Boston’s Most Instagrammable Spots

Whether vacationing or living here full-time, show off your Boston lifestyle to all your friends


Boston is often lovingly referred to as a small town, a fitting description for a city of winding cobblestone streets, lush gardens and countless corner coffee shops. With newer architecture continually springing up in the Seaport district, Boston has become a city of contrasts, from our shining skyscrapers to posh Beacon Hill brownstones and eclectic South End bistros. Whether out for a night on the town or planning a sunny afternoon stroll, when it comes to the most Instagram-worthy spots in the city, we’ve got you covered. 


Beacon Hill beacon hill


Use Beacon Hill as the backdrop for some classy post-brunch photos with your friends. This posh Back Bay neighborhood features elegant brownstones with wrought-iron railings. Explore the area and you may even find some fairy-tale cobblestone streets. 


Charles Riverboat Company

harbor cruise


Our favorite pick, of course, is the view on the bow of our Riverboats from our Sunset Cruise. Sip the drink of your choice while cruising down the river. You don’t even have to pick – this tour offers views of Boston, Cambridge and the Charles! Give us a call at 617-621-300

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Boston University Bridge Boston University Bridge

The Boston University Bridge, directly accessible from the university campus, offers a stunning panoramic view of Boston and the Charles River. Perfect for selfies, group, or scenic photos, this view never fails to impress. 


Institute for Contemporary Art Institute for Contemporary Art

Give your feed a creative flair with pictures at the Institute for Contemporary Art. Located in Boston’s Seaport district, the ICA offers world-class modern art amidst a backdrop of the Boston harbor and skyline. 


Esplanade Footbridge Esplanade Footbridge

Take a break from tall buildings with a photo shoot on the Esplanade! A park located on the banks of the Charles River, the Esplanade has miles of bike paths, bridges, boating and more. Summertime is great for capturing these leafy reflections on camera.


Fan Pier Waterfront Fan Pier Waterfront

Get your downtown glamour on with some photos in the heart of Boston Seaport. With the harbor on one side and Boston’s tallest buildings on the other, this is a backdrop your Instagram followers won’t soon forget. 


Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Rose F. Kennedy Greenway

If you’re looking for an eclectic mix of city and greenery, grab your camera and your friends and head down to the greenway! You’ll find leafy shrubs and bright flowers against a cityscape backdrop – a combo that never disappoints.