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The 24 best Instagram spots in L.A.

Need fodder for your feed? Look no further than these, the best Instagram spots in L.A.

El Matador State Beach
Photograph: Courtesy @mai_perspective
By Michael Juliano and Time Out contributors |
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Before you lap up that ice cream cone, start sipping that cup of coffee or wrap up that hike, you of course need to take a photo for Instagram. We’re only half-joking; sure, you should primarily do something because it brings you joy, but if documenting it brings in a few extra likes, well, who are we to argue. So get snapping, Angelenos, with these accounts to follow and standout spots ripe for Instagram.

#NATURE

 

The Bridge to Nowhere

Psst: You’ll want a sturdy pair of shoes and a dry pair of socks to navigate the river crossings during this 10-mile round-trip hike to behold a lonesome bridge north of Azusa.

Sandstone Peak

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Palm Trees

A post shared by Genie Patra (@gallivantingbean) on

El Matador State Beach

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Chinese Garden at the Huntington Library

A post shared by C.J. Sanchez (@ceazetm) on

 

#EATS

 

Latte art at Carrera Cafe

Psst: Forget hearts and leaves: This Melrose café can print any photo or pattern onto latte foam via the Coffee Ripples app and heat up your social media feed.

Double-Double at In-N-Out Burger

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Fresh produce at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market

Sorrel pesto rice bowl at Sqirl

Coconut acai bowl from Amazebowls

 

#CITY

 

Micheltorena Stairs

Psst: Artist Corinne Carrey gave a little love to L.A. with her heart-shaped oral arrangements along the 101 freeway, as well as on this chromatically painted public staircase in Silver Lake.

L.A. from above

Interior of the Bradbury Building

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“Urban Light” at LACMA

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#SIGNS

 

Santa Monica Pier entrance

A post shared by Randy Disanayaka (@the_one_ran) on

PsstThis is the most photogenic end of Route 66 (#sorrynotsorry, Chicago).

Diver on top of the Museum of Neon Art

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Neon signs at Grand Central Market

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The old United Artists Theatre marquee

“But First, Coffee” sign at Alfred Coffee Silverlake

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#HUMBLEBRAG

 

A box seat at the Hollywood Bowl

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Psst: Can’t score a prime seat? L.A.’s most beautiful amphitheater doubles as a public park when there’s no show going on.

“Infinity Mirrored Room” at the Broad

The tiled floor at République

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Club 33 at Disneyland

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Fried chicken sandwich at Howlin’ Ray’s

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