THE FINANCIAL AND CULTURAL capital of America, New York City has an energy like nowhere else. Most of the iconic spots — from MoMa to Times Square to Broadway — are in Manhattan, so you’ll likely want to make it your base from which to explore the neighboring boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
But this is a city where the chance to take incredible photos is waiting around every corner. With that in mind, here are 12 spots for images that’ll elevate your Instagram to the next level.
This gallery is proudly produced by Matador for the IHG Travel Blog, where it was originally published. Check it out: Instagram New York City: 12 places for the best vacation photos.