Playing on the beach? Been there, snapped that. Monkeying around at the playground? Yep, took that pic a billion times. If you need fresh photo ideas — and some new fodder for your Instagram feed — get a change of scenery and check out Chicago’s awesome street art. We think outdoor murals are the new photo studios and, whether you hire a pro or do the snapping yourself, you’ll love the color and urban edge. We took to the streets (and peeped some very amazing Instagram feeds) to bring you this list. Click through and get those smiles ready!

Jeff Zimmerman Cake Mural – Gold Coast

This mural, created by local artist Jeff Zimmerman, is called "You Know What You Should Do." We're pretty sure the answer is eat a lot of cake. Either way, this is a sweet photo opp that you won't have any trouble luring the kids to.

Located on a wall running parallel to the Lakefront Trail; access point is the underpass at Oak Street Beach.

Do you have a favorite outdoor mural? Share it in the Comments!

— Amy Bizzarri & Kelly Aiglon

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