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Incredible and Insta-Worthy Places in Houston

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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 10 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!

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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!

Monday | 9:00am–7:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am–7:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am–7:00pm
Thursday | 9:00am–7:00pm
Friday | 9:00am–7:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am–7:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–7:00pm

📍1500 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004

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2. Graffiti Park

Houston is home to some incredible murals and works of street art, but where can you find them? Head down to the Graffiti Park, where you’ll find beautiful and diverse graffiti art to explore. There are so many murals in the area, and there are always new ones popping up! Your Instagram page is about to get a whole lot more colorful.

Monday | 24 Hours
Tuesday | 24 Hours
Wednesday | 24 Hours
Thursday | 24 Hours
Friday | 24 Hours
Saturday | 24 Hours
Sunday | 24 Hours

📍2102 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003

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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!

Monday | 8:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 8:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am–9:00pm

📍2800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

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There’s no better way to spend a night out or a Sunday Funday afternoon than with a visit to Present Company. This is a casual and cool bar that’s absolutely chock-full of eclectic décor and fun, colorful vibes. Add a creative and delicious drink menu and an amazing music selection, and you have the recipe for the perfect bar!

You will want to grab your closest BFFs and your cutest outfits for the fun photo ops at Present Company.

Saturday | 11AM–2AM
Sunday | 11AM–12AM
Monday | 3PM–12AM
Tuesday | 3PM–12AM
Wednesday | 3PM–12AM
Thursday | 3PM–12AM
Friday | 3PM–2AM

📍1318 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

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Did someone say patio restaurant? Batanga has one of the largest patios in Downtown Houston, and in our humble opinion, one of the most beautiful! With its string lights and floating umbrellas, this trendy restaurant is just begging to go on the ‘Gram.

Not to mention, the food is excellent! Featuring mouth-watering Latin tapas, Batanga’s menu is to die for. Not only is this restaurant exceptionally delicious, but it’s also one of the most Insta-worthy places in Houston.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍908 Congress St, Houston, TX 77002

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!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | Closed
Friday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍1121 Walker St, Houston, TX 77002

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7. Houston Is Inspired Mural

If you only visit one mural in Houston, it has to be this one. This amazing and colorful mural is one of the city’s most famous, and it’s a great way to show off your H-town pride on Insta. Our tip for a fun day out? Grab a bite at one of Main Street’s excellent restaurants, then walk over to this mural for a little photoshoot with your pals.

There’s no doubt that this is one of Houston’s most Insta-worthy places!

Monday | 24 Hours
Tuesday | 24 Hours
Wednesday | 24 Hours
Thursday | 24 Hours
Friday | 24 Hours
Saturday | 24 Hours
Sunday | 24 Hours

📍313 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

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8. 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 or some yummy pastries and coffee at Common Bond, then check out this awesome mural afterward.

Monday | 24 Hours
Tuesday | 24 Hours
Wednesday | 24 Hours
Thursday | 24 Hours
Friday | 24 Hours
Saturday | 24 Hours
Sunday | 24 Hours

📍3602 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007

9. Sabine Street Bridge

If you’re ever out for a stroll in Buffalo Bayou Park, don’t pass up the opportunity to witness the amazing scenery and sights on Sabine Street Bridge! You’ll see unobstructed views of the city skyline and the bayou itself. Feeling romantic? Add to the many locks that Houston couples have attached to the bridge as a symbol of love.

This is one of Houston’s best places to go for a walk, and it’s also one of the most Insta-worthy places in the city!

Monday | 24 Hours
Tuesday | 24 Hours
Wednesday | 24 Hours
Thursday | 24 Hours
Friday | 24 Hours
Saturday | 24 Hours
Sunday | 24 Hours

📍Buffalo Bayou Walk, Houston, TX 77019

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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.

Monday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Friday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am–6:00pm

📍1507 Delano St, Houston, TX 77003 

The Most Instagrammable City Ever!

We hope you loved our list of the most insta-worthy places in Houston. Check out our City Guide for a ton of great content covering Houston and other areas surrounding Houston. Find the best restaurants, shopping, happy hours and so much more.

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