Summer is a great time to go exploring. The sun is out, the weather is great, colors are very bright-- it’s the perfect time to make memories and take awesome pictures!
There are so many places to check out, but if you’re looking for a destination that will give you good Instagram pics, we’ve got you covered.
Here are some of the best places to travel in the summer, and even photo spots you shouldn’t miss:
1. Berlin, Germany
Packed with culture, art, architecture, history-- this city has it all! Not only are there great spots to take endless photos, you won’t run out of things to do. Rent a bike to see the sights and get a good workout, too! Take pics at East Side Gallery (Berlin Wall) to get a bit of history and awesome murals for the ‘gram.
2. Siem Reap, Cambodia
You’ve got lush greens, and cool Asian temples-- Cambodia is the summer adventure you’re looking for. Make sure you document your time in Angkor Wat’s iconic and unique temples.
3. Cairo, Egypt
If you’re really looking for an adventure that’s perfect for Instagram, checking out Egypt’s great pyramids and other architecture is the way to go.
4. The Grand Canyon, Arizona
Whether you’re into geology or just want to photo something iconic, you can’t go wrong with a quick trip to the Grand Canyon. There’s more to it than taking pics at the lookout posts, too. You can book guided tours and learn about its history.
5. Los Cabos, Mexico
Looking to splurge this summer? A week or weekend at Los Cabos will definitely give you a summer to remember. Head over to Land’s End for stunning rock formation and ocean views.
With its pristine white sands and turquoise waters, no wonder it’s a popular honeymoon destination. It can also be a great place to spend a chill summer getaway. It’s all practically Instagrammable, but if you really want the best spot, make sure you add Anse Lazio Beach to your itinerary.
This small country almost always has perfect weather. It’s also not too big that you’ll miss out on memorable tourist destinations. For really out of this world pics, make sure you head to the Supertrees at Garden’s By the Bay.
8. South Island, New Zealand
For a really epic summer, why not book a trip to New Zealand and live like characters from Lord of the Rings. It’s full of natural wonders, you’ll feel like you’re in Middle Earth, too! The Church of the Good Shepherd’s sky is so dark, you’ll feel like you’re walking under the stars.
9. The Adaman Islands
Want to unwind, unplug, and maybe even go off the grid? A trip to Indian territory Adaman Islands may be up your alley. Want to take cute swimsuit pics during your trip? Go to Radhanagar, it was once hailed ‘Asia’s Best Beach’ by Time Magazine!
10. Brisbane, Australia
The land down under is definitely a top summer destination, with tourist spots, a world-renowned chill vibe, and awesome beaches. For something truly Instagrammable, head over to Kangaroo Point Cliffs for a view of the city’s skyline.
11. The Grenadines
A list of summer destinations won’t be complete without a mention to the Carribean Islands. The Grenadines is an island chain in St. Vincent. The Tobago Cays Marine Park is a particularly beautiful spot to photograph.
What are you waiting for? Book those flights and pack your bags. It’s the season for vacation! Don’t forget the sunscreen!