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I’m not going to lie, getting magical Instagram pictures in Mexico isn’t very hard.
The country is flooded with beautiful places to explore and is just crazy photogenic no matter where you end up.
Whether you’re on the beaches of the Riviera Maya, the crowded streets of Mexico City, or anywhere in between, there’s definitely some insta-worthy action happening nearby.
I spent ten weeks wandering through the country and these are my favorite spots for Instagram pictures in Mexico. Use this guide to choose the ones you like best, learn how to visit them, and then snap some awesome pics of Mexico to capture your memories!
Izta-Popo National Park Mexico City
Swimming with the Turtles Akumal Beach
Water Swings Laguna Bacalar
Be Playa Rooftop Pool Playa del Carmen
Akumal Beach Riviera Maya
Cumbres del Ajusco National Park Mexico City
Cristo Rey Taxco
Pozas Azules Taxco
Tepoztlan Ruins Morelos
Biblioteca Vasconcelos Mexico City
Plane over Mexico Cancun
Choo-Ha Cenote Tulum
Chapultepec Park Mexico City
Coba Ruins Tulum
Catamaya Sailing Cruise Playa del Carmen
Laguna Bacalar Quintana Roo
Of course, you can’t forget the classics when it comes to Instagram pictures in Mexico.
The country has amazing food, so tacos are a must. And no matter how short your trip to Mexico is, you’re sure to see some stray dogs as well.
Maybe, if you’re lucky, you’ll get to meet some puppies too (or, stay in a hostel where the owners have a brand new one. So cute!)
I was able to spend ten weeks in Mexico so I got to see a lot of the most famous parts of the country as well as a peek at her hidden beauty.
From volcanos to beaches, ruins to colonial towns, and everything in between, there are so many photogenic spots to Instagram in Mexico!
This list will give you a head start, but I know you’ll discover even more amazing places along the way.
Ready to go? Use Skyscanner to find the cheapest flights to Mexico and then explore accommodation like unique stays on Airbnb or the top-rated hotels on Booking.com to plan the perfect night, weekend, or long-term stay in the country. Then, explore the complete Mexico Series for more insider tips on what to see, do, eat, drink, and discover in this beautiful place!
I’ve been traveling full-time for three years, these are the resources that make it happen:
➤ I exclusively use Airbnb for savings and security on long-term stays in furnished apartments.
➤ I use Booking.com for short-term stays in hostels and hotels on weekend trips.
➤ Upwork allowed me to take the leap to travel full-time because they make it so easy to find freelance clients in any field.
➤ The Superstar Blogging Travel Writing Course launched my travel writing career and helped me become a contributor at sites like Cincinnati Refined and International Living, and even get published in the Boston Globe.