75 Vacation Instagram Captions for Your Next Getaway

High tides, good vibes, and vacation Instagram captions that will be the cherry on top of your travel posts.

Tis the season of weekend getaways, mini vacations, and beach house rentals. With summer upon us, it’s time to get those vacation days approved and on the calendar. With so much traveling, whether it’s picturesque beaches, breathtaking mountains, or even just a staycation in your hometown, it’s time for the relaxation to begin. And with all the new memories being made, there are bound to be a ton of pictures. Use these vacation Instagram captions as inspiration for the next round of posts (including selfies—no judgment here!) from your latest getaway.

Cute vacation Instagram captions

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1. Adventure awaits!

2. Out of office. Here’s a list of funny out-of-office messages that will make your coworkers chuckle.

3. Beach hair, don’t care.

4. Eating my way through vacation.

5. Suns out, buns out.

6. Another day in paradise.

7. Feet are tired, but heart is happy.

8. Catch planes, not feelings.

9. Taking the scenic route.

10. 3…2…1…takeoff.

11. On island time.

12. Sweet escape.

13. Infected with wanderlust.

14. Hitting the road again.

15. Cheers to flip-flops and margaritas.

16. Bon voyage!

17. In my happy place.

18. Collecting passport stamps.

19. This place makes me want to change my address.

20. High tides and good vibes.

21. Time flies until you have to head back to work after a vacation.

22. Life is one big adventure.

23. Happiness is planning a vacation.

24. Walking on sunshine.

25. Appreciating the little things.

If you’re headed to the shore, you may want to use some of these beach captions that will sum up the fun.

Funny vacation Instagram captions

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26. This vacation is so long, I forgot my email password.

27. Go where the Wi-Fi connection is weak.

28. There’s so much to sea, don’t get tide down in one place.

29. Going where the Sunday Scaries can’t find me.

30. First day back at work after a vacation, and I’m inspired to book my next trip.

31. Some may call it anarchy, but we call it a family vacation.

32. What we all need is six months of vacation, two times per year.

33. Don’t be rude and keep your vacation waiting.

34. When all else fails, take a vacation.

35. Tropic like it’s hot.

36. To-do list: nothing.

37. Not an outdoorsy person? Unbe-leaf-able.

Loved these funny captions? Next time you’re traveling with your partner, use these Instagram captions for couples may be a good fit.

Clever vacation Instagram captions

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38. Soaking up some vitamin sea.

39. Czech out these pics!

40. I Louvre Paris.

41. I have an in-tents love for camping.

42. Leaving Berlin was the wurst.

43. Sea you soon!

44. Rome-ing Italy.

45. Living in a screensaver.

46. California dreaming.

47. Irish I didn’t leave Dublin.

48. Girls just want to have sun.

49. Sun-day at the beach.

50. Vacation mode: activated.

51. It’s all for the Amster-gram.

52. Italy sliced a pizza my heart.

These summer quotes will perfectly capture the joy of beach season—and your Instagram feed.

Travel quotes to use as Instagram captions

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53. “Oh, the places you’ll go!” —Dr. Seuss

54. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” —Susan Sontag

55. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu 

56. “If happiness is the goal—and it should be—then adventure should be a top priority.” —Richard Branson

57. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” —Gustave Flaubert

58. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” —Anthony Bourdain

59. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” —Amelia Earhart

60. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” —David Mitchell

61. “Jet lag is for amateurs.” —Dick Clark

62. “And I think to myself, what a wonderful world.” —Louis Armstrong

63. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” —The Dalai Lama

64. “The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” —Sir Richard Burton

65. “In the end, you won’t remember the time you spend in the office or mowing the lawn. Climb that mountain.” —Jack Kerouac

66. “Traveling—it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” —Ibn Battuta

67. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” —Ernest Hemingway

68. “In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children.” —Robert Benchley

69. “Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?” —Zig Ziglar

70. “No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” —Elbert Hubbard

71. “Vacation calories don’t count.” —Unknown

72. “Not all those who wander are lost.” —J.R.R. Tolkien

73. “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali

74. “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” —Herman Melville

75. “No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen.” —Chelsea Cain

Emma Taubenfeld
Emma Taubenfeld is a former assistant editor for Reader’s Digest who writes about digital lifestyle topics such as memes, social media captions, pickup lines and cute pets. When she’s not working, you can find Emma reading corny young adult novels, creating carefully curated playlists and figuring out how to spice up boxed mac and cheese.