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145 Amazing Van Life Captions

Van life is a completely different style of travel that is getting more popular all the time. Our first van life experience came in an Iceland campervan recently, one of the most scenic places we’ve ever been. And to help you out once you have the perfect van life photo, we’ve put together a list of all the best van life captions for Instagram for your next post. We have also included the best van life quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Van Life Captions

Care-free cruisin’ along the highways.

Life – it’s all about the journey.

Don’t call it a travel dream. Call it a plan.

Never stop your wanderlust.

What’s that sound? Silence? Oh yeah, I’m camping

Once upon a time, there was an adventure…!

What is life but one grand adventure.

As free as the wind, there’s no better feeling.

Home is where you park it

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Be adventurous. Live life to the fullest.

Don’t let your dreams be dreams.

Life is all about the journey. So, where are you going?

Living that van life

May every day bring a new adventure.

It’s more than just a vehicle, it’s my home.

Living the nomad life.

Go out in the world and explore.

Living in a van allows you to live spontaneously.

Getting used to sleeping with the stars.

I’ve got a case of wanderlust here.

Living in a van is already its form of adventure.

Explore. Create. Make real connections.

Oftentimes, the best thing is to take that leap of faith.

Lost in the woods

Take the less traveled route.

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If traveling was free, you would never see me again.

Life is not meant to be lived in one place.

Adventure is always an option when you live in a van.

The only trip you will regret is the one you didn’t take.

There’s no time to be bored when you live in a van.

When ordinary life doesn’t interest you, get a van.

Better than my wildest dreams.

Who needs a plane ticket when you have a van?

Living my best life in my van.

Proof that life is one beautiful ride.

Adventure awaits.

Living more with less.

This van is a reminder that adventure is always waiting.

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Funny Van Life Captions

Happiness is found inside my van.

It’s a long road ahead, so I’ll use my van.

Camp more worry less

Keep calm and travel on.

The long and winding road is worth it.

Committed to a life full of adventure.

Hands on the steering wheel and the world at my fingertips.

Pack your dreams and let’s go on an adventure.

I wish that road trips could pay my bills.

To see the world is my motto.

Home is where my van is.

What happens in the van, stays in the van

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Life begins outside your comfort zone.

Takes me wherever I need to go, whenever I need to.

I don’t need therapy – I have a van

The van life is not for everybody, but it is for me.

Van life vibes

Let’s wander where the wifi is weak.

I’ll send my postcards from the road.

With a van, there’s no time to be bored.

Addicted to adventures

Living my best life – one adventure at a time.

Life beyond screens and monitors.

When nothing goes right, just go left.

Look at that van go (Van Gogh).

All good things are wild and free.

To travel is to live.

Always take the scenic route.

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Bring your house everywhere.

Ready? Set? Go!

I’ve got a bad case of wanderlust.

Hungry for an adventure? Get a van.

Travel in comfort.

No more excuses to explore.

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Don’t mind me. I’m just cruising through life.

Explore the world with your steering wheel.

The vehicle doesn’t matter, the journey does.

Adventures worth a lifetime.

Make time for the great outdoors

Oh, the places you’ll go!

Where the adventure never stops.

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a camper, which is kind of the same thing

I will make my travel dreams a reality. Plain and simple.

Money comes and goes. Memories with you last a lifetime.

Basically, all I do is travel, travel, travel.

Real freedom lies in wilderness, not civilization

Spontaneity is the best kind of adventure.

Live your life by a compass, not a clock.

Going to places unknown.

Every season is van life season

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To explore the world from the comfort of my van.

In life, there are many twists and turns, but let them come.

My wanderlust made me do it.

There’s a whole world for you to explore.

Live the life you’ve always dreamed of having.

Feelin’ wild

Followed my heart and it led me to the road.

The world looks beautiful on you.

Why just see the world when you can be part of it constantly?

It feels good to be lost in the right direction.

Be sure to gas up, so adventure never stops.

To unpathed waters and undreamed shores.

Eat, sleep and have adventures.

