Do you want to increase your followers on Instagram? Maybe you want some cool photos for your friends to see. If you’re in Palm Springs, there are plenty of unique places to snap a photo or do a short reel. Head to these Insta-worthy spots in Palm Springs to get incredible shots for your feed.

Hotel California

424 E Palm Canyon Drive - (760) 322-8855

Rise early, put on your outfit of the day, and strike a pose at Hotel California’s entrance. You will find many opportunities for Instagram pictures at this location. Just make sure to wear something bright and colorful to stand out. Of course, don’t forget to push “Hotel California” by the Eagles as your background music. 

Palm Springs Windmill Farm

62950 20th Avenue - (800) 531-5834

Tour the Palm Springs Windmill Farm and snap a photo with the giant windmills. The desert landscape with the windmills can make for an eye-catching picture. It also helps to wear something flowy that will mimic the direction of the wind. 

Aloha Hotel 

1080 S Palm Canyon Drive - (760) 325-3978

Pose like Barbie outside this retro-style hotel. Aloha Hotel features a cute signpost in pink and yellow colors that will make your photos pop! Include a view of the San Jacinto Mountains for an authentic Palm Springs vibe. 

Salvation Mountain

Beal Rd, Calipatria - (760) 624-8754

Do you want to take photos of a place of love and peace? If you’re a fan, you can drop by Salvation Mountain, which has a huge heart and cross. You can make a heart shape with your hands and smile for the camera for a cute pose. Salvation Mountain was featured in the movie Into the Wild and created by artist Leonard Knight.

Palm Greens Cafe

611 S Palm Canyon Drive Suite 6 - (760) 864-9900

Capture a candid shot of a friend sipping coffee at Palm Greens Cafe. The colorful tiled murals offer an exciting backdrop. You’ll see the mountains from the cafe as well. Other creative poses could be yourself turning your back to the camera and looking at the mountains. 

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa

74855 Country Club Drive - (760) 341-2211

Now is your chance to pose with pink flamingos and sing to Katy Perry’s “Last Friday Night.” Chilean flamingos regularly visit JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort to dip in their pond. Spot these lovely pink birds at the resort’s main entrance at Flamingo Island.

Visit these Insta-worthy spots in Palm Springs this weekend!

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