60 Summer Instagram Captions That Will Bring Sunny Vibes to Your Feed

Bring on the sunshine, the sand, and the Instagram likes with these summer quotes and caption ideas.

One of the best things about summertime — well, other than the fact that it's summertime — is sharing photos of beach days, melting ice cream cones, smoldering sunsets, and delicious al fresco meals with the best summer Instagram captions.

Summer is the perfect season to relax, unwind, and get a healthy dose of vitamin D. It's also a great opportunity to try out the latest trending hashtags and squeeze a handful of extra likes out of those long summer days. Impress your followers with clever, funny, and cute one-liners. Below, we've selected some of the best, from beach Instagram captions to summer quotes, so consider those next few (hundred, let's hope) likes on us.

Summer Instagram Captions

Less Monday, more summer, please.

Girls just wanna have sun!

You can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream, and that's basically the same thing.

Summer should get a speeding ticket.

Nothing but blue skies.

Good times and tan lines.

Pool hair, don't care.

Working from home isn't so bad when you can sunbathe on your lunch break.

Summer is a state of mind.

Looking tan-tastic!

Lazy sun day.

Beach Instagram Captions


High tides and good vibes.

Life's a beach!

Don't worry, beach happy.

Salty air and mermaid hair.

Time to seas the day.

Always make sure to get your daily dose of vitamin sea!

Boat waves and sun rays.

Today's got sand and sea written all over it.

Waiting for the next swell like...

Queen of the (sand) castle. *insert crown emoji*

May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes.

Happier than a seagull with a French fry! *insert french fry emoji*

SPF is my BFF.

Beach bum.

Shell yeah!

Happy as a clam.

Summer Vacation Captions for Instagram

Happiness is where the pool is.

You, me, and the sea.

Vacation Mode: Activated.

Surf, sand, and a drink in hand.

Anchors away! *insert anchor emoji*

Out of office.

Paradise found.

Barbecue Captions

Sun's out, buns out.

Grill power.

Relish the good times.

Where there's a grill there's a way.

I'd smoke that.

The s'more, the merrier.

Sun, sand, and pineapple in hand.

Summery Song Lyrics

"I sit 90 degrees underneath palm trees." — "Fu-Gee-La" by Fugees

"Hot town, summer in the city." — "Summer in the City" by The Lovin' Spoonful

"Sun is shining, weather is sweet." — "Sun Is Shining" by Bob Marley

"Sittin' in the mornin' sun. I'll be sittin' when the evenin' comes." — "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding

"Daisy dukes, bikinis on top." — "California Gurls" by Katy Perry

"Just wait until the summer when they let me out the house." — "Rumors" by Lizzo

"What would I pay to spend a day warm on the sand?" — "Part of Your World" by Jodi Benson for "The Little Mermaid"

Inspirational Summer Quotes for Instagram

"When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome." — Wilma Rudolph

"One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by." — Jeannette Walls, "The Glass Castle"

"In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different." — John Steinbeck, "The Winter of Our Discontent"

"One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter." — Henry David Thoreau

"The summer night is like a perfection of thought." — Wallace Stevens, "The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm"

"Summertime is always the best of what might be." — Charles Bowden

"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." — F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby"

"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June." — L. M. Montgomery, "Anne of the Island"

"Here comes the sun, and I say, 'it's all right.'" — The Beatles, "Here Comes the Sun"

"I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this." — Susan Branch

"Some of the best memories are made in flip flops." — Kellie Elmore

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