The 11 best Instagram spots in Austin

The capital of the US state of Texas is a paradise for Instagrammers, as the metropolis is home to a multitude of spectacular Instagram subjects.

We have summarized the 11 most popular Instagram spots in the city for you below:

1. Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell is a popular Instagram spot because of its location. From the top of the mountain you have a unique view of the city and Lake Austin. You can reach the top of the hill after a half-hour hike.

2. Austin Public Library

Due to its unique building construction, the Austin Public Library is a popular Instagram motif. The library is worth seeing from the inside as well as from the outside.

3. Deep Eddy Pool

Deep Eddy Pool, which is one of the most popular Instagram spots in the region, dates back to the first half of the 20th century. The oldest swimming pool in the state of Texas, it’s open most of the year.

Tip: During the summer months, the pool’s 3.6 acres regularly host events.

4. Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge

The pedestrian and bicycle bridge is suitable as a photo motif, as the Austin skyline and the river together with the bridge form a unique panorama. The bridge is just under 250 meters long and leads over Lady Bird Lake.

Tip: Particularly spectacular pictures are taken from the famous bridge during sunset, as the city skyline stands out especially.

6. South Congress

One of the trendiest neighborhoods of the metropolis is South Congress, a district with numerous spectacular Instagram spots. Besides famous boutiques, this part of the city also offers restaurants and bars where live music is played.

7. Zilker Park

One of the most popular places in the city is Zilker Park, located in the southern part of Austin. The park extends over 142 hectares and was opened in 1917. With the skyline in the background, the park looks particularly imposing.

Tip: Around 3,000 lights illuminate the Zilker Holiday Tree during the Christmas season, so that the place appears particularly spectacular around Christmas.

8. Texas 360 Loop

Probably the most famous road within Austin is the Texas 360 Loop. The highway has existed since 1962 and stretches over a length of 22.5 kilometers. The road shines particularly spectacularly during the evening hours due to the unique illumination.

9. The Oasis On Lake Travis

On the west side of town, The Oasis is a popular Instagram spot. The restaurant, where you can order fajitas and burgers, is the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas.

Tip: From the outdoor area of the restaurant you have a unique view of the surrounding cliff. During the sunset, you can take some spectacular Instagram pictures.

10. Austin Motel

A motel that is also very popular as an Instagram spot is the Austin Motel. The historic motel was built in the first half of the 20th century. The facilities include an outdoor pool area.

11. "Greetings from Austin" mural

One of the most famous and popular Instagram motifs is the “Greetings from Austin” mural. The painting dates back to 1998 and is located a few kilometers outside the city center.

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