With words like "instaworthy" weaving their way into our vernacular, it's no wonder that bars, restaurants, and other local businesses are catering to the social media craze. By creating a prime backdrop for Instagram pictures into their decor, everyone wins - you get great content, and businesses get free advertising! Read on to learn about some of the best Instagram backgrounds in the 727area that you've got to have on your feed. 

The Refillery

This zero-waste store located in St. Petersburg is the perfect place for a sustainable, DIY post. They have everything you need to create your own zero-waste, eco-friendly scrubs, deodorants, and cleaners. Not only is the interior of this unique retail store picture-perfect, but the outside of their building is also a great spot to strike a pose in front of their vibrant Florida-themed mural by the Vitale Brothers!  

The 600 Block of St. Petersburg

On the note of murals, if you're looking to shake up your Instagram content with eccentric local art, look no further than The 600 Block of St. Petersburg. The alley between Central Avenue and 1st Avenue North is home to one of the densest concentrations of murals in the city. You can grab a camera, stroll amongst the art, and pick your favorite mural as the backdrop for your next post. Even some of the shops along Central Avenue on the 600 Block have awesome artwork inside, like  Central Melt and The Hyppo St. Petersburg.

Pete's General

This cozy neighborhood general store is so aesthetically pleasing that it's hard to resist snapping a pic for the 'Gram as you snag some locally-made delicacies. This one-stop-shop features makers of various goods from around the community, as well as fresh, handmade bagels. 

The Canopy Rooftop Lounge

If a selfie with a craft cocktail in hand and a fourth-story view of St. Pete's waterfront is what your feed is missing, The Canopy is the spot for you. This rooftop lounge perched above The Birchwood has more than just a killer view, also offering guests private cabanas and living room seating surrounding firepits. 

Record Stores

Want to show your followers your love for vintage vinyl? Or maybe just your eye for a killer shot? Head to one of St. Pete's record stores and browse through the aisles in your favorite hipster attire while your friends hype you up for the perfect shot. Some of the best spots to check out include Bananas MusicPlanet Retro Records, and Daddy Kool Records.

Baum Avenue Market

This bright and airy market in the EDGE District of St. Petersburg provides a fresh and clean background for your latest post. You can strike a pose in front of the vibrant green leaves hanging in front of their stark white wall for a pop of color, or with a sweet treat or cocktail in hand from one of the market's vendors. 

Pinball Arcade Museum 

The Pinball Arcade Museum recently opened its doors in the Grand Central District, and not only is it the perfect place for pinball wizards, but it also makes for a fantastic photoshoot. The interactive museum is lined with vintage pinball machines just begging to be played and posted on your feed. 

The Dali Museum

The Dali Museum has no shortage of Instagram backdrops available. You can snap a selfie in front of the iconic domed architecture, or their wishing tree decorated with colorful daily admission bracelets. If you're feeling silly, you can even complete your look with a giant replica of Dali's signature 'stache. 

No Vacancy

This vintage-Florida themed watering hole in the EDGE District of St. Petersburg was basically made for Instagram. From the bathroom to the bar bites, everything in this place is worthy of its own post. We recommend bringing your flock with you and ordering a giant punchbowl to share with each other and your followers. 

Chihuly Collection  

Enter into a magical, otherworldly experience and bring your followers with you. The Chihuly Collection is home to blown glass creations that spark wonder with their eccentric colors, shapes, and lighting. A picture taken in their gallery is sure to make someone scrolling through their feed stop in awe. 

When you're in a city as charming as St. Petersburg, it's hard not to find a perfect background for a photo around every corner. To stay in the loop on all of the best backgrounds, bars, and beaches in the 727area, be sure to join our network today! We're your go-to source for all the best things to do in St. Pete

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