10 most Instagram-worthy beaches in the USA

Most Instagrammable Beaches
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As the sunny weather returns for spring in the southern hemisphere, we can once again look forward to spontaneous vacation getaways and dreamy summer shoots in the soft sand. Even the most introverted of us need a bit of sun now and then, and what better place than the beach!

New research has revealed the "most Instagrammable" beaches in the US, by analyzing the number of Instagram hashtags for each of the most visited and popular beaches, and then comparing this data with the length in meters of each location to determine which of these beaches has the most hashtags per meter. 

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The Most Instagrammable beaches in the US
RankBeachHashtagsLength (meters)Hashtags per meter
1La Jolla Cove, California366,06886 4,257
2South Beach, Florida8,027,9553,9422,037
3Laguna Beach, California3,161,6062,397 1,319
4Venice Beach, California 4,341,6714,828899
5Sandy Beach, Hawaii764,1961,020749
6Manhattan Beach, California 1,614,2933,379478
7Hermosa Beach, California1,268,1902,929433
8Sunset Beach, Hawaii2,387,5065,777413
9Delray Beach, Florida1,599,923 4,988 321
10Waikiki Beach, Hawaii947,7083,218295

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.