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The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

Upgrade your Instagram game with our definitive guide to Chicago’s most likable sights

Morgan Olsen
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Morgan Olsen

Our city is damn fine, and your Instagrams prove it. We perused the social media platform in search of Chicago’s top shots—from game-changing paletas to vibrant murals and an epic library. Along the way, we discovered that Chicago not only has its fill of awe-inspiring sights but also an excess of excellent photographers (that’s you). These are the 25 stunning images that will make your followers double-tap.

1. Palm leaf mural at Eden

2. Atop the Play Garden at Maggie Daley Park

3. Joe and Rika Mansueto Library at University of Chicago

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4. Military latte at Sawada Coffee

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5. The Original Rainbow Cone

6. Palm House at Garfield Park Conservatory

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7. Chicago Water Taxi

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8. Greetings from Chicago mural in Logan Square

9. Cheeseburger and golden fries from Small Cheval

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10. Yale Building

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11. 3 Arts Club Cafe at Restoration Hardware

12. Paletas at La Michoacana Premium

13. Johnson Publishing Archive at Stony Island Arts Bank

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14. A cheese pull at Pequod’s Pizza

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15. Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo

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16. The flamingo mural at the Flamingo Rum Club

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17. The view from Cindy’s Rooftop

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18. Gather Home + Lifestyle

19. Box of doughnuts from Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee

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20. Silly Rabbit at the Sixth

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21. Sky’s the Limit at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

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22. The Garden of the Phoenix

23. Oriel staircase at the Rookery Building

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24. Tiki drinks at Lost Lake

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25. Chicago from above

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