Instagram guide to Los Angeles
Welcome to Los Angeles – the city of angels, film and television, and #NoFilter. Host to some of the world’s most iconic films and most photographed landmarks, tourists are in for an exciting round of photo opportunities down the streets of La La Land. So wipe out your camera rolls and check out these popular photo spots around town!
To assist you in your photo hopping extravaganza, you might want to book yourself a USA WiFi Device to navigate your next photo spot with ease and upload your LA #NoFilter photos up on social media in a matter of seconds.
1. Hollywood Sign
You can’t say you’ve gone to Los Angeles without snapping a photo by the Hollywood sign, right? Fortunately for you, Klook knows the route to the best Hollywood Sign photo spot in town and you can access it through a scenic hike!
Address: 3160 Canyon Lake Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA
2. Urban Lights by LACMA
Brighten up your Instagram feed with a couple OOTD shots at Urban Lights by LACMA. We’re sure you’ve already seen a million photos of this LACMA installation on your feed, so strike a pose by one of the 202 lamps and channel your inner influencer! You can access the LACMA at ease by hopping on the Los Angeles Sightseeing Bus Tour.
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday – 11AM to 5PM, Friday – 11AM to 8PM, Saturday to Sunday – 11AM to 7PM, Wednesday – CLOSED
3. Santa Monica Pier
A theme park by the beach? What more can you ask for! The Santa Monica Pier is one of LA’s most iconic landmarks, and fortunately for you Instagram fiends, every corner is totally instagrammable. So after you’ve enjoyed the rides at Pacific Park, be sure to snap a couple photos to conclude your visit.
Address: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours
4. Venice Beach
Photo Credits (Top): @shuutravels on Instagram
Rainbow colored lifeguard towers, iconic marquee signs, and IG-worthy murals, it’s safe to say that Venice Beach in Los Angeles is one big Instagram trap – and we’re not complaining! Take your time discovering this idyllic LA neighbourhood and you’ll discover even more photogenic spots in the area. Alternatively, you can check out Klook’s Half-Day Tour of Los Angeles and get a rundown of Venice Beach’s hidden gems.
Address: Venice Beach, Venice, California, 90291
5. Colette Miller Wings
LA is dotted with eye-catching murals, but these angel wings by mural artist Colette Miller is one of the most photographed ones in the city. These LA murals are part of the artists’ GlobalAngelWings Project, and if you visit other cities in the US – you might come across another set during your stroll, too! This specific mural looks best photographed with a friend, so if you’ve got a photo buddy hanging around, be sure to have them pose alongside you.
Address: 453 Colyton St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
6. Pink Wall at Paul Smith
Can anything get more millennial than a giant pink wall? Probably not. It may not seem special, but the lines for photo ops by this backdrop are crazy long – so best to visit in the morning to avoid getting in anyone’s shot.
Address: 453 Colyton St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
7. Made in LA Wall
We’re sure you’ve noticed a pattern by now – LA loves its street art, and this Made in LA mural is not one to miss. This is located in Melrose Avenue as well, so right after your photoshoot session, you should definitely do a bit of exploring! As a famous (and rather expensive) LA hotspot, Melrose Avenue is home to many classic LA cafes and restaurants – and you just might spot a Kardashian or two roaming around the premises!
Address: 8221 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA
8. Disneyland LA
All smiles at the happiest place on earth! Although we can agree a great smile is totally what makes any photo perfect, we have to admit that every Disney park, especially Disneyland California, did an awesome job in making every corner of the park photo-friendly! Our favorite photo spots are by the Sleeping Beauty Castle and across the California Screamin’ roller coaster. So what are you waiting for? Put on those Minnie Mouse ears on and strike a pose!
Here’s the best part: Klook is giving everyone the chance to live out their Disneyland California dreams at a much lower rate! Book your Disneyland California tickets on Klook and be one step closer to living out your Disney dream.
Address: Disneyland Park, 1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
Opening Hours: 10AM to 9PM, everyday
9. Griffith Observatory
Many first-time visitors probably won’t know how great of a photo spot the Griffith Observatory is until they’ve had the full tour. Beautiful during the day, or at night, this top LA hotspot definitely deserves a spot on your photo hopping journey. For all the movie lovers out there, you might recognize this landmark from several of your favorite films – La La Land included.
Address: 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday – 12AM to 10PM; Saturday and Sunday – 10AM to 10PM; Monday – CLOSED
10. OUE Skyspace Los Angeles
Photo Credit: @shuutravels on Instagram
Brave your fear of heights for an epic photoshoot at OUE Skyspace Los Angeles! Slide down a glass side (yes, we are not kidding) overlooking the most stunning Los Angeles skyline, or head up the observation deck for a photo op with yet another Colette Miller Angel Wings mural – this time from high up above, which gives off a pretty cool photo illusion. Purchase your OUE Skyspace Los Angeles admission tickets on Klook and face your fears at a much friendlier price.
Address: 633 W 5th St #840, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
Opening Hours: 10AM to 10PM, everyday
11. Alfred Tea Room
Discover your perfect cup of tea at Alfred Tea Room in Melrose Avenue! Serving all kinds of matcha beverages, milk tea, and not to mention – every Instagram lover’s pink cafe backdrop, this LA hotspot is sure to deliver both a mouthwatering and IG-worthy experience for all its visitors. And that’s the tea!
Address: 705 N Alfred St, Los Angeles, CA 90069, USA
Opening Hours: 8AM to 7PM, everyday
12. The Last Bookstore LA
Bookworm or not, the Last Bookstore LA is about to become your new favorite LA spot. Our fellow book lovers can go and hole up in a corner with a good book, while the rest can snap a pose by the bookstores’ photo-friendly spots – which we must admit, look really great in photos! It’s definitely not you typical bookstore, which is the very reason why we love it!
Address: 453 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday – 10AM to 10PM; Friday to Sunday – 10 AM to 11PM