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Top 10 Instagrammable Places to Visit in Austin

Austin, Texas is known for its vibrant lifestyle, so it’s no surprise it’s brimming with plenty of captivating sights and bold outlets. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots around the capital city to get that perfect Instagram shot.

Trace at the W Austin

The trendy W Austin hotel and Trace restaurant has incredible vibes and style around every corner including its outdoor succulent wall, the perfect backdrop for any photo.

Austin's New Tallest Mural: Tau Ceti
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‘Tau Ceti’ Mural

If your feed is needing more pops of color, be sure to visit the ‘Tau Ceti’ Mural. The larger-than-life artwork is a splash of vibrant hues that reaches to the sky and the varying shades of colors creates a mesmerizing optical illusion.

You're My Butter Half Mural Austin Texas | Austin murals, Austin photos, Austin art wall
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You’re My Butter Half Mural

This mural is a great place for a candid photo with your significant other. Tucked away in a quiet community, the mural is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Cute Nail Studio | Color splash art, Iphone wallpaper girly, Rainbow wallpaper
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Cute Nail Studio

Cute Nail Studio offers up fun nail designs and an eye-catching exterior wall. Strike a pose outside to add some bold color to your feed.

Top Things To Do & See on South Congress in Austin, TX | Austin Insider Blog
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South Congress

The heart and soul of Austin, South Congress is packed with hip boutiques, trendy eateries, and vibrant nightlife. Not to mention, plenty of Instagram-worthy moments.

03 Tom Friedman Looking Up 2015 at The Contemporary Austin Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria Photo Credit Brian Fitzsimmons.
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Laguna Gloria

With stunning landscapes, sculptures, and lake views, Laguna Gloria provides endless opportunities to capture natural beauty. For just $5 you can find even more Instagram-worthy spots inside Laguna Niguel, a branch of The Contemporary Austin Museum.

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Texas State Capitol

From sprawling lawns to stunning architecture, the Texas State Capitol offers up plenty of photo-ops for history buffs and nature lovers.

Krause Springs - Krause Springs | Texas Swimming Hole
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Krause Springs

Located in Spicewood just outside of Austin, Krause Springs is a magical oasis in a storybook-like setting. While privately owned, there is an $8 admission fee per adult with no reservations required.

Hamilton Pool Preserve | Dripping Springs, TX
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Hamilton Pool Preserve

A 40-minute drive outside of Austin, Hamilton Pool Preserve is an iconic natural watering hole created from hundreds of years of soil erosion. Reservations are required to get in and we recommend booking far in advance. The wait list can reach up to months, but this spot is popular for good reason and worth the visit.

Mount Bonnell in Austin, TX | Tips, Hours & Accessibility Info.
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Mount Bonnell

Austin is known for its murals, nightlife, and restaurants but Month Bonnell is a great place to escape to view the city from above.