If you’re like me you love getting lost in great travel imagery, and Instagram provides one of the best ways to do that. Here are some of my favorite Instagram travel accounts that you may not have heard of, but I think everyone should follow. Some are professionals and some aren’t but they all have one thing in common – a fierce love of travel and sharing their experiences with the world. In these beautiful Instagram travel accounts you’ll see everything from descriptive city scenes to landscapes that look like they were plucked out of a fantasy novel.
It was hard to select just a few of the many accounts that I follow and I purposefully decided to avoid featuring Instagram travel accounts that always make these lists. Why? Well, to be honest they don’t need any more attention shone on them, most people already know of their incredible work which I love too. No, today I wanted instead to highlight some OTHER folks doing amazing work.
Naturally, this is just my personal opinion and it’ll probably change over time. But as of today, these are the 16 Instagram travel accounts that I look forward to seeing everyday and am thankful that they have allowed all of us the privilege of being included in their daily lives and global adventures.
No matter what your specific travel preferences might be, I guarantee you’ll discover new and exciting accounts on this list. So go, take a look and let me know what you think! Also, if you know of some great accounts that could use a little more attention, be sure to post their Instagram user name in the comments section below.
Best Instagram Travel Accounts
In NO particular order, honest.
Rob is the brains behind the travel blog and YouTube channel “Stop Having A Boring Life,” and his life is definitely anything but dull. Follow him for fun, quirky and always interesting travel photos from all corners of the globe.
An early adopter, the Vagabondish has been a leader in the travel blogger community for years and his photos show why. A great hodge podge of experiences, this account never fails to disappoint.
Leah is an exceptional professional on her blog and that absolutely translates to her Instagram account. The photos are beautiful but also well thought out, obviously designed to provide all of us with some great shots to drool over.
If you’re looking for amazing landscapes and jaw dropping shots of natural beauty, then this is the account for you. Just take a look and see what I mean.
I used to think that Caspar was a video guy, and then I saw his Instagram feed. I instantly felt inferior when I look at his amazing photos which aren’t just well composed, but beautiful.
Equal parts travel writer and photographer, this account will make you change the way you look at the world. His unique perspective and ability to consistently amaze are why you should follow him.
If images of amazing luxury travel experiences are what you’re for then look no further. There are a lot of luxury travelers (including myself) out there, but Mrs. O is one of my favorite accounts to follow.
All social media platforms introduce us to folks around the world, but Instagram is especially intimate and I love seeing how people in other countries experience the world, like Instagrammer extraordinaire Angie. Check out her account for artistic and thoughtful images from every corner of the planet.
I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting Jeff and I got to see how he does what he does and that only made me appreciate his abilities as a photographer that much more. He’s one of the best out there and his photos are truly works of art.
Michael is yet another one of a unique breed – excellent writers who are also excellent photographers. Just as he has a way of crafting words, his photos tell stories that are just as impactful.
Ryan is a very unique young man who has been through a lot in life. Those experiences have in turn, however, created a fine artist with a very unique voice and a marvelous eye for the things many of us miss every day. Follow him to see more of the world and expand your mind in the process.
I’ve been a big fan of Beth’s for a long time for a simple reason – she makes me want to visit places I’ve never been. That’s at the core of what great travel storytelling should be and her photos in particular demonstrate a keen ability to transport followers almost anywhere.
A prolific traveler and writer, Nicole seeks adventure and luxury wherever she goes and she almost always finds it. Her account follows these experiences and I know you’ll love following along as much as I do.
This San Francisco based photographer has a fierce love of capturing the spirit of America, along with some basset hounds and quirky finds thrown in. He’s another example of a true professional and his photos will make you ache to see more.
What I like best about this account is the photographer’s knack of capturing things that may seem familiar, but in very different ways. Plus the subject matter tends to be of places new to me, which is always fun to follow.
Paul is a social media legend and if you follow him on Twitter (as you should) then his colorful and fun Instagram account is an absolute no-brainer.
PLUS, – Me, @LandLopers
Ok, I hate it when other bloggers do this, but I would be remiss if I didn’t at least make a small plug for myself. I’ve been devoting a lot more time to Instagram and I have quickly fallen in love with the platform. So take a peek and let me know what you think!