Whether you’re in town for a visit or a long-time local, there are plenty of new & beautiful places to capture the moment with only a phone in hand. Check out our top 12 most “Instagramable Spots in OKC.”
Views from @myriadgardens yesterday. I love that OKC has such an accessible and beautiful park in the heart of downtown. From the time we got there to the time we left, there were families with their little ones laughing, coworkers from the businesses near by working out together, friends catching up on the cool green grass, a field trip of students learning more about the plants and how they sustain humanity. It’s one of the best places to #seeokc and its people. In partnership with @visitokc
What could be more picturesque than 15 acres of floral abundance? Pair that with the gorgeous Crystal Bridge, covered by over 3,000 glass panels, and you’re transported to Tropical Wet/Dry zones to experience more exotic foliage. Seasonal activities abound so, no matter what time of year you visit, there’s always something to ‘gram year-round.
One of the most beautiful places in OKC, the Oklahoma National Memorial & Museum inspires awe and reverence from every angle. Try showing up at sunrise or sunset for incredible natural light and serene views.
3. OKC Murals
Oklahoma City's art game is so strong that even the underpasses beneath the freeway are painted with colorful motifs. 😍 If you've been following me long enough, you'd know how obsessed I am with finding interesting street art or murals in every city I visit. In that sense, OKC is an outdoor museum! 🎨 Which is your favorite city for street art? 🖌️: Abstract Passages by @pyramidguy @visitokc #SeeOKC
Public art has been popping up all over town & our insta-feeds are loving it. Check out a few of our favorites: Steven Adams’ Portrait (Arts District), Keep Oklahoma Friendly (Bleu Garten), Plaza Walls (Plaza District), The Okctopus (Bricktown) & Oklahoma Aiukli (Western Avenue).
I don’t often post interior shots but when they look like @commonplaceokc does I’m willing to make an exception 😍 I’m in Oklahoma City for the first time exploring with @visitokc. The verdict so far? Everything is so beautiful, everyone is so dang nice, and there are soooo many things to do here. I already have a long list of things for next time because three days is just not enough! Have y’all visited OKC yet? #seeokc
The abundance of bright colors and natural lighting landed the Kitchen at Commonplace on the list. The touch of wood and gold accents creates a luxurious ambiance that will liven up your Instagram feed.
5. Skydance Bridge
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Designed by Hans Butzer, the architect who created the OKC Memorial & Museum, the Skydance Bridge pays homage to the Oklahoma state bird, the Scissortail Flycatcher. Its unique & modern design pairs well with the ever-growing city skyline in the background. Pro tip: Skydance Bridge lights up at night for evening photo ops.
Life is fleeting. Stop + smell the roses. Drink the champagne. Say your prayers. Say thank you. Say no sometimes. Say yes, more. Kiss your spouse. All the time. Tell your kids how proud of them, you are. Stay an extra 10 mins at work to finish a task instead of leaving it for tmw. Have Sunday dinner with your friends. Make a new friend. Travel more. Even if it’s only a town away. We forget how fortunate we are to live this day with who we have in it. Squeeze the ones you love ❤️. Life. Is. Beautiful.
This OKC entertainment destination is the perfect place to snap a selfie that will be nothing short of profile worthy. Clink glasses on the outdoor patio trimmed with macramé & succulents or move indoors to the main dining or intimate lounge. No matter where you sit, it’s bound to be a photo worthy spot.
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If you’re in OKC, the Boathouse District needs to be on your list. The modern architecture that makes up the separate boathouses provide a perfect backdrop or catch the action & energy of Riversport Adventures. Perhaps the sun reflecting off the water as you canoe your way down the Oklahoma River is more your style. No matter where you pose, there are plenty of outdoor activity to keep your camera roll full.
Strung Out We didn’t know that #OklahomaCity had a Ferris Wheel when we arrived - so we definitely didn’t know that the wheel is the old Santa Monica Ferris Wheel. When we pulled up to the park - I was so excited to find that it’s circled by a bunch of hammocks that are open for lounging all day and a huge green space for kids. This was one of the best finds of the trip. . . #visitokc #vacationmode #oklahomaphotographer #girlswithgypseysouls #girlswhotravel #dametraveler #outdoorwomen #sheisnotlost #shewhowanders #femmetravel #wearetravelgirls #sheadventures #realtravel #vacation #travelholic #instago #travelling #tourism #mytravelgram #igtravel #instapassport
Nothing says “Instagram” quite light a giant Ferris wheel and the Wheeler District does not disappoint. Take a selfie while relaxing in one of the many hammocks, play corn hole with your friends or get perfect downtown views from atop the Wheeler Ferris Wheel. Don’t forget to snap a few pics in front of the giant OKC sculpture to complete the collage.
Home. Home is how I feel when I’m with you. You make my heart feel a comfort that I believe so many long for, but may never find. Laughter. You make me laugh. Not just laugh, but the good kind of laugh. The laughter that makes my heart sing and feel a joy that every time I smile, I feel it deep in my soul. The way you hold my hand. The way you look at me when I’m into a movie or talking about something I love, and the way you kiss my forehead and hug me so tight that I don’t want to let go. This is a once in a lifetime love. A love that I can’t fathom without. A love that so many take for granted or is lost in an instant. I promise not just for myself and you, but for those who have lost to honor this love every day because we all deserve even just a tiny sliver of a moment in it🌈
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has dynamic range of picturesque exhibitions, including one of the world’s largest public collections of Dale Chihuly glass. Explore the museum’s newest exhibit, "Van Gogh, Monet, Degas", or head up to the rooftop for an uninterrupted view of OKC’s skyline.
10. Factory Obscura
One of the things that surprised me about @VisitOKC was just how colorful it was. Colorful walls, neon signs, and unique art covered the city! Originally I had thought of OKC as more Western but my trip completely changed my perception! What do you think of when you think of OKC? I bet it will change after you visit! #mcaoklahomatravelseries #seeOKC . . I bought this dress a while back but I’ve linked a couple of options over @liketoknow.it Make sure to download it and follow MyCurlyAdventures to shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #visitokc #visitoklahoma #oklahomacity #okc #okcblogger #okcbloggers #dallasblogger #LTKwedding #liketkit @liketoknow.it #LTKunder50 #LTKunder100 #LTKtravel #LTKstyletip #LTKspring #LTKsalealert http://liketk.it/2COiY #whitedress #bachelorettepartydress #dallasfashionblogger #latinafashionblogger #latinxblogger #latinablogger #dallasinfluencer #curlygirl
Take a step into the 80’s at Factory Obscura’s “Mix-Tape” and find immersive art experiences at every glance. The walls are lined with moveable shapes, so you can create your own background esthetic. The vibrant, quirky atmosphere makes for the perfect insta-worthy photo. Trust us when we say you need this in your feed.
11. 21c Museum Hotel
Wander the hallways of this unique museum concept & you’ll find Instagramable shots around every corner (including the iconic Purple Penguin). Located on the West End of downtown, in the Arts District, and occupying the historic Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant, 21c Museum Hotel is a 135-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, cultural civic center and home to Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge.
12. Café Disco
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OKC’s newest macaroon and coffee shop is nothing short of profile worthy. Whether you’re sipping coffee while lounging on a chic pastel couch or enjoying a macaroon while bathing in natural light, a Café Disco pic is the perfect addition to your feed.