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20 Instagram Captions For Your Next Vacay

For the girls who go on one vacation and it becomes their entire Instagram feed for the unforeseeable future (yes, I’m guilty of this), this one’s for you!

Going on vacation is one of the best parts of summertime, whether you’re going on a day-long road trip with your besties or traveling to Europe with your family — but between booking flights, packing, finding your passport (where is it?!), buying last-minute outfits, and planning your itinerary, you have enough to worry about. The last thing you need is to be stressing over an Instagram caption.

When it comes to vacation photos, the picture is always the most important part, so try not to worry too much about the Instagram caption. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words — but that doesn’t mean to forget an Instagram caption altogether.

Catch those flights (not feelings) and get ready to post because here’s a list of 20 travel and vacation Instagram captions that will slay every single time. 

summertime magic

Classic — and an amazing song by Childish Gambino.

worth the jet lag

You can rest later, bestie.


Simple and perf for a landscape photo!


Short and sweet.

canceling my flight home

BRB, drafting my OOO email now!

shoutout to duolingo

The little green owl really did pull through.

welcome to my scrapbook

This one is perfect for a travel photo dump.

postcard from _______

You fill in the blank, bestie.

bucket list

Posting to Instagram and using a cute caption that Her Campus gave me? Check!

📍 (insert location)

A classic, if you ask me.

my happy place

Isn’t vacation always?

telling TSA i lost my passport

For legal reasons, this is a joke.

picture perfect

Another great option for a landscape photo!

find me here

But not actually because I don’t want to leave!

memory collector

Another great one for a vacay photo dump!

sweet escape

Gwen Stefani said it best.

paradise on earth

Anyone else read that in John B’s voice or just me? #OBX

touchdown in paradise

Similar to the former, but slightly different.

my little corner of the world

Gilmore Girls stans, this one’s for you.

took a trip to clear my mind

Last but certainly not least, a shoutout to our queen Beyoncé.

Wishing everyone safe travels, whether you’re road tripping, have multiple layovers, or flying first class. Instagram and I are ready for your best vacay pictures (and captions).

Executive Assistant at Her Campus Media. A lover of all things health & wellness, music and ofc Grey's Anatomy.