I love my van to the mountains and back.

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Take me anywhere.

Sure, not many will approve, but you’ll be driving far away to hear.

Absolute proof that you can live more with less.

This is my happy place.

Because the world is your home.

We’ll make the great escape.

My goal is to explore.

Happiness is right inside this camper van.

Life without boundaries.

Leave your past in the rearview mirror.

Short Captions About Van Life

  • Welcome to the camp
  • It’s all good in the woods
  • Got wonderfully lost.
  • BBN. Be back never.
  • Eat. Sleep. Travel. Repeat.
  • There’s no turning back now.
  • Got stress? Get a van
  • Today is a good day to get lost.
  • Living in a van is pretty sweet!
  • Van life is therapy
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  • Keep going. Don’t stop now.
  • Explore the unseen.
  • Living the van life!
  • Van Life: Explore. Dream. Discover
  • Everything I need is in my van.
  • Van life is always my answer
  • Happy van lifers
  • Find a beautiful place, and get lost.
  • Less talking, more living.
  • Keep going, you’ll get there.
  • Happy camping
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  • One life. One world. Explore it.
  • No destinations, just adventures.
  • Life is just a drive away.
  • Live, laugh, love, van life
  • Don’t stop now.
  • Skip the expensive mortgage.
  • Got wonderfully lost.

Short Van Life Quotes for Instagram

“This nomad is proof that you don’t need a driver’s license to experience van life.” – Road Trippers

“The times we have spent in our van have been our happiest by far.” – Lauren & Calum (The Rolling Home)

“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

“Oh the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things” – Henry Miller

“Travelling in the company of those we love is home in motion” – Leigh Hunt

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“So forget the map, roll down the windows, and whenever you can, pull over and have a picnic.” – Jim Hensen

“Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

“There’s a whole world at your feet.” – Mary Poppins

We are now more flexible, totally open to new adventures, and the best thing: we are the owners of our lives.” – Eva & Victor (Tiny House Tiny Footprint)

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

Couple by lake with cute travel couple Instagram quotes by Hunt

“See the line where the sky meets the sea, it calls me. And no one knows, how far I’ll go” – Moana

“Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Sarah Frances Brown

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

“The journey is part of the experience.” – Anthony Bourdain

“The success of your journey and your destination all depends on who’s driving.” – Bruce Springsteen

“This lifestyle isn’t for everyone, but has been the best life choice we’ve made so far. We wouldn’t change a thing.” – James & Rachel (Idle Theory Bus)

“We are in love with the breadth and diversity we’ve encountered on the road.  We adore high mountains and warm oceans, the cultural delights in big cities and the slow charm of small towns, deep forests and vast deserts so life on the road suits us quite well, wherever that may be.” – Adam, Colette, Emily & Sierra

“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Confucius

Van with inspirational van life Instagram quotes by Confucius

“If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s Lethal.” – Paul Coelho

“We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc

“Our journey is the summation of: simple living. Richness of experience. Love above all. Togetherness. Respect for others and the planet.” – Emily, Adam & kids (Our Open Road)

“This lifestyle for us has become much deeper than driving from point A to B. We feel this lifestyle represents an openness not just to exploring the many beautiful places and people along the way, but exploring ourselves as beings of infinite possibility.” – Emily & Corey (Where’s My Office Now?)

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times” – Asian Proverb

Ocean with cute short quotes about travel by Brown

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

 “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde

“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike.” – John Steinbeck

“We’ve realized you can live with really limited things—just the most essential things. We started with a van full of stuff, and every week we just throw away or give away some of our belongings—clothes and books—trying to just carry as few things as possible.” – Eva & Victor (Tiny House Tiny Footprint)

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

Bridge with powerful traveling the world quotes by Eliot

“He who must travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St Exupery

“Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.” – Confucius

“Stop worrying about the pot holes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

“Nothing is really permanent in life really, and this is one thing I’ve learnt from doing this.” – Mike Hudson (Van Dog Traveller)

So that is it for our list of quotes and captions. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your van life photo!

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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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