Scenic Areas for Instagram Photos in Orange County, CA

Mar 2020

Whether you are looking for social media content for your Orange County-based business or your personal Instagram account, it’s always favorable to post a variety of photos. If your business is located in a photo-worthy area, you can switch up posts featuring your products or services by also sharing photos of the city or town that your company is based in. This can be especially useful for those in the real estate industry looking to show off their communities. In Orange County, California, we are surrounded by a variety of beautiful beaches, trails, attractions, and scenic mountain views. 


There is a long list of places you can visit to showcase the lively area surrounding your business. We’ve gathered some of our favorite places for you to plan your next photoshoot:


Dana Point Harbor

Located in Dana Point, the Harbor has endless opportunities for adventurous photos, including whale watching, sailing, parasailing, paddleboarding, dining, and more. Dana Point Harbor is known as the “Dolphin and Whale Capital of the World.” The Dana Point Harbor mural is a great spot to stop for a photo op!


Top of the World

This scenic look-out point located about a mile from Downtown Laguna Beach offers some of the best views of the area. You can walk the flat surface around the park, or, if you’re feeling more adventurous, hike the dirt trails of Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. Learn more here.


Montage Laguna Beach

Perched on a coastal bluff above the Pacific, Montage Laguna Beach Hotel is located in the heart of Southern California’s preeminent artist colony. The Montage features 30 acres of two outdoor pool decks, a luxurious spa, and three signature restaurants with spectacular views of the California coast. Learn more here.


The Orange County Great Park

Located in Irvine, the Orange County Great Park offers plenty of activities for families, children, and outdoor enthusiasts. From athletic fields and walking trails to playgrounds and a carousel, there’s a large variety of photo opportunities! Find out more here


Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine Spectrum Center is one of Southern California’s most popular entertainment and shopping destinations. The Spectrum is a perfect place to go if you’re looking to have a good time and take a few photos to capture the moment. Get more details regarding shops and attractions here.


Huntington Beach

Also known as Surf City USA, Huntington Beach offers endless summer weather offers both relaxation and outdoor activities year-round. Visitor favorites include biking, bonfire pits, kayaking, and the iconic Huntington Beach Pier that spans 1,850 feet in length. The pier sits in the heart of Huntington Beach and allows visitors to experience the breathtaking views amidst the sounds of crashing waves and the ocean breeze. Learn more here



For more information about how to make your photos stand out on Instagram, read our blog. If you are located in Orange County and interested in learning more about our marketing services, reach out to our Orange County Team


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