Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Instagram is huge. The pics or it didn't happen mentality is only getting stronger and gone are the days of amateur style shots and lackless photos.
The good news is that there are so many amazing spots in Ontario to take effortless Instagram photos that you won't even need a filter for. Travel to these spots and the photos will practically make themselves look epic!
1. Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge // Campbellford
Towering 300 feet above the flowing waters of Trent River, this suspension bridge is a must see.
2. Bonnechere Caves // Eganville
Venture through the dark and cool caverns at Bonnechere Caves for an incredible adventure you won't be able to stop snapping pictures of.
3. Niagara Whirlpool // Niagara Falls
The whirlpool at the Falls is part of one of the wonders of the world and is worth every bit of space the pics take up on your phone.
4. Scarborough Bluffs // Scarborough
With stunning views of Lake Ontario from a top the bluffs, you'll be able to snap some envy-worthy Insta's.
5. Oshawa Pier // Oshawa
This Pier at the Oshawa Waterfront is one of the most beautiful around and you'll love the lighthouse at the end.
6. Bon Echo Provincial Park // Cloyne
With several lakes scattered between the beautiful and lush forest, Bon Echo is a great place to explore with camera in hand.
7. Frenchman's Bay // Pickering
Frenchman's Bay is seriously picturesque and will transport you straight from the city into what rivals the cutest little beach town.
8. Ouimet Canyon // Dorion
This not to be missed spot is home to Canada's own little 'Grand Canyon', and a super cool suspension bridge.
9. Bruce Peninsula // Tobermory
With crystal clear water and an amazing Grotto to explore, any pics you take here will have the Instagram likes pouring in.
10. Long Point Beach // Lake Erie
Attracting thousands of birdwatchers every year, this beautiful beach is the perfect place to get a sunset pick or a snap of some winged wildlife.
11. Algonquin Provincial Park // Algonquin
Algonquin is a top spot for tourists and nature lovers alike, and when it comes to taking good pictures, there's almost no better choice.
12. Flowerpot Island // Georgian Bay
This island is famous for it's natural rock pillars, shaped like a flowerpot, and it also has caves and a historic lightstation to explore.
13. Killarney Provincial Park // Killarney
This scenic park boasts over 645 square kilometres of stunning lush forests, wildlife, and a vibrant cereulean lake.
14. Manitoulin Island // Lake Huron
This island in Lake Huron is the largest freshwater island in the world and the stunning views of the lake are a must see.
15. Cup and Saucer Trail // Sheguiandah
This well-maintained trail is the perfect place for an easy hike to views that will make your Insta feed really pop.
16. La Cloche Mountains // Lake Huron
These 3.5 billion year old stunning mountains are made up of quartzite ridges, and offer some incredible instaworthy views.
17. Blue Mountain // Collingwood
The perfect escape from the city, Blue Mountains, offers some seriously breathtaking views of the green and hilly landscape.
18. Georgian Bay Islands // Georgian Bay
The crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay are enough all on their own to convince you that these places are definitley worth the Insta.
19. 1000 Islands // Gananoque
With beautiful waterways surrounding the islands, and a real life castle, you'll never run out of cool spots to get that perfect pose.
20. Websters Falls // Hamilton
In the city of waterfalls (literally), Webster's is the perfect place for those "Don't go chasing waterfalls" captions.
21. Rouge Park // Scarborough
This nature park in the city is the perfect place to take pictures if you don't want to venture too far outside of the city.
22. Point Pelee Park // Leamington
With so much to do such as the March Boardwalk, canoeing, walking the Botham Tree Trail, or even taking a shuttle to the tip for an epic swim at the beach, this place has it all.
23. Pukaskwa Park // Heron Bay
Walk down the stunning boardwalk to Horseshoe Beach or show off your goodside on the White River Suspension Bridge.
24. Lake Superior Provincial Park // Wawa
With over 1500 square kilometres of lush forest to explore and the stunning shoreline of Lake Superior, this spot is perfect for the pose.
25. Agawa Canyon // Sault Ste. Marie
Hike to the top to see the stunning views of the Agawa Train Tour, or stay at ground level and get your train on while snapping the perfect travelling selfie.
26. Terre Bleu Lavender Farms // Campbellville
These stunning lavender feilds will take your nonchalant but posed Insta from good to glorious.
27. Long Point Provincial Park // Port Rowan
Take in the stunning sunset on the shores of Lake Erie but don't forget to turn off that flash.
28. Quetico Provincial Park // Atikokan
With its rugged beauty, tall rock cliffs, stunning waterfalls and rivers and lakes, this is one provincial park you won't want to put your camera away for.
29. Shakespeare Gardens // Stratford
This themed park cultivates all it's beautiful flower offerings from works of the late great William Shakespeare.
