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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

Person with summer hairstyle captions

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.

Cone with funny ice cream captions

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

Person with summer dress Instagram captions

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

Person with funny pool captions

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

Hands with nail captions for summer

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 Sayings, Summer Solstice Captions, Summer Solstice Sayings, Summer Outfit Captions, Sun Kissed Captions, End of Summer Quotes, Picnic 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, Memorial Day Captions, Thunder and Lightning Captions, Garden Captions, Running Captions, Hiking Captions, Jeep Captions, Summer Letter Board Sayings, 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

Person with sunshine Instagram captions

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

Person with bikini Instagram captions

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.

Person with funny mermaid captions

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

Short Summer Quotes for Instagram

“The brief flashbacks are sun-kissed, summery and optimistic.” – Steven Soderbergh

“Sunrays must be the sun’s way of dancing alone.” – Prem

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

“It’s a sure sign of summer if the chair gets up when you do.” -Walter Winchell

Sunshine wtih summer letter board sayings

“Do what we can, summer will have its flies.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”- Sam Keen

“I hope the sun knows how much I rise with its rays.” – Itesh Kumar

“Summer means happy times and good sunshine.”- Brian Wilson

“A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter.” ― Patricia Briggs

“Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.” – Van Morrison

“Oh, bring again my heart’s content, Thou Spirit of the Summer-time!” – William Allingham

Flowers with short summer letter board quotse

“Life is a summer, full of fun, at the beach, under the sun.” – Debasish Mridha

“Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.” – Nora Ephron

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” – Anton Chekhov

“It’s always summer somewhere.” – Lily Pulitzer

“Palm trees, ocean breeze, salty air, sun-kissed hair. That endless summer, take me there.” ― Michele Elder

“Summer brings sunshine, warm and flowering.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“My favorite weather is bird-chirping weather.” – Terri Guillemets

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

Sunshine with short summer solstice quotes for Instagram

“A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.” – Raymond Duncan

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

“I love summertime more than anything else in the world.” — Jack McBrayer

“If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?” – Steven Wright

“Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.” ― Yoko Ono

“Summertime, and the reading is easy…” – Michael Dirda

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

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine…it’s summertime!” – Kenny Chesney

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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