Looking for ways to highlight Salt Lake City on your Instagram feed? The best way to do that is to hit up its most picturesque places!
We have a list of 10 places to take pictures in Salt Lake City whether you’re a local or a tourist. They're even great whether you’re visiting during the day or night.
1. Temple Square
It’s one of the most well-known attractions in the city. It’s no surprise it’s also one of the coolest places to take some Instagram photos. No trip to Salt Lake is complete if you don’t have at least one shot from Temple Square.
2. The City Library
The beautiful interiors of the City Library makes it a popular Instagram spot whether you’re all about that architecture aesthetic or simply just want something big and awe-striking to post.
3. The Gateway Mall
There are lots of reasons that make a spot Instagram-worthy, but top of that list is street art or murals. The Gateway Mall has no shortage of urban art. Don’t miss taking photos of the ‘Salt Lake City is for lovers’ sign.
4. Great Salt Lake
Talk about picturesque! The Great Salt Lake is beautiful, especially if you’re visiting around sunset. If you’re looking for a place to have a Golden Hour photoshoot, this is the spot.
5. Blue Copper Coffee
A lot of coffee shops make their establishments Instagram-worthy, and this place is a popular one for locals and tourists alike. The awesome wall art outside is always backdrop of Instagram posts, and the coffee isn’t bad, either!
6. Bonneville Shoreline Trail
Sweeping views of nature and the city? That’s recipe for a lot of likes! The Bonneville Shoreline Trail gives you stunning views of nature that overlooks the city.
7. Mrs. Backers Pastries
This establishment offers sweets, and it looks sweet from the inside and out. The pink interiors and exteriors, as well as the large sign that says ‘Mrs. Backers Pastries’ will give your photo that authentic retro vibe.
8. Big Cottonwood Canyon
If you want to go off the radar and take breathtaking photos to boot, Big Cottonwood Canyon is one stop you shouldn’t skip. It’s so vast that you’ll be able to get different landscape views every few meters.
9. Capitol Hill
The monumental Capitol Hill building is Instagram-worthy itself. When you’re done taking pics of the building from all angles, you can head over to Memory Grove for a nice stroll and even more great pics.
10. Salt Flats
The Salt Flats are such unique natural wonders, they should be part of your bucket list. The gorgeous and vast landscape will encourage you to try out your landscape and travel photography skills.
There are lots more places around Salt Lake that’s worth photographing and uploading to your feed. Explore on your own, take lots of pictures-- you might just stumble upon unexpected gems.