Nowadays, everyone is always looking for the perfect Instagram picture. They achieve this by going to different picturesque places and snapping a quick photo. That simple task, however, can become not so simple if you are in a new place. As someone who is born and raised on Long Island, allow me to help you achieve that perfect Instagram photo should you ever find yourself here. Here are the 15 most Instagrammable spots on Long Island!
1. Port Jefferson
Port Jefferson is a cute little town right on the water. It’s got a ton of nice restaurants and shops that make for great Instagram backgrounds or go down on the dock and take a picture right on the water. Either way, you’re sure to have an awesome Instagram photo.
2. The Hamptons
The Hamptons is arguably the most picturesque spots on Long Island. If you’re looking for that perfect summer Instagram photo, go to the Hamptons.
3. Avalon Park
This is a great place for those who love the outdoors. Walk through the nature trails to the sphere for an Instagram-worthy photo.
Montauk, specifically the lighthouse, is one of the most popular photography spots on Long Island. There’s nothing quite like capturing that picture of the lighthouse between the rocks with a beautiful blue sky or a gorgeous sunset in the background.
5. Jones Beach
Jones Beach is a year-round favorite photography spot. People go there for weddings, graduations, Christmas cards, and so much more. You’ll never have to feel awkward by doing an Instagram photo shoot at Jones Beach because chances are there’s a ton of other people there doing the same thing.
6. Sag Harbor
Sag Harbor is a great spot for an Instagram shoot. Between the cute shops, trendy food restaurants, and the scenic water, you won’t know which picture is best – guess you’ll just have to post them all!
7. Kings Park Psychiatric Center
This abandoned Psychiatric Center is said to be haunted by the spirits of the people who have died there. If you are into all things spooky or are just looking for an edgy Instagram photo, this is the place for you.
In the town of Mattituck, there is a sunflower field. Sunflowers seem to be growing in popularity and there’s no better way to brighten up your feed by posting a picture in a field of sunflowers. A photo here is sure to get you a lot of attention.
9. East Marion
Lavender by the Bay is another popular spot to take photos on Long Island. The beautiful lavender plants make for great dream-like photos like weddings, family pictures, or of course, Instagram photos.
10. Fire Island
Fire Island is home to a hidden gem – the Sunken Forest. Take photos on the walkway down to the beach or just take photos on the beach. Whichever you decide, you will end up with a great new Instagram photo.
This is a great place to get a walking around town picture or even a trendy food photo. Patchogue has a ton of cute restaurants to take a photo in or outside of. Bar a Dessert, in particular, is a trendy rolled ice cream shop with a cute design on the outside and a modern design on the inside. Take a photo of you sitting enjoying your ice cream or holding your ice cream outside of the shop. Either way, you’ll have a great new Instagram photo.
12. Prosser Pines County Park
This is for the true nature lovers. Get lost in the trails of Prosser Pines and stumble across some interesting (and totally Instagram-worthy) things. A photo here will perfectly capture your adventurous and outdoorsy side.
13. The Outlets
The outlets, either Riverhead or Deer Park, actually make for really nice Instagram photos. It’s a great way to capture your everyday life as you shop around.
Greenport is another cute town on Long Island that makes for the perfect Instagram photo shoot. Whether you capture just the town itself, you waking down the streets of Greenport, or inside or outside of one of the shops, you’re bound to have a new favorite Instagram photo.
15. The Wineries
All of the wineries on Long Island have gorgeous views and even better wine. A photo of you overlooking the land while sipping on some wine is sure to be your new profile picture.
Can you think of any more Instagrammable spots on Long Island? Let us know down below!