21 Local Instagrams That Will Make You Fall in Love with Lincoln

July 22, 2020Add a CommentPosted By

Needless to say, there are a few misconceptions about Lincoln. But we are so much more than cornfields and farmlands. We are music-loving, community-centered, culture connoisseurs and our local Instagrammers prove it!

From neighborhood snapshots to trendsetters and photographers, our feed tells the story of our capital city as only the locals can. So give them a follow and whenever you need a reminder of how great Lincoln is—just scroll through your feed!

Wintery Locomotive Aesthetic


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Lincoln Depot is always pretty—but there’s something about the snow that really makes it breathtaking. Head to Lincoln’s Haymarket District to see the historic CB&Q Locomotive on display for yourself the next time you get a chance.

 

Murals for Days


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We could spend days talking about all of the beautiful murals located around Lincoln, but we’ll stick to just showing you this jaw-dropping one painted by Maggie Weber. Give her a follow at @magdalenamurals to see behind the scenes of her painting beautiful murals all over Omaha and Lincoln.

 

#GoBigRed


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We just had to include a Huskers football picture on this list. Our city’s love for football is strong. So strong, in fact, that on game day, Memorial Stadium becomes the third-largest city in Nebraska. Talk about dedication.

 

Our New Favorite Burger


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This burger snapshot from Honest Abes is making us drool all over our phones. Swing over to their downtown location to pick one up for yourself—and take a picture to make all of your followers jealous while you’re at it.

 

Who Run The World?


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Girls of course! When we think of awesome ladies we think of our NSAA Girls Basketball Championship winners along with so many other strong and amazing female athletes at UNL.

 

Falling in Love with Lincoln


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Our city is drop-dead gorgeous at any time of year, but there is something special about Lincoln in the fall.

 

A Natural Paradise


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It will never cease to amaze us that there are so many interesting and beautiful creatures that call our area home. Just check out this stunning capture from @limu1201!

 

Create Your Own Sunshine


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Even in the most difficult of times, Lincoln residents are always working to help lift up the community, whether it’s through volunteering, supporting local businesses or leaving happy messages on their driveway for all to see.

 

The Definition of #LincolnFoodie


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We can practically taste these s’mores cookies from The Chocolate Tortoise. Is this picture giving you a cookie craving? You can actually order these online through Etsy, here.

 

With Friends Like These


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There’s nothing like exploring the city with your best buds. And what better city to explore than the beautiful Star City?

 

Let’s Go Fly a Kite


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Great idea, Christa! We can’t think of a better activity than flying a kite on a warm, spring day. Grab one and head to the park—or make your own using this tutorial from WikiHow.

 

We Are in This Together


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We are always astounded by how our community reacts to adversity—whether it’s from natural disasters or a global pandemic. This mural, painted by many wonderful artists, reminds us that we are in this together, no matter what.

 

It’s Electric!


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We love this gallery of local electricians getting the job done! Lincoln’s plethora of service workers are incredibly important to our community, and these photos are just a small glimpse into what they do to help us out.

 

Sunsets and Lilypads


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The Sunken Gardens are always beautiful, but maybe just a touch more during sunset. We love spending the late afternoon strolling through the foliage and looking at the scenery.

 

Such a Mood


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This adorable girl is almost as excited as we are about the prospect of hanging out at Zipline Brewing. Almost.

 

Art is Everywhere


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This Everette mural captures all of our favorite local buildings and puts them in a whole new light. The creative concept, the vibrant colors and tangible personality practically screams Lincoln and we can’t get enough of it.

 

Kayaking in Holmes Lake


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Our serene natural areas are just some of the reasons we love living in Lincoln. Just the thought of pulling a kayak into Holmes Lake early in the morning makes us smile!

 

What Everyone Thinks Lincoln Looks Like


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This photo is a fantastic reminder to support our local farmers. Curious how you can do that? Check out our guide to getting local produce in the area!

 

What Lincoln Actually Looks Like


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Lincoln actually has one of the most thriving music scenes in the country, with plenty of successful musicians getting their start right here. Plus, our area usually plays host to some amazing music festivals throughout the year, including Lincoln Calling and the Nebraska Folk & Roots Festival!

 

The Ice Cream to Our Popcorn


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Indulging in ice cream and popcorn at Maize Popcorn is just one of ways we #treatourselves in Lincoln. You just can’t beat their butterscotch flavor.

 

Impatiently Waiting


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This photo from Justin Mohling is of us, impatiently waiting for Husker Sports to come back. Because #GoBigRed is more than just a hashtag — it’s a lifestyle.

 

Share the love, Lincoln

If you have any favorite local Instagrammers or photos of our city, we’d love to see them. Tag us at @npdodge or use #TheDodgeVoice!


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