Grand Rapids is just BOOMING with aesthetic spots around the city that make for adorable Instagram photo shoot backgrounds! Whether it be a mural, wall, coffee shop, cafe, or park, Grand Rapids has it ALL, and as long as your in the city, your Instagram will definitely stand out!
Here are just a few of our favorite GR “Instagrammable” spots! If you post pictures on your socials at any of these spots, tag us @iheartgr or hashtag #iheartgr, we would LOVE to see your Instagrammable pics! 😉
Choice One Bank Wall
Address: 330 Market Ave SW
Who doesn’t love a simple, white, modern backdrop that is beyond Insta-Worthy?! The Choice One Wall is on the side of Choice One Bank in GR and makes for the perfect place to snap some fun pictures wearing whatever colors in your wardrobe!
Ellen Rutt mural on Division
Address: 600 Division Ave N
This ADORABLE mural is located on the side of the road on Division right by the entrance to I-196 W! The mural is quite long and with every step you take, there is a new backdrop! We are absolutely obsessed with this photoshoot spot!! Ellen Rutt has a few murals scattered throughout the city and they ALL make for the perfect photo spots!
Rise Authentic Baking
Address: 1220 Fulton St W
Rise Authentic Baking Company is probably one of the most aesthetic places I’ve been to! On the inside they have their ever-famous Chelsea Michal Art mural and on the outside they have another ADORABLE mural by her that is just the perfect backdrop for your next Instagram picture 😉
Lions and Rabbits mural
Address: 1264 Plainfield Ave NE
This brand new mural at Lions and Rabbits is the cutest, most Instagrammable spot EVER! 🤩 If you’re anything like us, you may have seen people posting the cutest pictures in front of this wall and just HAD to know where it was! Well, we’re here to tell ya that it is at the Lions and Rabbits building on Plainfield Ave in the Creston neighborhood!!
Address: 1409 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Commune has the most aesthetic mural that is the perfect place for a photoshoot or even taking a new profile pic! The warm tones stacked on top of each other make for the perfect background. You can find the mural on the side of Commune!
Calvin University mural and ecosystem preserve
Address: 1750 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
If you consider yourself to be an outdoorsy person who loves the greens and the colors of the wildflowers, then heading over to the Calvin Ecosystem Preserve to take pictures sounds right up your alley! and while your there, do not neglect taking pictures against the stunning mural you’ll find in the underpass!
The Blue Bridge
Address: Blue Footbridge, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
The Blue Bridge is almost known as the “face” of Grand Rapids which means of course it is the perfect place to get pictures for your Instagram feed!
Fulton Street location: 1041 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Downtown location: 98 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Madcap Coffee is such a Grand Rapids gem and they have two locations within the city! Both locations are beyond aesthetic which of course means they are beyond Instagrammable! Find the perfect inner-city, earthy tone photo at their Monroe location and a bright and airy aesthetic at their Fulton St location!
Address: Campau Promenade, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
Did you know that the LOVE sculpture on Louis Campau Promenade downtown is one of many scattered around the US? (AND! 💡This is such a cute spot to get some pictures with your significant other ;))
43 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI
41 Cherry St SW, Grand Rapids, MI
50 Ottawa Ave NW
One of the most authentic views you can find in Grand Rapids is from the top of a parking garage. Here you can take pictures with the city as your background, and GR is the PERFECT background!