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Top 10 DC Instagrammers to Follow


In anticipation of Independence Day on the 4th of July, we used CrowdRiff to find the top Instagrammers in Washington, DC. If you’re looking for ideas on where to visit, eat or watch fireworks in the capital this holiday weekend, check them out! Their feeds are full of local insight and inspiration.




@thisisjamesj posts photos of a wide variety of subjects from yoga to flowers to downtown DC. His architecture shots capture some neat building designs around the city.


That new ubiquity. #ccdc #acreativedc #? #shotoniphone6

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This nutritionist shares recipes and health tips with the pictures she posts of her delicious looking creations. She makes eating healthy look not only appealing but manageable.


?? #cravings • ? @talinegabriel

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@_seized is an urban photographer whose photos feature little color, but tell powerful stories and provide unique perspectives of DC using black, grey and white.


It's a whole lotta winnin' on this side

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Our favorite photos on this account are the fancy picnic ones with lots of bright patterns, colors and of course food. @aydaarrt sure knows how to give her meals proper TLC and make food look even better than it tastes!




This fashionable Instagram all-star finds the most picturesque places in DC to take hip pictures, recently accompanied by an adorable weimaraner pup named Luna (who shares an Instagram account with @_0mari’s two cats).


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@pootie_ting’s latest Instagram trend is finding all of the colorful murals in DC to pose with and snap pictures of, filling the feed with bright colors, patterns and Pride advocacy.





Like a good food Instagram account should, @dcfoodies hits your sweet spot and shows you where to go for the best bites in the city. Check them out if you’re looking for lunch or a snack while you’re out and about in DC on Independence Day!


Hope everyone had a good Memorial Day weekend!!!!! Summer is here 😀 #DCFOODIES #foodporn pic: @onehangrygal

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@paddyleahy takes beautiful photos of Washington DC’s most famous monuments as well as its small hidden beauties. The photos inspire followers to visit and see what sights of the capital they can find and capture.


Sunrise at the Washington Monument.

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Insta-mom @pluswonderland shows off how incredibly cute her son is as well as her artistic skills and love for flowers. You can bet that once her kids (she has another one on the way!) get older you can turn to her account for family-fun ideas in DC.




This girl really knows the ins and outs of DC. Her pictures all show off cool spots to visit in the city, publicize local events and beautifully showcase the city’s famous monuments and photo-ops.


Take a load off. #igdc

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Finding and collaborating with influential social power users can help your destination see what is trending and reach thousands of people that you would otherwise not have access to.

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To all of our American friends, Happy Independence Day!  We will be celebrating the 4th of July in spirit from our desks up here in Canada – we already had our fun.


Header Image Credit: Jack Says Relax