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550 Captions About Traveling: Best Travel Captions For Instagram!

Are you looking for the best travel quotes and captions about traveling for your Instagram captions? Got lots of beautiful photos of your travels to post to Instagram but you’re just stuck for what to write in the caption? This article contains all the best travel captions and quotes for Instagram – from ones relating to the beach, to discovering new cities, to climbing mountains and going on new adventures!

It’s normal to want to post a great caption along with your photo, but equally you don’t want to waste lots of time coming up with a caption. And let’s face it – sometimes you just can’t be bothered or you’re just completely at a loss for words as for what to write! It can sometimes be difficult to come up with Instagram captions to go with your photos, so I’ve done all the hard work and gathered the best ones all here – all 550 of them(!), so you can simply copy and paste the traveling captions that you like the most and you can get on with enjoying your travels or editing your photos!

Regardless of whether you’ve travelled halfway around the world to marvel at the powerful Iguazu Falls, to sunbathe on one of Sydney’s beaches, you’ve traveled to exotic Bali on a Spiritual Retreat, or you’ve just travelled a few kilometres down the road to your favourite hidden spot, chances are you’ll want to take some photos and upload them to Instagram to share with your friends and followers. And of course you’ll need a great caption to go along with it!

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If you’re about to post one of your best photos from traveling to Instagram or Facebook or you’re just looking for some inspirational, meaningful or even funny and short travel quotes and captions, you’ll find hundreds of travel captions and quotes right here!            

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Best Travel Captions For Instagram

 1. Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.

2. The world is yours to explore.

3. Keep calm and travel on.

4. We have nothing to lose and a world to see.

5. Work hard, travel harder.

6. Travel is the healthiest addiction.

7. Live with no excuses, travel with no regrets.

8. Take a journey that has no destination.

9. When in doubt, just travel.

10. Travel is my therapy.

11. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

12. The world is waiting.

13. I don’t know the question, but travel is definitely the answer.

14. Happiness is landing in a new country.

15. In a relationship with: my passport.

16. Travel, because money returns. Time doesn’t.

17. My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.

18. It feels good to be lost in the right direction.

19. We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

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Best Travel Quotes For Instagram

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

21. Travel far enough, you meet yourself. David Mitchell

22. One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller

23. You don’t have to be rich to travel well. — Eugene Fodor

24. Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life. — Michael Palin

25. Travel is never a matter of money but of courage. — Paulo Coelho

26. Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport. — Unknown

27. In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take. — Lewis Carroll

28. To travel is to live. – Hans Christian Andersen

29. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. – Susan Sontag

30. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. – Anonymous

31. Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.  – Ibn Battuta

32. Not all those who wander are lost. —J.R.R. Tolkien

33. Take only memories, leave only footprints. – Chief Seattle

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34. Travel as much as you can, travel as far as you can, travel and find yourself.

35. We wander for distraction, but we travel for purpose.

36. Life is only half lived if you have never got in a car and driven off on the open road.

37. Travel opens your heart, broadens your mind and fills your life with stories to tell.

38. Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.

39. If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light.

40. Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

41. Travel not to find yourself, but to remember where you have been all along.

42. Constantly searching for views that take my breath away.

43. A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.

44. Life is not meant to be lived in one place.

45. When life knocks you down, roll over and look at the stars.

46. I only collect one thing: stamps on my passport.

47. You cannot control the past, but you can control where you go next.

48. If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.

49. Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.

50. Don’t listen to what they say, go and see it for yourself.

51. There is no foreign land, it is the traveler only who is foreign.

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Well Known Travel Quotes For Instagram

Everyone loves the classic good old travel quotes – there’s just something special about them that evokes something special within us! Here are some well-known travel quotes for when you need some inspiration!

52. The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. – Saint Augustine

53. We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls. – Anais Nin

54. Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Gustave Flaubert

55. Oh the places you’ll go! – Dr. Seuss

56. Once a year, go somewhere you’ve never been before. — The Dalai Lama

57. Adventure is worthwhile. Aesop

58. Live your life by a compass, not a clock. – Stephen Covey

59. To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. – Freya Stark

60. The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands. – Sir Richard Burton

61. Because when you stop and look aroundthis life is pretty amazing. — Dr. Seuss

62. With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding. – Sandra Lake

63. I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.  – Mary Anne Radmacher

64. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide

65. Life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better. – Simon Raven

66. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. –H. Jackson Browne Jr.  

67. He who would travel happily must travel light. – Antoine de St. Exupery

68. Wherever you go, go with all your heart! – Confucius

69. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. — Lao Tzu

70. We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. — Anaïs Nin

71. Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times. — Asian Proverb

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72. Travel. Your money will return. Your time won’t.

