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The Most Spectacular Insta-Worthy Places in Houston

  • April 3, 2023
  • | 2:31 PM

Spectacular Insta-Worthy Places in Houston

We all know Houston is a beautiful city, and because it’s so big, there are always new areas to explore! From parks to restaurants to murals, Houston has so many cool sights to see. Read further for Insta-worthy places in Houston!

What location will you head to first? There are so many great spots on the list! Be sure to tag #stufftodoinhouston in your photos! We want to see all the fun adventures you go on!

McGovern Centennial Gardens insta-worthy places in Houston
📸 McGovern Centennial Gardens

McGovern Centennial Gardens

Right in the middle of the Museum District, there’s a stunning, 15-acre park with themed gardens and sculptures. Looking for a photo op? Check out the 30 ft. hill where you’ll see scenic views of the city.

This park is such a nice place to hang out after a visit to the Houston Zoo, and it has to be one of the most Insta-worthy places in Houston! You will definitely get some amazing golden hour pics here.

⏰ Hours:

Open daily 9am–7pm


📍1500 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004

Hours and Location
Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park Places in Houston
📸 Uptown Houston

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

If you haven’t been to the water wall yet, what are you doing? This iconic Houston landmark has been the perfect photo backdrop for decades.

Conveniently located right by the Galleria, this is an amazing spot to check out after a day of shopping.  Once you see the Waterwall, we’re sure you’ll agree that it’s one of the most Insta-worthy places in Houston!

⏰ Hours:

Open daily from 8 am – 10pm

📍 Location:

2800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

Z on 23 Places in Houston
📸 Z on 23

Z on 23 Rooftop

Z on 23 Rooftop was voted one of the top 50 Instagrammable places in Houston, and that should tell you everything you need to know! This is a fantastic spot to enjoy refreshing cocktails and incredible Downtown views at the same time.

Ideal for date night or an after-work hangout with friends, this bar is open daily and boasts beautiful views in daylight, at sunset, and at night. You NEED to visit this cool spot!

⏰ Hours:

Open daily from 3pm – 12am

📍 Location:

1121 Walker St, Houston, TX 77002

greetings from houston
📸 Houston Mural Map

Greetings from Houston Mural

Are you an out-of-town visitor or a local hoping to show your guests all that Houston has to offer? There’s no way you can miss the Greetings from Houston mural! This is such a great spot for making memories, and your photos will serve as a sweet reminder of your time in our beautiful city.

Have a bite to eat at Postino’s or some yummy pastries and coffee at Common Bond, then check out this awesome mural afterward.

⏰ Hours:

Monday–Sunday | 24 Hours

📍3602 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007


Chùa Bà Thiên Hậu

Chùa Bà Thiên Hậu, or the Teen How Taoist Temple, is a gorgeous temple that honors an important figure in the Taoist religion, Tianshang ShengMu. With intricately decorated buildings and beautiful grounds, this is a really nice spot for photos as well as a unique cultural experience.

The Teen How Taoist Temple is definitely one to add to your list if you are looking to explore beautiful areas in Houston.

⏰ Hours:

Open daily from 10 am – 6 pm

📍 Location:

1507 Delano St, Houston, TX 77003

The Most Instagrammable city ever!

Don’t forget to save or bookmark this guide! Reference back when you’re ready for the fun festivities to begin!

If you’re looking for more events and things to do in Houston check out the UNATION website or the app for both iPhone and Android users. There is something there for everyone! If you want to follow the Stuff to Do in Houston team explore the city, be sure to follow the ladies on InstagramTikTok, and Facebook!