Top 7 Most Instagrammable Spots in Downtown Lexington

By: Tara Weathers, DLP Intern

Finding new spots worthy of Instagram photos can be hard. Here’s our guide to the most picturesque spots of Downtown Lexington.

21c Hotel Museum If you’re looking to modernize your Insta feed check out the 21c Hotel Museum. This Hotel Museum has a contemporary look and is open 24/7 so you can get the perfect photo any time of day and don’t forget to snag a pic with their iconic Blue Penguin.

Photo via Instagram: @iavla_bailey


Unified Trust Community Ice RinkThe Unified Trust Company Ice rink is a great spot to get the perfect holiday photo and it’s located in Triangle Park so you can also get a picture with Lexington’s largest Christmas tree. Grab a group of friends or a date to capture the Downtown spirit of Lexington and don’t forget to grab a hot cocoa from Big L’s Gourmet Hot Dogs (classic or spiked) to keep you warm.

Photo via Instagram: @ellenbjellin


Buffalo Mural– Looking to add a spooky vibe to your Instagram Page? We got the mural for you. The Buffalo Mural located 139 Luigart Ave on North Limestone and has a little staircase that is great for the perfect pose.

Photo via Instagram: @Mienlaza


Goodfellas Distillery District– This a great place for more than just pizza. Located in the Distillery District Goodfellas offers a rustic look with an industrial feel and wood interior bringing an eclectic and modern feel to downtown Lexington. Goodfellas is located at 1228 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504.

Photo via Instagram: @kristinaschulman


The Lincoln Mural – This mural is a staple of Downtown Lexington and is full of bright colors that are sure to create a one-of-a-kind aesthetic for the gram. This mural is located on East Main street and is surrounded by great local restaurants so be sure to grab a bite to eat after your photo shoot.

Photo via Instagram: @visitlex


The Square–  Head over to The Square for great shopping and a quick picture with friends. Its Victorian Era facade will add a simple touch of sophistication to your Instagram feed this holiday season.

Photo via Instagram: @dfowler28


Bluetique Mural– Are you looking for a place to show off your fresh new outfit?  Peak right around the corner of Bluetique for one of the best shots for your Instagram. The cool tones of this building-sized mural will show your followers how you “Bleed Blue” in Downtown Lexington.

Photo via Instagram: @xooker