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The ‘Instagram capital’ of every US state revealed


From sports stadiums and landmarks, to beaches, canyons and national parks – naturally, every US state has its own Instagram hotspots. But which destinations reign supreme? Thanks to analysis from travel company Busbud, we now have the answers.

As you might expect, America’s parks and geographic locations get top billing, accounting for 15 ‘Instagram capitals’ from the country’s 50 states. Beaches prove popular too, attracting budding photographers in Virgina, Delaware and Florida among others, while zoos dominate the picture in Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

Can you guess the Instagram capital of New York? Find out below, while you admire the view from the most photographed locations in each US state.

The Instagram capital of all 50 US States

Alabama: Lake Martin

A photo posted by Mandy (@mandymandinga) on

Alaska: Denali National Park

Arizona: Grand Canyon

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Arkansas: Buffalo National River Park

California: Disneyland

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Colorado: Coors Field

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Connecticut: Mohegan Sun

Delaware: Rehoboth Beach

A photo posted by Sean McClanahan (@seanm32) on

Florida: South Beach

A photo posted by Oriane (@oriane_dll) on

Georgia: Atlanta Motor Speedway

Hawaii: Mauna Kea

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Idaho: Bear Lake

A photo posted by Lynzi Judish (@lynzijudish) on

Illinois: Wrigley Field

Indiana: Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall of Fame Museum

A photo posted by (EOTD) (@atomicarrow33) on

Iowa: Bridges of Madison County

Kansas: Kansas State University

A photo posted by Greg McCauley (@glm1486) on

Kentucky: Churchill Downs

A photo posted by @theresemulligan on

Louisiana: Bourbon Street

Maine: Old Orchard Beach

A photo posted by Kasen Wright (@wrightkasen) on

Maryland: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

A photo posted by @baltimoreorioles on

Massachusetts: Fenway Park

A photo posted by JCD (@caderandallwalker) on

Michigan: Silver Lake Sand Dunes

A photo posted by tyson (@tspyke) on

Minnesota: Lake Minnetonka

A photo posted by cjdanek (@cjdanek) on

Mississippi: Jackson State University

Missouri: Lake of the Ozarks

Montana: Glacier National Park

A photo posted by Maurice Li (@maurice) on

Nebraska: Henry Doorly Zoo

Nevada: Vegas Strip

A photo posted by Lisa (@csfattie) on

New Hampshire: White Mountain National Forest

A photo posted by Matt (@matt_compitiello) on

New Jersey: Island Beach State Park

New Mexico: White Sands National Monument

A photo posted by @laurenlaws on

New York: Empire State Building

North Carolina: Charlotte Motor Speedway

A photo posted by scottblaylock (@blaylocksbull) on

North Dakota: Theodore Roosevelt National Park

A photo posted by ryann ford (@ryann_ford) on

Oklahoma: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

A photo posted by Ruth Hensley (@spicy_ranch) on

Oregon: Cannon Beach

A photo posted by Pam McCarthy (@psmccarthy) on

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Rhode Island: Roger Williams Park Zoo

South Carolina: Myrtle Beach

South Dakota: Badlands National Park

Tennessee: Dollywood

Texas: Circuit of the Americas

Utah: Temple Square

Vermont: Magic Mountain

Virginia: Virginia Beach

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Washington: Space Needle

A photo posted by yumi morii (@y.morii) on

Washington, D.C.: White House

A photo posted by musiyaka (@musiyaka) on

West Virginia: Greenbrier River Trail

A photo posted by Greg Crandall (@crandall_19) on

Wisconsin: Rock Island State Park

Wyoming: Yellowstone National Park

For more analysis of Instagram’s most popular locations in the US and Canada, visit Busbud for the full report.

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