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10 Most Instagrammable Spots in La Quinta

If you visit La Quinta, CA, but don’t post a photo on Instagram did it really happen? Whether you’re looking for the perfect way to capture a dream afternoon, some inspiration for a daytrip, or you’d like to stir up your feed, we came up with a list to do so.

LQ Resort & Spa

The La Quinta Resort & Spa is a 4-star picturesque property sprawled across 45 acres of land with a breathtaking backdrop of the iconic Santa Rosa Mountains. This historic 1920’s property features adobe white casitas and Spanish style furnishings that will enhance any feed. Those visiting will experience endless flowerbeds underneath seas of palm trees and endless opportunities for the post-worthy photo opt. Looking for the perfect pool moment? The La Quinta Resort has 41 pools on property to snap a seamless picture to get you those likes and shares you are looking for. This hotel provides no shortage of a relaxing getaway of Instaworthy moments.

Location: 49-499 Eisenhower Dr, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

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Murals (Hydra, Bloom, Volta)

With a vibrant and active artistic community, La Quinta is home to some of the most infinitely ’grammable, double-tap-inducing backdrops around, and these walls are stunning stops for locals and tourists alike. Below are some of our favorites!

Hydra – Painted by artist, John Cuevas this mural is located at the intersection of Avenida La Fonda and Main St and is inspired by the constellation Hydra, which is the longest of the 88 modern constellations and is visible in the summer months in the Coachella Valley. This mural is painted realistically to give the illusion that the figures cast shadows.

Bloom – This mural was created by artist Nate Frizzell. The mural, located on Fred Waring Dr. and Adams St., is a form of art called hyperrealism and features a muted display of flowers, birds and the face of a woman who Nate refers to “anyone you want it to be”.

Volta – Created and painted by John Cuevas, this piece combined art, literature and nature to create a mural that spans over 2 large walls on the exterior of the La Quinta Public Library. The mural features the titles of several books along with the image of the human brain.

 

Old Town La Quinta

Yes, a downtown area but with architectural details and village charm that will brighten your Instagram feed. Your Insta-moments are endless with unique restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and salons.

Location: 78100 Main St, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

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Roadrunner Statue

18 feet long and 12 feet high the Roadrunner statue was built out of metal plates by artist Don Kennell for the Coachella music festival in 2014. This Instaworthy moment not only tributes to the iconic music festival but also creates the perfect backdrop with a combination of desert landscape and palm trees.

Location: Traffic Circle Jefferson St & Avenue 52, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

The Chateau at Lake La Quinta

The Chateau at Lake La Quinta is a hidden gem. The 24-room boutique hotel features a gorgeous lakeside view, stunning views and well-appointed rooms. Dining beside the lake can also be enjoyed getting your picture-perfect photo with a cocktail in hand.

Location: 78120 Caleo Bay Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

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Cove Trails, Cove Oasis, Cove Oasis Mountain

La Quinta is ready for you to come and explore, and who doesn’t love to share photographs of their adventures while doing so? From wildly popular destination in the La Quinta Cove trails, Oasis and Oasis Mountain. Here you will find picturesque hiking trails surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and unmatched natural beauty.

Location: Bear Creek Trailhead, Calle Tecate, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

Chula’s Artisan Eatery

Sometimes a meal or dining experience is just so fabulous you have to mark it with an Instagram post. This seasonal inspired Hispanic menu features farm to table meals beautiful in colors so you can expect rich and highly photogenic dishes.

Location: 47150 Washington St #B, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

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Steps at the LQ Museum

These steps are pretty unassuming when you first see them, but they make for great photos! This staircase is secretly tucked away, so you’re almost guaranteed to get a good photo without anyone in the background.

Location: 77885 Avenida Montezuma, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

PGA West

Sunup to sundown, PGA West is surrounded by a panoramic view of the illuminant Santa Rosa Mountain range, PGA WEST and its championship courses. This property is spread across 2,000 acres and is truly larger than life. From Hollywood’s most high-profile celebrities and presidents to numerous PGA TOUR pros, many have enjoyed the extravagant views and extraordinary moments created on this course. So why not, go snap a pic while you play 18.

Location: 55-955 Pga Blvd, La Quinta, CA 92253

 

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LQ Parks / La Quinta Park Fitness Court Mural

Panoramic views and scenic photo-ops await you at one of the 14 parks in La Quinta. Some parks are equipped with BBQ’s, picnic tables, playgrounds, public art, skate parks, walking paths, and water features. Snap photos of the nearby mural at the La Quinta Park Fitness Court and your followers will be sure to double tap with love.

Location: Click here to view all parks in La Quinta, CA.

Be sure to share your experiences with us on Instagram by tagging us @CityofLaQuinta or using our hashtag, #PlayinLQ. Visit Play in La Quinta for more attractions and things to do in the La Quinta, California. 



We hope to see you all at the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony happening this Friday, December 3, at Civic Center Park. The festivities start at 6 PM. This event is free and all are welcome. Visit http://playinlaquinta.com for more information.

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