts a pretty spectacular interior, and then there’s the pool. Need we say more?
The trendy lounge atop the EAST, Miami hotel is a magnet for bloggers. Why? Stunning wrap-around views of the Miami skyline.
Beckoning the eye with its hanging columns wrapped in greenery and a breathtaking view of Biscayne Bay, PAMM is worth a visit any day. Tip: Admission is free during the first Thursday and second Saturday of each month.
There are a handful of photo ops within the Miami Design District. The open-air shopping center features a glass globe at its Palm Court, a refurbished Post Office building, and Konstantin Grcic’s Netscape—an outdoor art installation composed of a 24-seat web of hanging chairs.
Pretty in pink (and blue), Elle Taco in Dadeland Mall is an adorable addition to the otherwise #basic mall in Kendall. From their packaged boxes to their tacos, it’s a feast for the eyes.
Fuel a little vacation-envy with a selfie in Miami Beach. The colorful scenery should give you a follower boost—and that’s partly the point of the trip in the first place.