12 Instagram Accounts Every Austinite Must Follow

A city known for food, music, drinks, and the diverse people who make up this city, Austin sure has a lot to offer creative individuals who seek to live out the active urban lifestyle. From photographers to businesses, restaurants to music, Austin is a playground for inspired, creative individuals who often showcase their accomplishments online. Enhance your Instagram feed with these 12 local Austin Instagram accounts.

1. Zilker Bark

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Austinite and dog lover are practically synonyms. Alex Hopes captures stunning action portraits of man’s best friend in the beautiful, always active Zilker Park. P.S. You may recognize Alex’s pup, Sid, from viral images of Sid with pizza and various other delicious human foods.

2. Do512


To stay in-the-know of all the things happening in Austin, you absolutely must follow Do512. No matter what day of the week you can always find an activity to attend, and many times the events are free. They even frequently host contests to win event tickets! Do512 is especially helpful in March during the busy SXSW season.

3. Uncommon Objects

Uncommon Objects is deemed a whimsical emporium of junk, located in the distinguishable quirky neighborhood area on South Congress. Uncommon Objects’s photographs charmingly captures the nostalgic aesthetic you won’t be able to get enough of.

4. 365 Things Austin


Stay in the know with 365 Things Austin in your feed every day. What started as Kristy Owen’s New Years Resolution to do something new for every day of the new year has turned into a comprehensive guide to keep you on your feet and trying out something local every day of the year.

5. Austin Foodstagram

Rise & shine… it’s almost summertime in Austin, TX ✨🍓@blendersandbowls 📸: @kmetcow #ATX #AustinFoodstagram

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Explore the best local happy hours, brunches, and signature dishes all around the city. Austin Foodstagram shows off iconic dishes from throughout the city that will leave your mouth watering. #foodporn

6. Austin Art Experience

Keep your eyes glued to this feed for the latest work from emerging and established local artists.

7. Visit Austin TX

Canoeing on Lady Bird/Town Lake. #trueaustin 📷: @iansight

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Visit Austin celebrates Austin’s distinct culture by reposting local icons captured by Austinites themselves. Celebrate local tourism by checking out the experiences of every day people exploring the city.

8. Statesman

The Austin-American Statesman’s Instagram account brings in-action news to life by posting in-action photographs of current events as they are happening.

9. Craft Beer Austin


A group of local beer connoisseurs brings their knowledge of beer to your feed to share their local appreciation of the abundant craft.

10. CV Sherman

Tonight’s sunset just kept going and going….

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Local photographer Christopher V. Sherman captures stunning aerial photography of the skyline and all things iconic to our city.

11. Hotel San Jose


Find inspiration in Hotel San Jose’s beautifully curated feed.

12. KGSR

We went from Austin to “Alaska” with @maggierogers! #KGSRattheW 📸: @maggie_boyd

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Passionately dedicated to “great sounding radio,” not just what is popular, KGSR is a must follow for music lovers of the city dubbed Live Music Capital of The World.

What bloggers, businesses, and Austinites are on your must follow list?

Christine Walsh