From food to landscapes, many of us fantasize about our next trips through Instagram. Read on for our short list of the best travel Instagram accounts in the world.

Followers: 40.9m

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 3.26.17 PM@natgeo

From wild animals to brilliant landscapes and far-away cultures, this storied publication has adjusted to the Digital Age just fine. In addition to the visual wonder that defines its feed, the NatGeo Instagram is also a fruitful resource for finding similarly inspiring photographers, articles and destinations.

Followers: 50.1k

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 3.27.37 PM@sweden

Yes, this is the Instagram for a country, and yes, it’s awesome. While the images are strictly from Sweden, the Scandinavian landscapes and crystal clear photography offers plenty of variety. If you were ever unsure as to whether or not this would be an inspiring place to visit, take some time to go through this feed and see if you’re not itching to buy a plane ticket afterwards.


Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 3.28.35 PM@matadornetwork

This wide-covering travel network is both an outstanding publication and vibrant photography source. The crowd-sourced feed is curated with young adventure travelers in mind and ranges from city skylines to remote natural sanctuaries in all corners of the world. If you want to submit an image, or see all of the images that people are sending Matador’s way, look up #TravelStoke.

Followers: 533K

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 3.29.35 PM@passionpassport

This is another Instagram account that’s fueled by the discerning and imaginative traveler. A community of photographers and storytellers submit to PassionPassport using its eponymous hashtag, and the folks behind the account post their favorite submissions. The general feel is modern and iconic with plenty of images of landmarks like the Flatiron Building with unique touches like pink flowers hanging in the foreground.

Followers: 1.4m

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 3.31.33 PM@travelandleisure

Another classic travel brand, T+L is an active and artful member of the Instagram travel community. Focused on more luxurious destinations and attractions than NatGeo, it’s an ideal feed for those who dream of treating themselves in the most vibrant and decadent locations in the world.

cover image @matadornetwork