Waterfalls have the ability to lift your mood with their pristine beauty. Just sitting on a rock and gazing at the waterfalls will make your heart happy. A waterfall is a stunner to stare at and just the sight, sound, and feel of waterfalls are what make them so appealing to us. So, here are the most beautiful and instagrammed waterfalls in the world.
Niagara Falls, New York and Ontario
Regardless of the time of year, Niagara Falls is one of those tourist attractions that’s always worth seeing. In first place, Niagara Falls is the world’s most Instagrammed waterfall. While one of the smallest by size compared to the other waterfalls in this list, it appears the famed romantic destination hasn’t lost its appeal, raking in a total to date of 3,008,732 hashtags.
Iguazu Falls, Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay
Taller than Niagara Falls, and much wider with 275 cascades spread in a horseshoe shape over nearly two miles of the Iguazu River, Iguazu Falls are the result of a volcanic eruption which left yet another large crack in the earth. This scenic waterfall is one of the Wonders of the World, and it has a whopping 343,037 hashtags making it the second most instagrammed waterfall in the world.
Multnomah Falls, Oregon
Complete with a bridge and a quaint stone lodge at the foot of the mountain, this picturesque waterfall is located in the United States and is a short half hour drive from Portland. This beautiful waterfall stands as the third most instagrammed waterfall with 261,020 hashtags.
Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Known as “the greatest curtain of falling water in the world,” these sprawling falls sit on the Zambezi River on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. With 236,117 hashtags, it secures the fourth position as the most instagrammed waterfall in the world.
Gullfoss Iceland is one of Iceland’s signature waterfalls and it is no surprise to see why! The waterfall is beautiful, unique, and in a good location so if you get a chance to visit, you should not miss it at any cost. This majestic waterfall is the fifth most instagrammed waterfall with 234,512 hashtags.
This stunning waterfall is one of the most popular places to visit in Iceland. Seeing Skogafoss Waterfall in person is an extremely moving experience. Its beauty will leave you speechless! It is the sixth most instagrammed waterfalls in the world with 218,094 hashtags.
Yosemite Falls, California
This majestic waterfall is one of the natural wonders of the world Stretching nearly 12.8 km from east to west and with granite walls. They are the highest falls in the U.S. mainland and scores the seventh position with 170,215 hashtags.
One of Iceland’s most visited waterfalls, after Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss is situated along the Seljalandsá river where the waterway plummets 40 metres over a cliff face. It is the eighth most instagrammed waterfalls with 139,668 hashtags.
Havasu Falls, Arizona
Havasu Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. It is located in the Havasu Creek which is a part of the Grand Canyon. To reach Havasu Falls, you have to trek 10 miles long which takes about 5-7 hours to complete. With 130,208 hashtags, this is the ninth most instagrammed waterfalls in the world.
Bridalveil Falls, California
Bridalveil Fall is one of the most iconic and beautiful waterfalls in Yosemite National Park. You need to hike for 1.2-mile to reach the waterfalls and enjoy its beauty. It secures the tenth most instagrammed waterfalls with 127,020 hashtags.