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

74. Travel brings power and love back into your life.

75. I want to make memories all over the world.

76. To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

77. Happiness is planning a trip to somewhere new.

78. Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but photos, kill nothing but time.

79. The freedom of the open road is seductive, serendipitous, and absolutely liberating.

80. Just go. Go see all the beauty in the world.

81. Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.

82. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

83. Life is short and the world is wide. I better get started.

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Inspiring Travel Quotes For Instagram 

If like me you love the inspiring quotes, you’ll love the inspiring travel quotes for Instagram below! These quotes can definitely inspire some wanderlust and sense of bravery inside to make you reach for your dreams and turn them into a reality!

84. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. — Aldous Huxley

85. And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later. – Randy Komisar

86. And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling. — Shanti

87. To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. – Bill Bryson

88. Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. — Erol Ozan

89. There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this. — John Ruskin

90. Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. – Anthony Bourdain

91. Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comforts of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things — air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky. All things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. – Cesare Pavese

92. I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again. — Eric Roth

93. This is what holidays, travels, vacations are about. It is not really rest or even leisure we chase. We strain to renew our capacity to wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again. — Shana Alexander

94. This wasn’t a strange place; it was a new one. — Paulo Coelho

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The lupins at Lake Tekapo in New Zealand.


Short Memorable Travel Captions For Instagram

Short Instagram captions are often memorable and punchy and straight to the point! Here are some of the best short travel captions for Instagram that are sure to capture the attention of your audience!

95. The road is life

96. Better than my wildest dreams.

97. Never visit the same place twice.

98. 14 hour flight was totally worth it.

99. Travel as much as you can, travel as far as you can, travel and find yourself.

100. You cannot control the past, but you can control where you go next.

101. Nothing lasts forever, except the day before you start your vacation.

102. Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.

103. Tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun.

104. The fastest way to expand your horizons is to visit somewhere new.

105. My sweet escape.

106. Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.

107. Making the best memories along the way.

108. I need a vacation so long, I forget all my passwords!

109. I long for margaritas and sunshine.

110. I’ve found my happy place.

111. What’s on my bucket list? Everywhere.

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Vacation Travel Captions For Instagram

Here are some great catchy vacation travel captions to go along with your Instagram traveling photos!

112. Happiness is… a well-deserved vacation.

113. My perfect vacation: feet up, head back, eyes closed.

114. Calories don’t count when you’re on vacation.

115. Life is a trip. Plan your next vacation.

116. Vacation state of mind.

117. Vacay vibes.

118. It’s time to vacay.

119. It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.

120. Time flies… until you’re counting down the days to your next vacay.

121. A vacation day is always a great idea

122. Vacation mode: on!

123. Vacation vibes.

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A stunning sunrise at Bondi Beach, Australia’s most famous beach.


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Who doesn’t love a hilarious caption? Here are some funny travel captions that are sure to make you and your audience laugh!

124. I googled my symptoms. Turns out I just needed to go on a vacay.

125. It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.

126. Calories don’t count when you’re on vacation.

127. Traveling is like a chocolate box. Doesn’t matter what you get. All is good.

128. Stung by the travel bug. There’s no way back.

129. ‘Knock, knock!’ ‘RV’ ‘RV who?’ ‘RV there yet?’

130. Reality called, so I hung up.

131. I decided to skip ahead to the part of my life where I travel the world.

132. I need a 6 month long vacation twice a year.

133. All I need is a 3-month vacation four times a year. That’s really not asking for much.

134. Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should go to the beach.

135. It can’t all be sunshine and piña coladas… but it is right now.

136. BRB, going to soak up some vitamin sea.

137. How does the ocean say hello? It waves.

138. Tropic like it’s hot.

139. I travel so my life isn’t disrupted by routine.

140. Watch more sunsets than Netflix.

141. Vacation calories don’t count.

142. Having to unpack my suitcase after vacation is like the ultimate emotional baggage.

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Funny Flight & Airport Travel Captions For Instagram

143. I want someone to look at me like I look at Google Flights.

144. I follow my heart… and it usually leads me to the airport.

145. All you need is love a passport.

146. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a plane ticket and that’s kind of the same thing.

147. I like to travel, plane and simple.

148. Catch flights, not feelings.

149. I’m a travel addict on the road to recovery. Just kidding, I’m headed to the airport.

150. Work tip: Stand up. Stretch. Buy a ticket. Go to the airport and never return.

151. I thought I wanted a career. Turns out, I just want a paycheck to buy plane tickets.

152. A mile of highway will take you a mile. A mile of runway will take you anywhere!

153. Don’t make me walk when I want to fly!

154. I love those days when my only decision is window or aisle.

155. Running to the gate is my cardio.

156. One with the clouds.

157. Love at first flight.

158. Life is a journey – enjoy the flight.

159. Maybe you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plane tickets.

160. Happiness is looking down at your next destination from your plane window.

161. Living my best life – one plane ticket at a time.

162. Good things come to those who book flights.

163. Let your dreams take flight.

164. To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything.

165. Your wings are already exist, all you have to do is fly!

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The colourful Batu Caves – one of the best photo spots in Kuala Lumpur.

