We all love a gorgeous picture for our Instagram feed, but figuring out where to take them can be so hard! Taking cute photos shouldn’t require you driving around forever trying to find that mural you saw one time while scrolling through Instagram at 1 am. This is why we decided to find them for you! Here are our top 8 favorite Instagrammable backdrops for you to take pictures at. We can’t wait for you to take your own photos at these beautiful locations! When you do, make sure to add the hashtag #InstagramGilbertAZ to your photos so we can see your photo magic.
Joes BBQ Swings
Who doesn’t love to see pure happiness on their feed?! Likewise, who doesn’t feel pure happiness when they are swinging?! These outdoor swinging chairs are perfect for catching that happy, candid photo we all are searching for. Instagram can always use more joy and these swings bring just that!
Simplicity at its finest, this splash of sunshine is sure to brighten up your Instagram feed! Joes BBQ has this darling yellow mural on the side of its building, perfect for a group photo or just you. We promise your feed will look perfect with this simple- but happy- backdrop!
This mural is SanTan Village located next to the Apple Store is the perfect location to take a picture with your kids, family, best friends, or partner! What better way to tell your followers, “I love them so much!” than a wall that literally says, “I love you so much!”. This wall is easy to take pictures in front of and lighting is great as long as you come before noon or after 4pm, otherwise the lighting can be kind of tricky!
We all love a good textured wall, especially when you want your photo to stand out from others! This shiplap wall located on the side of Sutra Studios in Downtown Gilbert has a great farmhouse feel that flow with every Instagram feed. The white wood gives you a neutral feel without being too simple and is the perfect place to showcase your new outfit or product!
Culinary Dropout Mural
Tiny Dancer lyrics are sure to spark love and nostalgia in everyone who sees your pictures with this mural! Whether you are a dancer, a mom to a tiny cutie, or just someone looking for a great photo op, this mural located on the Culinary Dropout building is a must see. Andy Brown (@sleisure) also painted this gorgeous art piece!
OHSO Brewery GILBERT Mural
Say hello from Gilbert with this giant-sized postcard as your backdrop! Designed by @b_jagielko, it has all the right stuff; a dog, bike, cacti, the water tower. Exiting the free parking structure on Vaughn, it greets you as you enter the Heritage District to enjoy the vibe and the great food.
For that gorgeous outdoor feeling we all love to bless our feeds with, the Agritopia Gardens are full of gorgeous greenery, pathways, arches, and flowers. Either for family photos, individual shots, or action shots of your kiddos playing- these gardens are always ready for the perfect shot. Greenery is such a great touch to any feed. Photo permit required for commercial photography.
Another great place for those outdoor pictures is the Riparian Preserve! With so many trails, greenery types, cacti, and even gorgeous ponds- every part of the Riparian Preserve brings a different level of beauty to your pictures. To capture the gorgeous and well-known Arizona Cotton Candy Sky, we recommend taking pictures right around sunset at the Riparian Preserve!
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