45 Vacation Captions for Your Next Travel-inspired Instagram Post
In the age of witty tweets and clever Instagram stories, it can feel like there’s a lot of pressure to be a wordsmith no matter what sort of social media post you’re crafting. Luckily, going on vacation makes it just a little easier to produce attention-grabbing content. After all, you’ve already got the breathtaking travel photos working in your favor — now you just need the perfect vacation caption.
From cute, travel-inspired captions to funny quotes and destination puns, there is a vacation Instagram caption for every type of trip, destination, and traveler. Here are some of the best vacation captions for Instagram.
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It’s about the journey, not the destination. But maybe it’s a little bit about the destination…#[insert location]
Keep calm and travel on.
Wanderlust: A desire to travel, to understand one’s very existence.
An adventure a day keeps the doctor away.
Up, up, and away... *insert airplane emoji*
Vacation mode: Activated.
Out of office. *insert waving hand emoji*
Always take the scenic route.
Every day is one step closer to your next vacation.
Let the adventure begin.
Beach Vacation Caption Ideas
Time to seas the day.
Life’s a beach.
Time for some vitamin sea. *insert beach emoji*
I never met a sunset I didn’t like. *insert sunset emoji*
The tan will fade, but the memories will last forever.
Palm trees and the ocean breeze.
It's a shore thing.
On island time. *insert palm tree emoji*
Sunshine on my mind.
Every day is sun-day at the beach.
Destination-inspired Vacation Instagram Captions
Italy stole a pizza my heart.
I met my Seoul-mate in South Korea.
Doing it for the Amster-gram.
I Louvre Paris.
When in Rome...
Chicago has blown me away — now I see why they call it the #WindyCity!
Leaving Germany is going to be the wurst.
Viva Las Vegas!
Woke up in the city that never sleeps.
Irish I never had to leave Ireland.
Eiffel for France, and now I never want to leave.
Czech this out!
Travel Quotes That Make Perfect Vacation Captions
"I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list." — Susan Sontag
"And I think to myself, what a wonderful world." — Louis Armstrong
"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams." — Oprah Winfrey
"Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown." — Anthony Bourdain
"Travel can be anywhere, it’s not measured in miles." — Samantha Brown
"Never stop doing things for the first time." — Anonymous
"There should be sympathy cards for having to go back to work after vacation." — Anonymous
"Jet lag is for amateurs." — Dick Clark
"Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God." — Kurt Vonnegut
"I've been everywhere, man." — Johnny Cash
"On the road again. Just can't wait to get on the road again." — Willie Nelson