These are the absolute best spots to snap a selfie in Orlando

Be about that #SelfieLyfe at these photogenic Orlando spots

These are the absolute best spots to snap a selfie in Orlando
Photo by Chris Tobar Rodriguez

Lake Eola Park

512 E. Washington St.,

Orlando's sinkhole-turned-crown-jewel of downtown life has an endless amount of photographic opportunities. Start with the rainbow bandshell, work your way up to taking a selfie while riding a swan boat, and eventually land in the stone hands of the "Muse of Discovery" sculpture.

Coca-Cola Orlando Eye

8401 International Drive,

Use the dancing hot dog Snapchat filter inside the glass capsule as you're lifted 400 feet above the ground in the observation wheel, or outside in front of the ever-changing, colorful light displays.

UCF Reflecting Pond

University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.,

Bring your spirit and your bathing suit to UCF's iconic 225,000-gallon pool during Spirit Splash. Thousands of UCF students jump into the Reflecting Pond as part of the annual homecoming pep rally and, weirdly enough, get rubber ducks as souvenirs. Honestly, if you miss a selfie here, are you even a Knight?

Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park,

Here's the thing about Rollins: The whole damn place is beautiful, so you can take a selfie pretty much anywhere on campus. The college's distinctive Spanish Mediterranean architecture makes a perfect background when juxtaposed with the golden, billowy clouds of a Florida sunset over Lake Virginia.

West Art District

1011 W. Central Blvd.,

There are murals upon murals of vibrant artwork in this Parramore establishment. It's likely that no two selfies will ever be alike in this developing art installation.

"Greetings From Orlando" mural

Uncle Tony's Donut Shoppe, 703 N. Orange Ave.

Created by artist Victor Ving, this mural features highlights from Orlando's past and present in postcard-like form. Bring your own doughnut for the selfie, though, because Uncle Tony's sells records, not doughy sweets.

"Milk Wings" mural

Milk District Orlando, 2424 E. Robinson St.

These celestial pink wings by artist DelaCruz give visitors a perfectly angelic photo-shoot opportunity.

"Drinsch" mural

Snap! Space, 1013 E. Colonial Drive

German artist Mark Gmehling's four-story-high cartoon of despair captured the utter havoc of 2017 before it was even a thing.

"#Wingstowalls" mural for Red Bull

Corner of North Mills Avenue and Lake Highland Drive

Artist Andrew Spear has dozens of murals around town, each an original piece, but one of our favorites is this DJ-spinning, dance-crazed party scene he created for Red Bull. You're going to need your selfie stick for this one.

"LOVE Hands" mural near Pulse

Wall of Einstein Bros. Bagels, 1901 S. Orange Ave.

Created by Baltimore artist Michael Owen, this purple mural features four hands spelling out the word "LOVE" and 49 blossoms representing the victims who died steps away during the massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse.

Tom Fruin's "Glass House"

Near Canvas Restaurant & Market, 13615 Sachs Ave., Lake Nona,

Brooklyn-based Fruin's kaleidoscopic stained glass installation at Laureate Park is a must-see. A group selfie at this beautiful landmark is well worth the drive.

Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N. Mills Ave.,

OMA's art installations always have interesting shapes, colors and textures that – aside from being highly educational – are nice to stand in front of for photos. The museum went photo-friendly a few years ago, but no flash, please!

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