In town for SXSW? Planning a visit soon? Or just an Austin native looking for some weekend inspiration? You’ve come to the right place, as here we’ve rounded up a mix of some of the most popular Instagram Spots in Austin.
Gather your friends, keep your iPhone in hand and get exploring!
Fareground at One Eleven
What is it? A futuristic food hall that offers culinary experiences from some of the best chefs and restaurants in town. Having only opened in January 2018, this is a new addition to the Austin food scene.
Where do I find it? 111 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701.
Barton Springs Pool
What is it? A three-acre pool fed from natural underground springs. Located in Zilker park, this pool has an average temperature of 68-70 degrees, so you can take a dip at any time of the year.
Where do I find it? 2131 William Barton Dr, Austin, TX 78746.
Elizabeth Street Cafe
What is it? A Vietnamese cafe and French bakery that features brightly colored exteriors, sunny dining rooms and a shady garden patio. Be sure to enjoy some of their fresh macarons.
Where do I find it? 1501 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704.
Hotel Saint Cecilia
What is it? A secluded 14 room hotel in the heart of Austin that draws inspiration from the 1960’s and 1970’s musicians and writers. Their ‘soul’ neon sign is a big hit on Instagram.
Where do I find it? 112 Academy Dr, Austin, TX 78704.
Blanton Museum of Art
What is it? The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest university art museums in the U.S. It features both temporary exhibitions and permanent collection galleries, as well as an auditorium, shop, and a cafe.
Where do I find it? 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78701.
What is it? A reservoir on the Colorado River that’s perfect for recreational activities such as biking, hiking, fishing, canoeing, paddle-boarding and boating.
Where do I find it? Here is a map of the boardwalk trail across Ladybird Lake.
South Congress (SOCO)
What is it? A vibrant neighborhood that’s home to a wide array of murals, boutiques, eateries, galleries, hotels and music venues. It’s the perfect place to hang out or go for a stroll.
Where do I find it? Start off with brunch at Café No Sé. You’ll find it at 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704.
Hope Outdoor Gallery
What is it? A unique park that provides space for anybody to make their own colorful murals. It is the only paint park of its kind in the USA. Unfortunately, it’s set to be demolished soon, so make sure you enjoy it while you still can!
Where do I find it? 1101 Baylor St, Austin, TX 78703.
Happy snapping! We’re always out and about in Austin, so don’t forget to follow us on Instagram too. @hmgcreative