If you're going on vacation this summer, you'll almost certainly be posting all about it on Instagram. After you've captured the perfect snap and selected the right filter, all that's left is to give your photo the perfect caption.
Stumped on your vacation captions for Instagram? We've assembled 50 great choices to bring your post to the next level and maximize engagement. Choose from quotes, song lyrics, or puns, add on some hashtags, and you're ready to share your vacation photos with the world!
Perfect quotes for Instagram vacation captions
Sometimes, the best words are written by someone else. Find inspiration for your Instagram vacation captions with these quotes about travel.
“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Chinese Proverb
“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
“It’s a big world out there, it would be a shame not to experience it.” – JD Andrews
“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed
“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”
― G.K. Chesterton
Funny (or punny) Instagram vacation captions
If witty, pithy captions are your style, here's a selection of vacation captions that are funny (and punny) and will make your followers smile.
-Tropic like it's hot
-Keep palm and carry on
-Keep calm and carryon
-Getting my vitamin sea
-Going on an ad-van-ture!
-At the beach, every day is sun-day.
-'Tis the sea-sun
-The s'more the merrier
-I need my pine alone
-These views are unbe-leaf-able!
-Hiking is all the range this year
-Eiffel for you
-Ski ya later
-Hanging with my fave gulls
-Catch flights, not feelings.
Song lyrics for Instagram vacation captions
If you love music, choose the perfect song lyric that describes your vacation experience. Here are a few great options.
"Tell everybody I’m on my way. New friends and new places to see. With blue skies ahead, yes I’m on my way." — Phil Collins, "On My Way"
"I live for the nights that I can't remember with the people that I won't forget" — Drake, "Show Me A Good Time"
"We were staying in Paris. To get away from your parents. You look so proud, standing there with a frown and a cigarette, posting pictures of yourself on the Internet, out on the terrace." — The Chainsmokers, "Paris"
"I wanna kiss you in Paris. I wanna hold your hand in Rome" — Madonna, "Justify My Love"
"Work so hard forgot how to vacation." -Post Malone, Congratulations
One-word vacation captions for Instagram
For an effortlessly cool caption, less is more. Here are 20 one-word vacation captions for Instagram that say it all.
Trending travel hashtags for your Instagram vacation caption
Don't forget the hashtags! Add a few of these trending travel hashtags to make sure your Instagram content can be found more easily.