South Florida’s most photogenic places

South Florida is aesthetically pleasing. It is well known for places such as Wynwood and Miami Design District, but other underrated spots can be a perfect escape from reality.

And you can capture some beautiful memories along the way. 

Cows during the sunset on Commerce Way, Miami Lakes. Gabriela Perez/SFMN

Miami Lakes cows
Commerce Way,
Miami Lakes, FL 33016

There is just something about cows; why are they so cute? If you’re into picnics, snacks and a view filled with adorable vacas, drive down Commerce Way in Miami Lakes. You will quickly spot these fur babies. There is a big field of grass right next to the fence where you can sit with your friends and family. The cows might even want to pose for a picture, just like those two models in the picture above. Here, you can be with nature and have a moment of mindfulness while also getting some sweet photos of the landscape!

The stunning sunrise at Las Olas Beach, Ft. Lauderdale. Gabriela Perez/SFMN


Las Olas Boulevard
240 Las Olas Circle
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316

Calling all lovers of sand and surf! Las Olas beach is definitely the one for you. This place is not only well maintained and clean, it includes a workout area, volleyball nets and a basketball court. You can enjoy the sound of the waves and the warm kiss of the sun on your skin while walking the restaurant strip with your loved ones. It is a great location for a relaxing getaway, even if it is just for a couple of hours. It is also a lovely place to take pictures during sunrises, sunsets, picnics and dates. The layout and design make it feel almost like you’re ambling along the beach during the early ’90s. Who would not want some vintage-themed pictures taken?

Sun shining at the sunflower field at The Berry Farms, Homestead. Gabriela Perez/SFMN

The Berry Farms
13720 SW 216th St.
Miami, FL, 33170

If you are fond of anything to do with fruits, farms, flowers, or milkshakes… you will fall madly in love with The Berry Farms. There is an entry fee of $17 on weekends and $11 on weekdays. This is the perfect place to take pictures by the sunflower field, pick strawberries and take a hayride with your friends and family. The Berry Farms is decorated for every holiday and offers food and drinks as well. It has an adorable lounging area decorated with fairy lights. The décor is minimalistic with a touch of country! The next time you wonder where you should go to take some aesthetic pictures for your Instagram feed, make your way down to The Berry Farms. You will not regret visiting! You can also keep up with them on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

One of the Art Deco-style buildings at Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Cindy Claros/SFMN

Lincoln Road
Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Take a stroll down Lincoln Road in Miami Beach if you like pretty jewels, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks, lots of restaurants and architecture from old school to modern. Take a pit stop here for some exquisite pictures next to typical Art Deco-style structures. You might even run into some models and artists on the go. To top it off, you can smell the sea salt from the ocean and feel the wind of the palm trees. You also do not want to miss out on the farmer market that takes place during the weekends.

Vizcaya architecture on a sunny day, with beautiful greenery. Cindy Claros/SFMN

3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129

Experience the breathtaking 10 acres of land and shorelines and discover its distinctive cultural gem. Get to take pictures at its inspired Italian villa agriculture. You can also snap beautiful photos in their captivating garden, beautifully decorated gazebos and their gorgeous water-front terraces. For more information on the stunning greenery that is Vizcaya, you can check out their Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Gabriela Perez is a senior FIU student majoring in Digital Media and communications/Broadcasting Journalism. After graduation, she would like to work in the entertainment industry as either a magazine editor or as an Anchor/Presenter. Her favorite getaway places are New York City and Los Angeles California. She enjoys reading, watching films, traveling and writing. She hopes to inspire others, to go after what their hearts desire.

Cindy Claros is a senior majoring in Digital Media/Broadcasting Journalism. After graduation, she hopes to work in the entertainment industry and for shows such as "Good Morning America" and "The Real" or start her podcast.