We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite Instagram accounts. These outdoor photographers and artists share powerful photos and even better stories. They remind us of the power of nature to inspire creativity and awaken our sense of awe.
Follow along as these Instagrammers travel across the globe, advocate for diversity in the outdoors, and promote wild spaces.
This California-based explorer captures the magic of wild spaces and promotes preservation along the way. His Instagram feed is sure to give you some serious wanderlust!
Inspiring a love for the mountains and a passion for climbing, Jeremy Collins uses his Instagram feed to share stunning line drawings and to advocate for the environment. Follow along to see his stunning hand-drawn artwork and stimulate your creative side.
Ambreen Tariq’s uplifting outdoor posts advocate for diversity and inclusion in the outdoors. Tariq discusses how her identities—as a woman, a person of color, an immigrant, and a Muslim—affect her experience outdoors. She started her Instagram account as a platform for people of color to share their stories. Read about her mission on Outside Magazine!
From weekend escapes to the Rockies to tiny homes, follow this Colorado photographer as she documents the good life in one of our favorite states.
Jared Kohn’s micron-pen drawings evoke a sense of wanderlust and raw passion for natural spaces. Follow this South African illustrator and architect as he draws, draws, draws.
@womenwhoexplore offers a community for women to share stories about their adventures in the outdoors. Follow along for enchanting mountain photos and for features on women taking on incredible outdoor pursuits.
For alluring underwater scenes, follow wildlife photojournalist and National Geographic photographer @brianskerry as he dives beneath the waves and documents our diverse oceans to preserve marine life.
Passionate about animals? Check out Mission:Wolf, a solar-powered wolf sanctuary in Westcliffe, Colorado that provides rehabilitation programs for rescued captive wolves. Marvel at the beauty of these majestic creatures and join us in Colorado to work alongside them.
Did you know that backpackers are 50 percent more creative after they have spent four days out on the trail?
At the Road Less Traveled, we know that the benefits of spending time in nature are numerous. Join us on the adventure-of-a-lifetime as we scuba beneath the waves, climb peaks in Norway, work with local communities in Peru, and rehabilitate Otters in North Carolina.
Bring your sketch pad or your camera and prepare for your creativity to sore! Learn some inside outdoor photography skills from these National Geographic experts and be sure to check out all of our trips!