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The 175 Best Summer Captions for Instagram for Fun in the Sun

Summer isn’t just warm and fun, it also leads to some of the best photos. For  those times when you have a great summer photo, we have put together a list of all the best lake captions for your next post. So if you’re looking for summer captions for Instagram, we have you covered.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite.

Best Summer Captions for Instagram

  • Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer
  • More vacation, more summer
  • Time to cool down with ice cream
  • Hooked on that summer feeling
  • If you need to reach me, call me on my shell
  • Putting the lime in the coconut
  • Summer is better at the lake
  • Summer nights and city lights
  • Feeling the summer vibes
  • Nothing but good vibes and blue skies
  • If you’re not barefoot, you’re overdressed
  • If life is a journey, the beach is my destination
Blue skies with summer Instagram captions
  • Every summer has a story
  • An ocean breeze puts the mind at ease
  • Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer vacation
  • Friends are the sunshine of life
  • I don’t need therapy, I just need the lake
  • Tan lines, salt in my hair, sand in my toes: Paradise
  • Hanging with my grill friends
  • Me and the weather have something in common—we’re hot
  • Oh buoy, I’m not ready for summer to be over yet
  • Dream of summer vacations that last forever
  • Always in the mood for sprinkles and sugar cones
  • Can you even call it summer without even a lick of ice cream?
  • Any summer day spent with you is my favorite day
  • Long weekends and living the boat life
  • The best memories come from bad ideas done with best friends
  • Summer vacay is my happy place
  • Life is at ease with a lake breeze
  • Summer is always good for lazy days
  • Happiness is… a summer afternoon in the pool
  • Summer should get a speeding ticket
  • Summer is the best excuse for lazy days
Sand with summer captions for Instagram
  • Sunshine is the best medicine
  • I prefer my footprints in the sand than the snow
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  • Sandy toes, tan lines and ocean waves
  • Life is better when you’re under the sun
  • I’m in a flip flop state of mind
  • Watch more summer sunsets than Netflix
  • Tan lines fade, but friends are forever
  • Queen of the (sand) castle
  • Catching some rays, some waves and some favs
  • The heat never bothered me anyway
  • Nothing but sandy skin and summer smiles
Water with funny summer captions
  • Oh buoy – we’re having a splash bash
  • Less Monday, more summer, please
  • Making a splash to beat the summer heat!
  • Where can I get more vacation days?
  • My summer vacay is the best excuse for lazy days
  • Don’t worry, beach happy
  • Sometimes, summer with your best friend is all the therapy you need
  • Spending my summer on the beach
  • The beach: where doing absolutely nothing is doing something.
  • Enjoying my summer one splash at a time
  • I’m the definition of Hot Girl Summer
  • I’m not sun-kissed. I kiss the sun.
  • Sorry, no summer under the water
  • There are Sundays, and then there are SUN-DAYS
  • I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM
  • Even the sun is jealous of the way we shine
  • Summer – Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get colder. Music gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better.
  • Keep calm and lay in the sun
  • You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream, and that’s basically the same thing
  • Sun, sand and pineapple in hand
  • My favorite spot to spend my summer
  • Say yes to adventure, especially in the summer
  • Always make sure to get your daily dose of Vitamin Sea
  • I need a six month vacay twice a year
  • Summer sunsets over Netflix
  • Every summer, spring winter autumn the pool is my home
  • Summer makes it easier to fall in love
  • Get in the swim this summer
  • The lake: Life slows down. Friends stay longer.
  • The beach is calling my name
  • Be grateful for good friends, hot sun, and clear water
  • Summer is never oh-fish-ially over
  • A pineapple a day keeps the worries away
  • Take time to coast this summer
  • Life was meant for best friends and summer adventures
  • We are ready to babysit your pool for this summer!
  • Every summer day should start with coffee and end with ice cream
  • Dream of summers that last forever
  • Messy buns and boat days
  • I dream of summers that last forever
  • I’m lost at the lake. Don’t bother me.
  • Dreams are made of sand and sun
  • Hey, summer. We think about you all the time
  • I need more time at the pool
  • Live by the sun, love by the moon
  • Be grateful for good friends, hot sun, and clear water
  • Wake me up when it’s summer
  • Never stop chasing your summer
  • Lake breeze puts me at ease
  • Floating into summer vacation like…
  • My summer vacation is going swimmingly!
  • Summer is like an ice cream…. enjoy it before it melts
  • Enjoying my summer one splash at a time
  • Falling in love with this summer
  • Good vibes on the high and low tides
  • Good things come to those who swim
  • Summer is better on the boat
  • The cherry on top makes this summer even better
  • Palm trees, Ocean breeze, Salty air, Sunkissed hair. That endless summer, take me there.
  • Memories made at the Lake last a lifetime
  • This summer vacation should get a speeding ticket
  • Feeling that summery feeling
  • The lake is calling. I must go.
  • Gone to the beach. Be back never
  • Happiness is a summer day by the pool
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  • Happiness is air-conditioning on a hot summer night
  • Let’s just cruise and see where the waves go
  • It’s aboat time we all made it out on the water
  • Hey Summer, I’m waiting for you
  • Summer is better with true friends
  • Be a mermaid and make waves
  • We love these funny summer ice cream captions.
  • B.E.A.C.H.: Best Escape Anyone Can Have
  • A life without love is like a year without summer

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Lake Captions, Boat Captions, Beach Captions, Sunshine Captions, Summer Solstice Captions, Sun Kissed Captions, Camping Captions, Fishing Captions, Ice Cream Captions, Pool Captions, Waterpark Captions, Waterslide Captions, Bikini Captions, Music Festival Captions, May Captions, June Captions, July Captions, Thunder and Lightning Captions, Garden Captions, Running Captions, Hiking Captions, Jeep Captions, 4th of July Captions and Fireworks Captions.

Short Summer Captions

  • Life’s a beach
  • Anchors away
  • High tides and good vibes
  • Live. Love. Lake.
  • Pool hair, don’t care
  • I love to wake at the lake
  • Ice cream is a food group
  • Go jump in the lake
  • I was made for sunny days
  • Gone boating
  • Vacation mode: Activated
  • Game of Cones
  • I live in vacation mode
Sunglasses with short captions summer
  • I’m on lake time
  • Lake is the life
  • Love these summer days
  • Paradise found
  • Boat hair, don’t care
  • Girls just wanna have sun
  • My BFF is the A/C unit
  • Summer swim pool times
  • Girls just wanna have sun!
  • Make your own sunshine
  • Every summer has a story
  • Summer’s coming!
  • Life is better in a bikini
  • All you need is ice cream
  • Stay salty
  • Summer is a state of mind
  • Tropic like it’s hot!
  • Swimming is my therapy
  • Beach you to it
  • Swimming state on mind
  • Eat, drink and be sweaty
  • I was MADE for sunny days
  • My resting beach face
  • Swim your worries away
  • Living on island time
  • Good times and tan lines
  • Back in the swim of things
  • Summer heat
  • Summer please!
  • Shake your palm palms
  • Summer lovin’
  • Beach, please!
  • Oh no! Summer is over
  • Aboat time
  • It’s Ice cream time
  • Summer’s a wave, catch it
  • Live. Love. Summer.
  • So, this is the mermaid life
  • Floating into the summer
  • The beach forever
  • Summer vibes
  • I am one pool kid
  • Time to seas the day
  • In a sunshine state of mind
  • Beach bum

So that is it for our list of Summer Captions for Instagram. We hope you found the perfect one!

Now go share your photo!

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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