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166. I have 99 problems and traveling is not one of them.

167. PSA: Update your address book—I live here now.

168. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere.

169. I’m in a complicated relationship with my suitcase.

170. If traveling was free, you’d never see me again.

171. Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.

172. Me: “I want to travel more”. My bank account: “Like, to the park?”

173. I want someone to look at me the way I look at a travel brochure.

174. A change of latitude would help my attitude.

175. Selfies or vacation didn’t happen.

176. I want someone to look at me the way I look at a travel brochure.

177. “Jet lag is for amateurs.” — Dick Clark

178. I wish that road trips could pay my bills.

179. “I hate traveling.” — said no traveler ever

180. Nothing lasts forever, except the day before you start your vacation.

181. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream on the beach!

182. Yeah working is great but have you tried traveling?

183. No point in unpacking… I’m ready to hit the road again soon!

184. One of the reasons I travel solo: I do not have to share all the delicious food!

185. The only thing I love more than traveling is eating. So why not do both at the same time?

186. My love for camping is in-tents.

187. I was gonna share a time travel joke, but you guys didn’t like it.

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Motivational Travel Captions For Instagram

Who doesn’t love motivational travel captions? Here are some of the best ones to spark that wanderlust inside you!

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

189. The world is big, and I want to get a good look at it before it gets dark.

190. Traveling isn’t always about running away from things, sometimes it’s about running into what you truly want.

191. Don’t let your dreams be dreams.

192. Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.

193. Take me away to a place full of surprises.

194. All you need is love and a passport.

195. If you never go, you will never know.

196. Go where you feel the most alive.

197. The best things happen outside of our comfort zones.

198. Travel is not reward for working; it’s education for living.

199. The fastest way to expand your horizons is to visit somewhere new.

200. When I’m exploring the world is when I feel most at home.

201. Born to roam. Everywhere is home.

202. Love is the food of life, travel is dessert.

203. Finding paradise wherever I go.

204. To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live.

205. Sky above, sand below, peace within.

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Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar

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206. The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.

207. Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.

208. Seek adventures that open your mind.

209. Let the adventure begin.

210. Travel doesn’t become an adventure, until you leave yourself behind.

211. Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.

212. If happiness is the goal — and it should be, then adventures should be a priority.

213. What is life but one grand adventure.

214. Life is an adventure, not a package tour.

215. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all.

216. When there is no WiFi, you might be about to have an adventure.

217. Adventure awaits. Go find it!

218. The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.

219. An adventure a day keeps the doctor away.

220. Find a beautiful place and get lost.

221. To unpathed waters and undreamed shores.

222. Maybe the best moment of your life will be on your next big adventure.

223. Go, fly, road, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.

224. Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.

225. May every day bring a new adventure.

226. I do believe it’s time for another adventure.

227. Take a walk on the wild side.

228. Spontaneity is the best kind of adventure.

229. Always say yes to new adventures.

230. Sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more.

231. Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient.

232. It’s a road trip! It’s about adventure! …It’s not like we have somewhere to go.

233. Constantly searching for views that take my breath away.

234. When I’m exploring the world is when I feel most at home.

235. Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.

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Travel Adventure Quotes For Instagram

Travel Adventure Quotes can be so inspiring – here are some of the best traveling adventure quotes!

236. Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures. — Lovelle Drachman

237. We live in a world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. — Jawaharial Nehru

238. Adventure should be part of everyone’s life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just existing. — Holly Morris

239. If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.— Paulo Coelho

240. Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. — Drew Houston

241. Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by. – Robert Frost

242. An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. —G.K. Chesterton

243. I don’t know where I’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring. — David Bowie

244. Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul. — Jamie Lyn Beatty

245. Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively, unless you can choose a challenge instead of a competence. — Eleanor Roosevelt

246. I live for the nights that I can’t remember with the people that I won’t forget. — Drake

247. Do you really want to look back on your life and see how wonderful it could have been had you not been afraid to live it? — Caroline Myss

248. There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky. And you ask “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, what if you fly? — Erin Hanson

249. I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see. — Carew Papritz

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250. I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. – Mark Twain

251. Investment in travel is an investment in yourself. – Matthew Karsten

252. Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone. – Wendell Berry

253. What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do — especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. – William Least Heat Moon

254. When overseas, you learn more about your own country than you do the place you’re visiting. — Clint Borgen

255. Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. —Margaret Lee Runbeck

256. We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. – Jawaharial Nehru

257. Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

258. Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. — Terry Pratchett

259. A camera teaches you how to see without a camera. — Dorothea Lange

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The iconic colourful Choi Hung Basketball Courts in Hong Kong.

