10 most Instagrammed landmarks in America – top photo hotspots!

Yosemite National Park ranked in list of most instagrammable landmarks in America
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Ever wondered which US landmarks is the key hotspot for tourist photography? Or maybe you've been on a recent trip to the States and want to know which of your shots you should share on the gram.  

By analyzing hashtag data from 60 of the most well-known landmarks in America, research has revealed which locations have been captured the most by Instagram users – with New York's Times Square coming out on top.

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RankLandmarkLocationTotal hashtagsHashtags per year
1Times SquareNew York4,666,622410,438
2The Grand CanyonArizona4,072,356358,171
3Brooklyn BridgeNew York3,568,276313,836
4Golden Gate BridgeCalifornia3,108,472273,396
5Empire State BuildingNew York3,023,470265,920
6Statue of LibertyNew York2,130,375187,370
7Yosemite National ParkCalifornia1,429,179125,699
8Yellowstone National ParkWyoming1,085,62495,483
9Space NeedleWashington1,069,27894,045
10Hollywood SignCalifornia782,28668,803

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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'.