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Instagram accounts that will have you dreaming of Los Angeles

Kelsey Watson Nov 05, 2018 9:44 am

Every second person you meet in LA is a celebrity, YouTuber, or influencer – or at least aspiring to be one. This is the place where people dream of having their name in lights… and by lights, we mean the “Explore” page on IG.

While there is definitely no shortage of LA content floating around, some Instagrammers just know what’s up when capturing that SoCal vibe.

So, next time you’re daydreaming of LA, check out these Instagram accounts to satisfy that urge to go to the land of palm trees and sunshine.



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A post shared by Discover Los Angeles (@discoverla) on

The name says it all – you can truly discover the city with Discover LA. If you’re looking for accommodations, city guides, or hot spots to discover (last one we promise), this account is your Holy Grail. Open your Notes and start planning your next vacay!



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A post shared by Aimee Song (@songofstyle) on

Aimee Song is one of the OG fashion bloggers in the game. When you browse through her feed, with nearly five million followers to boot, you can expect an aesthetic oasis. If you’re looking for an IG revamp, Aimee is also a New York Times bestselling author of Capture Your Style. Her gorgeously laid out book is a how-to guide to curating your best feed and learning how to build a top Instagram brand – brb running to Chapters. This IG superstar is a true inspiration, which is why it’s no surprise that she made it to Forbes’ coveted 30 Under 30 List in 2016.



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A post shared by @_elyunior_ on

Los Angeles is more than just Hollywood Boulevard. It’s a diverse cultural hub. Although IG mostly showcases sunset and beach pics, _elyunior_ captures real moments which encapsulates the true beauty of LA. This is LA’s answer to Humans of New York – and we’re so into it.



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A post shared by Love and Loathing Los Angeles (@loveandloathingla) on

Caroline is truly living her best life – eating, drinking, and experiencing everything LA has to offer. You can find her soaking up the Cali sun, treating herself to the tastiest eats in the city (paired with a bevvy, of course), or attending the hottest events. Follow her to channel your inner Angeleno.



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A post shared by #dineLA (@dinela) on

Since food = life, we’re a huge fan of Discover LA’s sister account that’s dedicated to all things food. No matter what you’re in the mood for, Dine LA has a little taste of everything. Give them a follow for all the must-try spots.



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A post shared by LA Bucket List 🌴 (@losangelesbucketlist) on

LA Bucket List is a curated guide created by the makers of Bucket Listers. LA Bucket List showcases the ultimate LA experiences. From cool sights in (and just outside) of the city, to amazing views and beaches, it truly lives up to its name. Now, what are you waiting for? Start checking off that list.



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A post shared by Art khach (@artbyartla) on

Get ready to teleport to the sky. Art’s feed is filled with aerial views, giving a bird’s eye view of this vast, sprawling city. He has a gift for capturing the most epic scenes in California and incorporating vibrant colours that leave us in awe.



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A post shared by Sara Toufali (@saratoufali) on

Sara aka the Plant Queen knows how to turn any space into a lush paradise. Her home is serious goals and her feed is so beautifully curated, we can’t tear our eyes away. If you’re looking for home decor inspo, or love all things plants and blooms, then she’s your girl. Warning: You may have a sudden urge to turn your home into a chic garden.



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A post shared by L.A. Foodie (@lafoodie) on

This husband and wife duo hunts for the best food in LA, plain and simple. They find the most delicious, new, unique, and wild eats in the city. Think insanely stacked burgers and drool-worthy brunches. If that isn’t life goals, we don’t know what it is. Now, try looking through their feed without drooling, we dare you.



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A post shared by kim genevieve (@kimgenevieve) on

Pinks, pastels, palm trees… this LA-based photographer has the cutest feed we’ve ever laid eyes on. Kim’s beautiful photography and positive vibes are guaranteed to boost your happiness levels. Her love of Mondays (yes, Mondays) and enjoying the little things in life can put a smile on anyone’s face.



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A post shared by Darin (@debodoes) on

Sucker for a good sunset? So are we. That’s why Darin is a must follow for if you’re into cotton candy skies and one-of-a-kind Cali sunsets. We’ll forever be living vicariously though him, and saving snaps to set as our iPhone wallpaper.



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A post shared by Los Angeles (@patrickc_la) on

Step away from the beaches, and into the city. Patrick is serving up city vibes by showcasing LA from different perspectives. This drone pilot is always ready to take you on a journey through his incredible captures, whether he’s out and about in the city, or exploring the world.



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A post shared by MICHELLE CARIGMA (@_modernfit) on

Fitness in LA is more than just hiking Runyon Canyon and drinking smoothies. Michelle incorporates fitness, wellness, and style so flawlessly we wonder how we can also look that good doing it. From her sleek gym fits to off-duty street style, she’s killing the game.



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A post shared by LetMeEatCake (@letmeeatcake) on

This Cali girl gifts us a feed filled with delicious sweets and treats. From ice cream sandwiches to chocolatey pies, there’s no shortage of tasty offerings in LA. If you have a serious sweet tooth, look no further. She is proof there’s ALWAYS room for dessert.



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A post shared by Los Angeles 🌴 by Scott (@losangeles) on

This account embodies everything Insta-worthy about LA. The sights, the views, the beaches… Scott covers it all with his own personal twist.

When it comes to LA, the inspiration is endless. We’re continuously inspired by the culture, arts, sights, and diversity of the city. We’d love to see your LA moments, so snap away, and share the goods.

Share your snaps with us using the hashtag #dailyhivemapped.

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