It’s kind of a rule now, that when you find yourself in an amazing part of the world, you have to post cute pictures on Instagram! It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to find a cute background for an outfit shot, or just trying to showcase all the cool things you’re doing!
This is especially true when you’re in a place like New York, where it’s quite easy to get wrapped up in not looking like a tourist, while still trying to soak in all the amazing things that are popular to do in the city! If that seems like you, don’t worry! We’ve compiled a list of 10 insanely instagrammable places to visit in New York City, that is perfect for tourists, and locals alike!
It’s not a list of aesthetically pleasing places without adding the pink-est place in NYC! Pietro Nolita boasts small, yet aesthetically pleasing atmosphere that is perfect for Instagram! Accented only with green plants, Pietro Nolita is an all-pink restaurant that’s What’s great about Pietro Nolita, is that even if it’s too crowded to sit down an eat, you can still get a great picture outside with one of their cute to-go coffees!
If this was enough to get you ready to gorge yourself on pink decor, visit Pietro Nolita at 174 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012.
The Glossier Showroom
Glossier is one of the skincare and barely there makeup brands that everyone is posting about on their social media, so it makes perfect sense to snap at least one photo of their beautiful showroom while in the city! When you first walk in, you are greeted by light pink walls, and amazing lighting, and even a small corner that was specifically made for mirror photos and outfit shots for you and your crew! The only caveat of snapping pictures in Glossier’s New York showroom is that it can, understandably, get crowded on afternoons and weekends.
That being said, if this sounds like the place for you, make sure you plan accordingly when making your trip! The Glossier Showroom is located in Manhattan at 123 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10013
The Zodiac Signs in Grand Central Station
The perfect way to visit a popular destination in the city without having to post a rather basic picture on the ‘gram! Snap a photo of the entire ceiling, or just find you and maybe your best friend or significant others star signs and post them with a cute caption! Grand Central Station is located at 89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017.
Bleeding Heart Murals
New York is full of beautiful graffiti and street art, but one of our favorites has to be Jgoldcrown’s #lovewall murals that seem to be everywhere! That’s the thing we love most about these murals! No matter where you are in the city, you can be sure to find at least one Love Wall in your area! check out Jgoldcrown’s website to find one near you, to be the background for your #ootd shot, or just to brighten up your Instagram layout!
Lauduree in SoHo
Laduree’s SoHo location is the perfect place for those who are obsessed with classic french aesthetics to take adorable pictures, and enjoy delicious macarons and other whimsical looking pastries! This location has both indoor and outdoor seating that will leave you amazed at how much it feels like you’ve been transported to Paris, rather than New York! The SoHo location of Lauduree is found at 398 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012.
Risk Gallery and Boutique
Manhattan isn’t the only place in New York with amazing places for your Instagram! Risk Gallery Boutique is an amazing store, located in Bushwick, that looks more like a closet that belongs to the cool eccentric great-aunt we all wish we had! The store is full to the brim with vintage nightwear, costume jewelry, amazing accessories, books, as well as other fun knick-knacks that can serve as great untraditional souvenirs to take back home! If you feel the need to rush over to Risk immediately, you can find their store at 232 Varet St, Brooklyn, NY 11206.
The Bushwick Collective
Skip the now over-saturated Williamsburg and head over to Bushwick to see some amazing street art! Once again, whether you’re using these amazing works of art as backdrops, or you wish to show off your photography skills, The Bushwick Collective is an awesome destination if you love street art murals. You can find the collective at St Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237.
The Flatiron Building
Built in 1902, this historic building is one that might be a bit overlooked when discussing the amazing skyscrapers and architecture that New York City has to offer! Nonetheless, the Flatiron Building is now surrounded by a trendy neighborhood and pedestrian-friendly walkways that even include a few tables and chairs to sit and plan where you’re going next, or to leisurely pose on while the famous building stands proudly behind you! The Flatiron Building is located at 175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010! Take a visit the next time you’re in the city!
The Flower District
Flowers and plants such as cacti and succulents are everywhere on Instagram! Take a walk through the long block that is home to New York’s Flower District on your next trip to the city! Not only is the fragrance of all the beautiful plants beautiful, and calming, but it’s the perfect spot for pictures! Come early in the morning to get your pick of flowers to brighten up your living space, or just have fun snapping pictures of all the beautiful foliage you see! The garden district is located at 28th St, and between 6th Ave. and 7th Ave. in Manhattan.
Known as “Brooklyn’s favorite witch shop”, Catland Books is an occult store located in Bushwick that is home to a knowledgeable staff, and a beautiful array of books and spiritual supplies such as crystals, candles, and tarot cards. The store itself is very photogenic, and we suggest snapping at least one photo of their “Witch Store” neon sign outside of their window! Catland Books is located at 987 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206 if you’re dying to see what’s so amazing about this place!