When you go to Walt Disney World, you have to take photos. Even if you have Memory Maker, or plan on buying some PhotoPass pictures, you are surely going to snap a few shots yourself. Every corner you turn, you will find beautiful backdrops and gorgeous details. Of course you also know these are going to end up on Instagram. While you are in Magic Kingdom, keep your phone handy. Make sure you stop for a quick picture at some of these Instagram worthy Magic Kingdom locations.
Sword in the Stone
The Sword in the Stone is a rite of passage. Everyone young and old should have a chance to try pulling the sword from the stone. Although the official ceremony does not take place regularly and only occurs seasonally, it’s one of the best photo locations in the entire Magic Kingdom. With such an important set piece and the beautiful surroundings of the castle courtyard there is no wrong way to take a picture in this spot.
The Purple Wall
The Purple Wall on Tomorrowland Terrace was chosen as an Instagram wall and given its own hashtag years ago. It was the first entry in the #DisneyWalls Instagram craze and it was redesigned in April last year. The #PurpleWall is still the most popular wall for Instagram photos in Walt Disney World. The purple pigment is preferred for flattering selfies.
Any shot you can get with Cinderella Castle towering in the background is an instant Instagramable pic. It doesn’t matter if you have a front view of the castle, a courtyard view, or a side view from Liberty Square, or Tomorrowland or if it’s day or night! As a matter of fact, there are so many interesting ways to capture the castle, using plants, rocks and buildings to enhance the photo, or frame your shot. My favorite angle is from the Entrance to Adventureland.
Tom Sawyer Island Barrel Bridge
Here is an often overlooked gem in Magic Kingdom. The next time you are in Frontierland take a raft over to Tom Sawyer Island and find the barrel bridge on the East side of the Island where The Haunted Mansion looms in the distance. It’s a fun focal point for memorable photos and it provides a neat perspective of Liberty Square. This photo is even better when you have a Souvenir headpiece and a Mickey ice cream bar.
The most iconic photo you can take at Magic Kingdom has got to be of Dumbo the Flying Elephant. The castle is a major centerpiece and easily Instagramable, but outside of that, there is not one attraction that comes close to the popularity of this fan favorite. It’s symbolic of the Disney tradition of appealing to young and old alike and one of the first places families make great Disney memories. It’s a moment to be sure and capture, or recapture on future visits whenever you see Dumbo making the rounds.
Looking for more fun photos to take? Try the Nikon Picture Spots in Magic Kingdom, and let us know in the comments where your favorite picture spot is.