Instagram is a great platform for more than just the selfie-snappers and #foodporn obsessers. If you follow the right accounts, scrolling through your feed can be a visual vacation from the average, dull day, thanks to artfully crafted images and the perfect filters. Plus, you’ll be able to stay up-to-date with useful information that you might not have been able to find otherwise.

Last week, the first sponsored posts hit Instagram from Michael Kors, and while ads are never a favorable idea, the outcome was an aesthetically appealing group of images from the designer brand, and hardly an inconvenience or bother to users. Outside of sponsored posts, some brands and businesses right here in the Hub have nailed the art of Instagram, and are definitely worth a follow.

So we gathered 20 different accounts that will intrigue a slew of interest groups, from sports, to hair salons, to restaurants, and boutiques, to see what Boston’s businesses have to offer on Insta. If you choose to follow, oftentimes you’ll get insider info like sales, discounts, and more.

Let us know who you think we should be following in the comments below, right after you check out …