San Diego’s Most Instagrammable Places

San Diego is a city meant to be photographed. With miles of coastline, breathtaking sunsets, trendy restaurants, and non-stop fun, this city is packed with Instagrammable places. We’ve narrowed down the best spots to get a great picture for the ‘gram.


Nestled in the heart of North Park, Pigment is known for being one of the most Instagrammable stores in San Diego. Snap a picture inside the aesthetically pleasing store, document the unique build-your-own terrarium creation from Pigment’s Plant Lab, or pose in front of their outdoor succulent wall.

Photo credit: @shoppigment

Sunset Cliffs

Head to Ocean Beach and follow Sunset Cliffs Boulevard until you reach the cliffs. No matter the time of day, enjoy breathtaking coastal views. For an even better ‘gram, head to the cliffs around sunset.

The Carlsbad Flower Fields

Venture to Carlsbad and experience 50 acres of vibrant flowers, as far as the eye can see. A popular destination for graduation, engagement and celebratory photos, The Carlsbad Flower Fields are the perfect way to add a pop of color to your timeline.

Photo credit: @the_flower_fields

Balboa Park

With over 1,200 acres of land, Balboa Park has many options for Instagrammable destination within its borders. Arguably the most beautiful, is the Botanical Building and Lily Pond. It’s one of the most photographed scenes in Balboa park and a ‘must-see’ destination in San Diego. Pro Tip: visit around sunset for a colorful reflection of the sky across the pond.

Photo credit: @natgeotravel @balboapark

San Diego Beaches

Spend the day at the beach and get a great photo for the ‘gram. Every beach in San Diego is the perfect backdrop, and a great way to spend the rest of your day. Head to Dog Beach in Ocean Beach for pooches in your picture, or find the hidden Windansea beach for tide pools at low tide.

Holy Matcha

Holy Matcha is the stuff Instagram dreams are made of. This ridiculously chic green tea café is located in North Park. The interior décor is simply gorgeous. It has a tropical, pink and green wall paper, pink sofas, and white marble table tops. #loveit

Photo credit: @holymatchaa

“Greetings from San Diego” Mural

Quickly becoming a San Diego landmark, the Greetings from San Diego wall mural in North Park just screams Instagram me! #greetingsfromsandiego