Twelve up-and-coming local Instagram accounts in Raleigh, NC

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Ready to up your Instagram game? Well, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of some of Raleigh’s up-and-coming local Instagram influencers (under 10,000 followers). *Follow* along if you want to discover more of the Triangle. You may find a new favorite dish, boutique or class on the way.

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Beck Eats World | 7,056 followers

Beck shares all various kinds of yummy food offered around the Triangle — dinner, drink, dessert — she does not discriminate.

That Vegetarian Couple | 3,881 followers

Vegetarians rejoice. That Vegetarian Couple has got you covered. They’re sharing delicious no-meat options around the area. 

Food Cravingz  | 5,536 followers

Chrishonda is giving you all the must-try pizza joints, food trucks, and ice cream shops. Oh, and did we mention that she does giveaways?

Raleigh Food Trap | 8,907 followers

Raleigh Food Trap is filled with delicious, colorful eats. Warning: These mouth-watering pictures will make you hungry.


Welcometoraleighwood | 9,633 followers

You’ll find a little of everything on welcometoraleighwood. Lindsay shares little snippets of her life — including good food, staycations, parks and more.

Thepeashykeen | 4,084 followers

Alicia is one stylish chick. But if you’re not looking for outfit inspo, you should definitely follow her for adventure ideas.

Taylorhopemclean | 7,795 followers

Taylor describes her account as a journal of small businesses, local eats, activities, and life.

Betterwithju | 1,902 followers

While we love all the foodie content on Juyoung’s account — we also love the little snippets into life in Durham. 


Best Local NC | 8,565 followers

Best Local NC highlights some of NC’s best local food vendors, events, bars, and restaurants. They’ve also been known to feature a mural or two.

Experience_raleigh | 9,813 followers

Experience Raleigh shares a plethora of interests — history, fun things to do, good views — there’s something for everyone.

Findlovetravel | 8,156 followers

Sam’s photos will give you serious wanderlust.

Thisisraleigh | 1,469 followers

This adorable, Australian family documents their adventures around Raleigh + shares their unique finds.