In the United States, parks and geographic landmarks, such as the Grand Canyon in Arizona, are among the most Instagrammed locations in the United States.
Busbud explored which locations are mentioned most on the photo-sharing app, which claims to have 300 million monthly users, and came up with a diverse list that includes everything from wineries and vineyards, to historic sites and wildlife areas.
Parks and geographic landmarks are the most common attractions on the list. The extreme wilderness of Denali National Park in Alaska, a 6 million-acre preserve with beautiful views, diverse wildlife and North America’s tallest mountain is the top Instagrammed location in Alaska.
In the South, the beaches of South Carolina and Tennessee’s Dollywood theme park are tops, along with two racetracks: Georgia’s Atlantic Motor Speedway and North Carolina’s Charlotte Motor Speedway.
In the American Northeast, ballparks, landmarks, and beaches are among the locations mentioned featured most often on the photo-sharing app.
In the West, there are many natural splendors to choose from, including Montana’s Glacier National Park, home to more than a million acres of forests, alpine meadows, lakes and valleys in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Its more than 2.3 million visitors in 2014 make Glacier the tenth most-visited park in the nation. The Grand Canyon, also a western wonder, is the second most popular national park with more than 4.7 million annual visitors.
Next to parks, vineyards and wineries are the most popular locations on Instagram. There are 7,762 wineries in the United States, 3,674 of them are in California. Historic sites are next on the list, with places such as the White House being the most Instagrammed spot in Washington, D.C.