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100 Short Lake Quotes for Instagram


Who doesn’t like spending time at the lake? It’s when you get to slow down, relax and have a good time. You might be looking for some quotes to go with your amazing lake pics for your next post. To make it easy we gathered a list of the best short lake quotes for Instagram. Whether you are heading to your lake house, planning to spend the day on the boat, or just meeting up with family or friends to relax on the beach you will find the perfect captions here.

Short Lake Quotes for Instagram

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.” – Georges Simenon

“A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” -William Wordsworth

“Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia.” – Laurie Kahn

Woman looking at lake and mountains with a short lake quotes for Instagram by Laurie Kahn

“A lake so vibrant in color that it looks like a fine art painting.” ― Stefanie Payne

“This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty.”  – Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Water creates so much beauty, life and mystery.” ― Fennel Hudson

“I grew up with the smell of the lake and the feeling of the woods.” – Steven Tyler

Picture of a beach and lake with trees behind and a short lake quotes for Instagram on top

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

“Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind.” – Munia Khan

“Make your heart like a lake, with a calm, still surface, and great depths of kindness.” – Lao Tzu

“A little tranquil lake is more significant to my life than any big city in the world.”  – Munia Khan

“Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” -Russell Baker

“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” — Jeannette Walls

“Summer is singing with joy, and the beaches are inviting you with dancing waves.” — Debasish Mridha

“If summer had one defining scent, it’d definitely be the smell of barbecue.” — Katie Lee

“It’s summer and time for wandering…” – Kellie Elmore

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” – Porgy and Bess

Person watching sunset with funny summertime quotes by Kenny Chesney

“Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy.” – Regina Brett

“A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.” – John Mayer

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” — Kellie Elmore

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” ― Charles Bowden

“In summer time to simply be.” – Paul Laurence Dunbar

“Only at the beach can we go a splishin’ and a splashin’.”- Kate Summers

“To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” –Jeanne Moreau

Blue water with funny life is a beach quotes by Dennis Wilson

“If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.” – Jimmy Buffett

“I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.” – Rosamund Pike

“Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.” ― Kellie Elmore

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”- Steve Martin

“Sunshine and happiness go together like fish and chips!” ― Catherine Pulsifer

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Swimming Captions, Jet Ski Captions, Paddle Board Captions, Short Pool Quotes, Funny Pool Captions, Lake Puns and Lake Life Quotes.

Short Lake Sayings

  • Lake hair. Don’t care.
  • I love to wake at the lake
  • Life is better at the lake
  • Another day, another dip
  • Life by the lake is better with friends in tow
  • Lake is the life
  • I’m on lake time
man sitting on bench in front of lake at sunset with short lake sayings that reads I'm on lake time
  • Decks, docks, and flip flops
  • Sleep under the stars and swim under the sun
  • Life is s’more fun with you
  • Live. Love. Lake.
People on paddleboard at sunset with lake sayings
  • There’s no place like home except the lake
  • Life is at ease with a lake breeze
  • Memories made at the Lake last a lifetime
  • I like big boats and I cannot lie
  • Back in the swim of things
  • Swimming is dancing under the water
  • Happiness is all about making your own waves
  • Some people call me an aquaholic
  • Its time to jump into the blue!
  • I got 99 bikinis and I can’t choose one.
Person in water with funny swimming captions
  • Keep calm & keep swimming
  • Making a splash to beat the heat!
  • Just dive in!
  • All my troubles wash away in the water
  • A splashing good time!
  • Don’t be afraid to jump in
  • Some of the best memories are made in bathing suits.
  • If in doubt, swim on out.
  • Lake breeze puts me at ease
  • Good times and tan lines
  • Go jump in the lake
  • Beer tastes better at the lake
  • It’s a-boat time we got to the lake
Sunset with short sayings lake
  • Leaving worries in our wake
  • Another day, another adventure
  • Over the moon and under the leaves
  • The lake: Life slows down. Friends stay longer.
  • When we count our blessings, we count days at the lake
  • The lake is calling. I must go.
Trees reflecting on a lake at sunset with a funny Lake Captions for Instagram that reads The lake is calling. I must go.
  • If you’re lucky enough to live at the lake, you’re lucky enough
  • I love to wake at the lake
  • Home is where the waves are
  • Life is at ease with a lake breeze.
  • Eat. Sleep. Boat. Repeat.
  • Life’s a beach, enjoy the waves
  • The lower the latitude, the better the attitude
  • I’m a fish in water
  • Lakeaholic
  • Floatin’ along!
  • You dive me crazy
  • Fish tremble before me
  • Looking for the catch of the day
  • I’m lost at the lake. Don’t bother me.
Man standing on dock at sunrise looking at lake with a funny lake captions that reads I'm lost at the lake. Don't bother me.
  • Work like a captain, play like a pirate
  • Worry less, paddle more
  • I don’t need therapy, I just need the lake
  • I lake you a lot!
  • What happens on the deck, stays on the deck
  • Reading while sunbathing makes you wel-red
  • I’m a lakeaholic
  • Beer tastes better at the lake
  • Girls just wanna have sun
  • Just keep paddling!
  • It’s lake o’clock somewhere
  • You bring the boat and I’ll bring the bubbles
Dock with lake Instagram captions
  • At the lake and keeping it reel
  • I’m hooked!
  • S’more for me!
  • What happens at the lake stays at the lake
  • Heaven is a little closer in a home by the lake
  • All you need is love. And the lake…
  • Sunshine and lake water is all I need
  • Chose serenity
  • Take the scenic route
  • Keeping it natural
  • Sunshine and lake water is all I need
Lake surrounded by trees
  • Nothing like sunsets, especially when on the lake
  • Another lovely day in Lakes
  • There’s nothing quite like life by the water
  • My music is the breeze
  • Born to fish
  • Smell like a campfire
  • The lake is my happy place
Lake with rainbow and funny lake day Instagram captions
  • If you’re lucky enough to live at the lake, you’re lucky enough
  • Lake rules: Sleep in. Read. Nature. Memories. Relax. Fish. Enjoy each moment.
  • Good times and tan lines
  • Going to the lake. Bear with me.
  • Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability
  • Hooked. Like, for reels
  • Good times and tan lines
  • Nature’s poolside
  • Welcome to the lake house
  • Come aboard
  • Bobbing along
  • The best friends are around a campfire
  • A clean cabin is a sign of wasted time at the lake
  • When we count our blessings, we count days at the lake
Lake reflecting trees with funny lake Instagram captions
  • Make your heart like a lake with calm, Still, surface and great depth of kindness
  • The little lake you love is the biggest ocean for you!
  • Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind
  • My love for you is in-tents!
  • Time wasted at the lake is time well wasted
  • Paradise
  • Splish Splash
  • This is living
  • Lake colours
Sunset reflecting on lake framed by trees and a funny short lake sayings that reads lake colours
  • Stay fresh!
  • Floatin’ along
  • Ship shape
  • Going fishing
  • I’m a catch!
  • Lake selfie
  • I refuse to sink
  • Water you doing?
  • Vacation mode on
  • Summer, you’re golden
  • Fluent in s’mores code
  • Keeping it reel at the lake
  • Avoid pier pressure
  • Of all the fish… you mer-maid for me
  • This is my resting beach face
  • It’s a bit lake to start now
  • Lake a fish out of water
  • Adios beaches
  • Let minnow if you need anything
  • Nobody likes a shady beach
  • Feeling a bit beachy
Water with funny lake captions
  • Come out of your shell
  • You’re very spe-shell to me

There it is, hope you found the perfect lake saying for your next Instagram post.

Woman holding up a clear chunk of ice on the beach

About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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