The Most Instagrammable Destinations in Orlando, Florida

There's more to Orlando than its theme parks - it's also home to some incredibly stunning spots perfect for flaunting on your Instagram account. Whether you're an influencer, professional photographer, or model trying to build your portfolio, Orlando has picturesque spots for your photo ops.


If you're looking for ideas and suggestions, check out our list of the most Instagrammable destinations in Orlando, Florida.



1. Lake Nona Town

Lake Nona is one of the prettiest neighborhoods in Orlando, deserving of a spot on your Instagram account. Lying south of Orlando International Airport, about 23 miles of the downtown, it can make for an ideal base for your holiday in the city. It has many great hotels, guesthouses, villa rentals, shopping complexes, and other tourism amenities.


For a photo guaranteed to stand out, visit the Lake Nona Sculpture Garden, a 50,000-square-foot outdoor green space in the heart of Lake Nona. You can have your photos taken by the impressive sculptures, such as Arturo di Modica's Charging Bull. Stroll through the gorgeous garden to find many more fascinating art installations, colorful flowers, and rare plants. It's a fascinating place for art lovers, where you can admire and take photos of artwork from local and internationally recognized artists.


Boxi Park is another place worth checking out in Lake Nona Town. It's an outdoor venue with plenty of shops and restaurants built from repurposed shipping containers. The park has become a favourite hangout spot for visitors and locals, hosting various community events, live music, and entertainment. After taking as many photos as possible, indulge in delectable street food from one of the many food stalls.



2. Kissimmee

From world-famous theme parks to fascinating museums and impressive cultural attractions, Kissimmee has many Instagrammable destinations, making it an ideal place to visit on your holiday to Orlando. Aside from its many attractions, Kissimmee offers endless choices for shopping and dining, leaving you with a vacation you'll remember forever.


Given the numerous things to photograph in Kissimmee, it's worth spending a few days in the city. As one of the most visited places in Orlando, you'll have plenty of options for great accommodations. If you want to splurge and treat yourself to some luxury, Kissimmee offers some of the most luxurious villa rentals in Orlando, providing an exquisite blend of comfort and style.


You'll find the most Instagrammable spots of Kissimmee in the various theme parks in the area, especially in Walt Disney World Florida. Of course, there are many other photogenic places in Kissimmee other than its theme park. If you want to take photos of incredible wildlife, visit Gatorland, a nature-themed amusement park home to alligators and other reptiles.


To capture Florida's stunning natural scenery, visit the Shingle Creek Regional Park. It's a lush oasis in the middle of the city, designated as one of "America's Great Outdoors." The best time to take stunning photos at the park is early morning at sunrise or in the evening at sunset.



3. Orlando Beach

The beaches are some of the most Instagrammable places in Orlando, and many of these beaches are only a few miles away from the city. If your idea of a holiday involves taking photos under the Florida sunshine with the gorgeous coast in the background, you should visit Orlando beach.


One of the most photographed beaches in Orlando is Clearwater Beach, an immaculate white beach along the Gulf of Mexico. It has calm, crystal-clear waters, offering the perfect spot for swimming and trying water sports like jet skiing and parasailing. Located only two hours from downtown Orlando, Clearwater Beach is a must-visit.


For a photo session where no one bothers you, visit Canaveral National Seashore, a secluded beach only a short drive from Orlando. If you're lucky, you can even take photos of fascinating wildlife, such as sea turtles that come here to lay their eggs. After your photo op, take advantage of the crystal-clear waters to swim, snorkel, or enjoy water sports like kayaking and canoeing.


Located along the stunning Atlantic Coast, New Smyrna Beach is another lovely beach only an hour's drive from downtown Orlando. The 13-mile stretch of white sand means you'll have plenty of space to take great photos with the gorgeous Atlantic Coast in the background. If you're into surfing and want to get your photo taken while riding the waves, this beach is the perfect place.



4. Walt Disney World

If you want to sprinkle Disney magic in your Instagram, visit Walt Disney World Florida. As one of the world's most famous theme parks, Walt Disney World Florida has plenty of picturesque attractions guaranteed to stand out in your Instagram account. When planning your trip, consider going all-inclusive with your Disney trip, as it takes the hassles out of booking separate accommodations and activities.


Almost every corner of Walt Disney World is picture-worthy, but some spots stand out. Cinderella's Castle at Magic Kingdom is definitely spectacular. It's the highlight of every visit to Disney World and deserves a flex in your Instagram.


Another place in Disney World that looks incredibly stunning in photos is The World of Avatar in Animal Kingdom. You'll be in awe at the attention to detail, making you feel like you are in the film. Walk towards the floating mountains via the archway and have your photo taken. It looks as impressive in photos as it is in real life.



5. Universal Studios

The Universal Studios Orlando globe is one of Orlando's most-photographed spots. But beyond the globe, you'll find many other Instagram-worthy spots in Universal Studios that you can feature in your Instagram account.


Walking along the main street, you'll stumble upon a yellow taxi parked in front of the Beverly Hills Boulangerie. It's one of the park's iconic landmarks, so it's worth stopping by to have your photo taken.


A photo holding the butterbeer is popular among visitors, especially for fans of Harry Potter. Aside from the butterbeer, you'll find many other incredible spots in The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter that look great on your Instagram account.



About the Author:

Jennifer Anders is a freelance writer who has traveled extensively and enjoys exploring off-the-beaten-path locations around the world.

She loves hiking national parks, windsurfing, and photographing wildlife.

Aside from all those crazy activities, you'll also find her eating plenty of local street food. She is absolutely fearless when it comes to trying new things.