20 local Instagram accounts to follow

Head to Instagram and get to following these Boston influencers. 📲

Seven dogs posing on Beacon Hill street

We’ve got the paw-fect account recommendation for dog lovers.

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From mouth-watering restaurant reviews to items to add to your local bucket list, Boston’s influencers post it all.

Time to get following — we’ve compiled a list of the top Instagram accounts to add to your feed (plus one account that might look a bit familiar).

For the foodies

Marwa | @bostonfoodlist

  • This Boston local showcases foodie experiences + events, plus the best dining in the city and beyond to more than 108k followers.

Maddie Gatto + Rachel Eng | @twotastebuddiez

  • This duo of Northeastern and Boston College grads also has a large following on TikTok, bringing viewers along with them to coffee shops, restaurants, and bars.

Brunches of Boston | @brunchesofboston

  • As the name suggests, this is the account to follow if you brunch a bunch. While you’re at it, check out our guide to 40+ local brunch spots.

Emily Chan | @bostonfoodgram

  • Pro tip: check her Q+A story highlight for coffee shops, burger shops + cocktail bars to try.

Brittany Di Capua | @bostonfoodjournal

  • Meals on heels, anyone? Brittany takes food photography a step up.

Jennifer Long | @bostonfoodbae

  • Follow for all the best recommendations, from savory dumplings to sweet gelato. We especially love this guide to Asian-owned restaurants.
Brownstones on a foggy day

If there’s a notable streetscape, Matthew Dickey has likely documented it.

Picture-perfect profiles

Matthew Dickey | @streetscapecurator

  • Nobody knows Boston architecture quite like Matthew Dickey. Get to know the history buff behind this stellar streetscape feed.

Colleen Blair | @travelikealocalma

  • If you’re feeling wanderlust lately, follow this Bay Stater for travel inspiration + things to do around New England any time of year.

Media by Marvin | @mediabymarvin

  • We never get tired of seeing Boston from above — and really, any angle this photographer and videographer chooses.

Oleg Schapov | @oschapov

  • This account takes drone photography to entirely new heights.

Brian | @brianmcw

  • Brownstones + florals are the perfect combo, and this Boston photographer proves it.

Bret Clancy | @bretclancy

  • Check out sweeping, stunning shots of Boston’s streets and iconic architecture.

Betsy Silverman | @betsysilvermancollage

  • This Boston artist posts collages on everything from a busy Downtown Crossing to historic North End streets.
For incredible skyline photos like this one, turn to @oschapov. | Photo by @oschapov

For incredible skyline photos like this one, turn to @oschapov. | Photo by @oschapov

Local lifestylists

Alaina Pinto | @alainapinto

  • The former Boston news reporter shares about day trips from the city, hidden gem experiences + local events.

Erika | @bostonbeergirl

  • Sip back and relax while Erika highlights lots of local beers at taprooms around the state.

Carrie | @bostonbookfanatic

  • From book reviews to aesthetic bookshelf photos, give this Boston bookstagrammer a follow for all things local + literary.

Steven Watson | @thepieddogwalker

  • We paws-itively love the snaps from this local dog walker and photographer.

Kate Weiser | @bucketlistboston

  • The Boston-based influencer shares everything from trendy bars to Red Sox games and shots of the Central Library.

Only In Boston | @onlyinbos

  • The account that keeps ~350,000 followers laughing with commentary that only Bostonians would understand.

Jean Wang | @jean_wang

  • This local mom combines a parenting blog, fashion inspiration + must-do Boston events all into one account.

BOStoday | @bostoday

  • Oh yeah, that’s us — follow for breaking news in real time + even more events happening in our city.
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