30. Oakville Marine Harbour // Oakville
The 'summer town' harbour is one of the best places around to catch a sunset and some fish, if you're into that sort of thing.
31. Woodbine Beach // Toronto
Fully equipped with white sand, a stunning boardwalk and a beautiful view of the city skyline, this Toronto beach is the perfect for those model poses.
32. Edward Gardens // Toronto
This botanical garden in Toronto offers up some of the most beautiful scenery in the city.
33. Riverdale Park // Toronto
Best place to catch the sunset over the Toronto Skyline. Hands down.
34. Toronto Islands // Toronto
Explore the islands with camera in tow and you won't be disappointed because of all the natural beauty and historic offerings.
35. Haliburton County
This 'cottage country' masterpiece is fully equipped with some of the most beautiful scenery around.
36. Arrowhead Provincial Park // Muskoka
With stunning views and epic waterfalls, Arrowhead is the perfect backdrop for those 'I love nature' photos.
37. Six Mile Lake Provincial Park // Muskoka
With three beaches and tons of hiking trails through the lush forest, Arrowhead is a must on the epic pictures bucket list.
38. Bathtub Island // Lake Superior
This natural bathtub is the perfect spot to get that bikini body photoshoot on.
39. Lake Muskoka // Gravenhurst
The sunsets over Lake Muskoka are arguably some of the best in the province.
40. Rice Lake // Northumberland
A small, beautiful lake that is the perfect place to kick back, relax, and take those vacation pics all your friends will be jealous of.
41. Balsam Lake Provincial Park // Kirkfield
This beautiful park has a stunning beach, and a lookout trail that offers some seriously beautiful views of the whole park once you reach the hike to the top.
42. Sleeping Giant Provincial Park // Pass Lake
The 244 kilometre park is stacked with beautiful nature scenery and the rock formations are top notch in terms of being Instaworthy.
43. Ottawa River // Ottawa
Spanning in length of over 1200 kilometres, the Ottawa River is bordered for the most part between Ontario and Quebec.
44. Rideau River Provincial Park // Ottawa
With a stunning lake and its close proximity to Ottawa, this park is the perfect place for a photo escape.
45. Fitzroy Provincial Park // Ottawa
This stunning park is located at the junction of the Carp River and Ottawa River and is perfect for a private photoshoot.
46. Windsor Sculpture Park // Windsor
With some epic sculptures, this park is perfect for getting your pose on while indulging your inner art enthusiast.
47. Ambassador Bridge // Windsor
The stunning night lights of Ambassador Bridge are so picturesque you may never see another bridge the same.
48. Mattawa // North Bay
This quaint little town offers old-timey vibes for an innocent, yet naturally scenic, Instaworthy shot.
49. Beamer Falls // Grimsby
This stunning waterfall is another on the list where you'll want to quote TLC, but it's so beautiful the picture will speak for itself.
50. Canoe Lake // Algonquin
As the canoe entry point in Algonquin Park, this lake offers you the chance to paddle away from a candid shot your followers will thank you for.
51. Wasaga Beach // Wasaga Beach
The 14 kilometre stretch is the longest freshwater beach in the world, and with beautiful blue water and stunning white sand, it's the perfect place to get those beach shots.
52. Aguasabon River Gorge // Terrace Bay
This gorge flows along a 2.6 billion year old rock face at the bottom of a stunning 100 foot waterfall.
53. Saint Lawrence River // Brockville
This large river connects the great lakes to the Atlantic Ocean and is bordered by both Canada and the US.
54. Pinery Provincial Park // Grand Bend
The stunning blue waters of the beach at Pinery Provincial Park are the perfect backdrop for that hot summer bikini selfie.
55. Boldt Castle // Thousand Islands
Embrace the historical magic that is Boldt Castle and get some really cool Insta shots while you're at it.
56. Decew Falls // St. Catharines
This 25 foot waterfall plunges into a smaller cascade surrounded by a lush forest and natrual scenery.
57. Tobermory Shipwrecks // Tobermory
Hidden beneath the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay, these historic shipwrecks are a visual marvel and make for some enviable shots.
58. Burleigh Falls // Trent Lakes
The easily accesible area of Burleigh Falls is perfect for anyone who wants to get a stunning scenic background with their 'candid' shots.
59. Andrew Haydon Park // Ottawa
This beautiful park is located along the Ottawa River and offers up some of the best sunsets you can find in Ontario.
60. Salmon Lake // Parry Sound
This peaceful lake with a sandy beach offers up some quiet views that are just as stunning as any other lake around.
61. Hanlon Creek Park // Guelph
The lush greenery coupled with a wooded forest and a boardwalk through the woods makes this a stunning shot for those cute hand holding couples pics.
62. Midlothian Castle // Burk's Falls
The lush overgrowth hiding the Mitholian Castle makes for some finely calibrated juxtaposition for those Instaworthy shots.