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14 Instagram-Worthy Places in San Antonio

Mural in HemisFair Park

Mural in HemisFair Park


We’re living in the 2019th century (This is a joke… it’s a reference to MTV’s The Challenge, which is my addiction) and that means we’re constantly looking for places to take photos at for our ‘gram, graduations, or engagements. I’ve recently created a list of Instagram-worthy coffee shops in San Antonio. Now this time I’m sharing my list of Instagram-worthy spots to fill you heart with joy.

The Hays Street Bridge

One of the most iconic monuments in the city, the Hays Street Bridge has become an easy choice for a location for photo shoots. With the skyline of San Antonio perfectly in the background, it’s an amazing place to capture that perfect image.

Essex Modern City

You’ve seen the IG posts in front of the “You Belong Here,” mural by Ruben Rojas, Essex Modern City’s art project is home to San Antonio’s art installation that hosts some of the world’s best and most talented artists all in close proximity for your aesthetic pleasure. Ideally, you could probably Tommy Lundberg this place and it would work.

Flower Vault

Who would have known that a year ago a place specifically made for backgrounds would have been so successful? I mean Flower Vault has a personal place in my heart because well I wrote the first article about it about a year ago. Since then Sarah and Robbie have kept creating sweet, elegant rooms perfect for the ‘gram or as I call it… my bumble profile.

Palm 91

I’ll admit I know little about Palm 91 other than it’s one of the newest locations for instagrammable walls in San Antonio. They’re scheduled to open late March or early April. I’ll be going next week so I’ll update this soon but in the meantime follow them on Instagram to find out when they open.

Wonder Chamber

The last one of the instagrammable spaces in San Antonio is The Wonder Chamber. They’re still in the process of construction but if you’re following their ‘gram you’ll be up to date on when they open. From what I hear they’re looking to open late spring/ early summer.

San Antonio Botanical Gardens

So have you seen those pictures where people look like they’re in tropical locations but then surprise it’s not? You can fake it at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. Make sure your instabae is willing to squat, kneel, lay down, jump or do whatever to get that perfect angle.

Blue Star Art Complex

I’ve got some pictures at Blue Star before the IG was cool like think back when Brick was the Jumpstart Theatre. This awesome location in Southtown is perfect for Instagram. It’s filled with different textures and levels that you can bring in multiple changes of clothing and have content for days.

The Historic Pearl

What’s a ‘gram without the Historic Pearl? Is it really a good grid? I mean this place is just a right of passage as an Instagrammer in San Antonio.


With the city growing and encouraging the creation of art. We’ve got plenty of murals around town ready for your poses.

Denman Estate Park

It’s no secret that I love Denman Park, it’s one of the best-kept secrets in the city but since I have a love for it. I gotta keep braggin’ about it. This lush park has plenty of angles for you- plus the pavilion is just gorgeous.

La Villita

Located right on the River Walk is La Villita filled with plenty of different nooks and corners spread out so you can grab those walking/ look down lifestyle shots.

The Green Ivy Wall on 9th and Broadway

Ok, so this isn’t really a spot. It’s actually the side of a building that’s covered in ivy but like what more can you ask for.

The Majestic Marquee

Warning! Getting a shot in front of the Majestic Theatre marquee is a San Antonio Instagram Classic. It’s also dangerous, hard to capture and can cause angry drivers. So plan for this accordingly and by that I mean practice all your poses in front of the mirror for hours.

The Underpass at Quincy and St. Mary’s

The Murals on the beams in the underpass is one of the cities newest installations for art curated by Los Otros. San Antonio is filled with so much beautiful street art that the fact that we’re lucky enough to have it all here is just magical. There are works for phase two so follow along on the ‘gram.

Hope you use this list of most instagrammable spots in San Antonio to the fullest extent! Make sure you tag me in your posts so I can see them and as always be sure to follow my san antonio foodie instagram @sanantoniolovelist.