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It’s All About the Background for IG

Written By: Sarah Amaral Insta-Worthy Spots in OC

With millions of users daily, the competition to amp up your Insta-game is at an all-time high. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! From the most artistic backdrops in and throughout the area to architectural mastery, Orange County has some of the hottest spots imaginable for your next post. Make all your Insta-friends jealous by hitting up these six hottest Instagram spots in the OC.

 

Village at La Floresta


Break your Insta out of that cocoon it’s been living in and blossom it into this one-of-a-kind stellar @kelseymontagueart butterfly mural at Village at La Floresta. With vibrant colors and incredible artistry, a photo in front of this wall is sure to make people double-tap on that photo and give you all the likes you deserve.

3301 E Imperial Hwy
Brea, CA 92823

 

Castle Tower in Laguna Beach

Ever wish you could be the king or queen of the beach? Victoria Beach in Laguna is home to a castle tower called “La Tour” that stands proud on the side of the cliff overlooking the water. Snap a pic next to this 60-foot-tall tower and you’ll like you’re on a European vacation.

Victoria Beach
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

 

Balboa Island Ferry

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There’s nothing more Instagram-worthy than a vintage sign standing in front of the sparkling waters of the harbor. Make your way down to Balboa Island to the ferry for the perfect photo op with your bestie.

Agate Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92662
949.673.1070

Insta-Worthy Spots in OC

The Lab Anti-Mall

It’s a crying shame to have to only put one photo-op up for The Lab, because there is an Insta-worthy background around every corner here, literally. From the infamous Popbar where you can create your own dreamy ice cream bars, to the aesthetically-pleasing twinkling lights and vintage storefronts, your insta-senses will be overwhelmed with all the possibilities.

2930 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Giant Wheel at Irvine Spectrum Center

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Whether it’s at the fair, an amusement park or even at your local shopping center, ferris wheels are eye-catching and make for a great addition to your feed. Irvine Spectrum’s Giant Wheel is perfect for night time shots when it’s lit up or even during the day to show off your goodies from shopping.

Irvine Spectrum Center
101 Spectrum Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
949.783.5180

 

Ruby’s Diner on the Huntington Beach Pier

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Whether you grew up in Orange County or are just visiting for the weekend, Ruby’s Diner at the end of the iconic Huntington Beach Pier is a well known spot to take a photo. Whether you dine inside with a classic burger and shake or pose in front of the restaurant with the sea in the background, you’re sure to boost your Insta-likes.

Ruby’s Diner
1 Main St, Ste 1
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.969.7829

Insta-Worthy Spots in OC

Pacific City

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There’s no better place to catch a perfect ocean-esque photo than in the heart of Surf City, USA! Pacific City is a newer catch on the HB coast but it is swarming with possibilities to perfect your Insta-feed. From rad wall art to artistic decorations, no photo taken here is ever cliché.

21010 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

 

Crystal Cove Tunnel

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Crystal Cove is known for being one of the most beautiful beaches to hang at in Orange County. However, what most people don’t know is there seems to be just as much beauty below it, too. This tunnel has wall art strung across it for your every desire. Explore, frolic, galavant…it doesn’t matter! The picture is yours for the taking, embrace the creation as it unfolds.

Entrance located in the Lower Moro parking lot off of PCH

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