Our pick of the world’s most Instagrammable destinations

by Sylvia Pownall

Whether it’s breath taking landscapes or iconic landmarks you’re after you won’t be short of Insta-worthy moments on a trip across the Americas.

Road trip specialists TrekAmerica put the question to its thousands of loyal and dedicated trekkers and came up with a top ten must visit destinations.

Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

With crystal clear blue waters, Lake Louise offers the most incredible scenery, hiking opportunities and the perfect opportunity to get that perfect shot for the gram’.

Glaciers and Grizzlies, eleven days from €1,909 per person.

Photo @siobhansanta

Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Texas

This 21-day tour travels along the original Route 66 and includes a visit to the Cadillac Ranch for a chance to spray paint and get Insta snappy.

Southern Sun from Los Angeles, eleven days from €2,200 per person.

Photo @chloepirt

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Celebrating its 100th year as a National Park in 2019, the mighty Grand Canyon is one of the USA’s iconic sites and should definitely not to be missed.

Westerner 2, 14 days from €1,575 per person.

Photo @rachietravels

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone, Wyoming

Hard-core adventurers will be blown away on this 14-day tour, packed with breath-taking scenery and wildlife spotting opportunities.

Enjoy a night under the stars at Yellowstone National Park and view the largest hot spring in the USA, Grand Prismatic Spring.

Mountain Trail, 14 days from €1,625 per person.

Photo @mycklemoore

Monument Valley, Arizona

This 20-day tour is perfect for Trekkers that want to experience both adventure and partying. The highlight is definitely a visit to the famous Monument Valley with the chance to capture a Forrest Gump selfie.

Westerner 3, 20 days from €2,309 per person.

Photo @amymariecampbell

Athabasca Glacier, Alberta

Experience the best of the Canadian Rockies, British Columbia and Alberta on this breath-taking tour, with a visit to Jasper National Park with wildlife spotting opportunities and a hike along the beautiful Athabasca Glacier.

Mountie, 11 days from €1,320 per person.

Photo @james.dower

Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Be prepared for a trip that is out of the ordinary and extraordinary, with a visit to Meow Wolf at Sante Fe. Filled with all things architecture, painting and trippy, this immersive experience is like no other.

Southern Sun from New York, 21 days from €2,225 per person.

Photo @tashabyfield

Venice Beach

Visit the best of the Southwest USA on this seven-day tour designed for Trekkers who want a balance of partying and exploring.

Take a stroll down Venice beach to experience funky shops, street performers and foodie hot spots.

Western Wonder from Los Angeles, seven days from €1,766 per person.

Photo @scarlettlondon

Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, Hawaii

Expect nothing less than pure paradise on this 8-day tour with plenty of photographic opportunities. Swim through crystal clear waters, spot Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, visit the 25 metre-high ‘Rainbow Falls’ and view one of the most active volcanoes in the world – Kilauea.

Hawaii Big Island, eight days from €2,015 per person.

Photo: @1BeckyDavidson

Uxmal Ruins, Campeche, Mexico

Experience the beauty and culture of Mexico on this nine-day tour. Visit the UNESCO Uxmal Ruins in Campeche to learn about Mexico’s colourful past, before partying it up in Cancun and spotting wildlife in Mexico’s incredible jungle.

Mexican BLT, nine days from €1,915 per person.

Photo @lianne.payne

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