They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but New York City is undeniably full of beautiful places everywhere you look–from the most beautiful bars you need to see to believe and the most beautiful restaurants to have an unforgettable meal to spots with the most beautiful skyline views and even the most beautiful streets.
So when real estate company New Jersey Real Estate Network released their study revealing the most beautiful areas in every state on the East Coast, we weren’t surprised that New York City’s most beautiful spot came out on top!
New Jersey Real Estate Network looked at Instagram posts featuring hashtags around the East Coast’s most scenic areas to see which appear most frequently. The data helped them find the most Instagrammable spot in every state and, therefore, each state’s most beautiful area.
And, according to the data, New York City claims the number one most beautiful spot on the East Coast–Central Park!
The stunning Central Park amassed a staggering 8.1 million hashtags on Instagram, beating every other spot on the list by a landslide. Florida’s Everglades National Park, for example, took second place with 835,000 hashtags–7,265,000 less than Central Park.
The sprawling oasis that is Central Park’s rich greenery, winding paths, and iconic landscapes are what earned the park enduring popularity. There’s even a hidden part of the park that’s full of enchanting waterfalls!
Moreover, Central Park is stunning in every season–from its cherry blossoms in the spring to its gorgeous fall foliage and, of course, its Great Lawn which is perfect for a sunny picnic (though it will be closed until April 2024).
Beyond Central Park, other beautiful East Coast spots can be seen below.
A spokesperson for New Jersey Real Estate Network commented on the study, saying “The popularity of these spots is testament to the astonishing natural beauty of the East Coast. It’s no surprise that both locals and visitors continue to enjoy these magnificent spaces.”
These spots and beyond highlight why the East Coast is an ideal area to reside in. Exploring the natural world is essential to our mental and physical health, and the East Coast is abundant in the best of what it has to offer. These states provide plenty for those who enjoy the outdoors, connecting with nature or simply basking in a peaceful and beautiful environment.