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260. A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving— Lao Tzu

261. For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. – Robert Louis Stevenson

262. Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen. — Benjamin Disraeli

263. I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable. — Carew Papritz

264. A tourist doesn’t know where they have been, a traveller doesn’t know where they are going.

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Dreamy Travel Captions For Instagram

265. The mind was dreaming. The world was its dream. — Jorge Luis Borges

266. There are seven days in a week, and “someday” is not one of them. — Benny Lewis

267. To move, to breathe, to fly, to float. To gain all while you give. To roam the roads of lands remote. To travel is to live. — Hans Christian Andersen

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Short Travel Quotes For Instagram

268. To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice. —Elizabeth Gilbert

269. Travel makes a wise man better but a fool worse. – Thomas Fuller

270. We take photographs as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone. — Katie Thurmes

271. I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met. — Melody Truong

272. Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow. Anita Desai

273. Carpe Diem. Seize the day. Make your life extraordinary. — John Keating

274. Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

275. Wherever you are, be all there. — Jim Elliot

276. Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it. — Rick Watson

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Hanging Rock, Blue Mountains – Australia

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277. My sweet escape.

278. Tired feet, happy heart.

279. All good things are wild and free.

280. Always take the scenic route.

281. To travel is to live

282. Views on views.

283. If traveling was free, BYE!

284. One life. One world. Explore it.

285. Travel goals.

286. Travel more, worry less.

287. Up, up, and away!

288. Wake up in paradise.

289. Life is short. Book the trip.

290. Born to explore the world.

291. Come, get lost with me.

292. Don’t be a tourist, be a traveler.

293. Let’s go to explore magical places.

294. Not all classrooms have four walls.

295. Sunshine is the best medicine.

296. Collect moments, not things.

297. Slice of life

298. Permanently out of office.

299. Paradise isn’t a place, it’s a feeling.

300. Life is not meant to be lived in one place.

301. Making the best memories along the way

302. Work, Travel, Save, Repeat.

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303. Only going places that spark joy.

304. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way at looking at things.

305. I may be going nowhere, but what a ride.

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

307. Have you ever seen such a perfect summer spot?

308. Every day is an adventure.

309. Today is a good day to get lost.

310. Stop dreaming, start traveling.

311. Love, travel. Both amazing, incredible together.

312. Head in the clouds.

313. Travel is optimism in motion.

314. Eat well, travel often.

315. Travel while you’re young and able.

316. Take me anywhere.

317. Never stop exploring.

318. I read, I travel, I become.

319. Better than my wildest dreams.

320. Ready? Set? Go!

321. Heaven on earth.

322. Time to explore!

323. This is my happy place.

324. Up in the clouds, on my way to unknown things.

325. At the end of the day, it’s all about dirty feet, messy hair, and sparkling eyes.

326. The best view comes after the hardest climb.

327. Will travel for food (and a good sunset).

328. Backpacking is money spent on education.

329. The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.

330. A holiday is not complete without the ocean.

331. No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.

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The impressive Jet D’Eau in Geneva.

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332. Keep calm and travel on.

333. Will travel for food (and a good sunset).

334. The best things happen outside of our comfort zones.

335. My new routine: Journey. Explore. Discover. Repeat.

336. Tropic like its hot!

337. Sunshine and good feelings.

338. Only going places that spark joy.

339. Be back never.

340. What a wonderful world!

341. It’s a whole new world.

342. Weekend getaway

343. I decided to skip ahead to the part of my life where I travel the world.

344. BBN. Be back never.

345. Bon voyage!

346. Don’t spend your money on things. Spend it on experiences!

347. Couples who travel together stay together.

348. Friends that travel together, slay together.

349. In my happy place!

350. I only collect one thing: stamps on my passport.

351. My favorite color is sunset.

352. Mountain trips and foggy mornings.

353. Friendly faces from around the world.

354. My home away from home.

355. One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.

356. There is no foreign land, it is the traveler only who is foreign.

357. Travel not to find yourself, but to remember where you have been all long.

358. Concrete jungle

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Travel Throwback Captions For Instagram

Sometimes we all need a good old throwback to remember our times travelling! For many of us, it’s not possible to travel 24/7 so throwbacks keep us going when we are stuck working and dreaming of and missing travel! Here are some of the best travel throwback captions you can use with your Instagram photos!

359. The goal is to die with memories, not dreams.

360. Tangled up in trip memories.

361. I still haven’t fully unpacked from this trip.

362. Just wishing I was there again.

363. Throwing it back to the very best trip.

364. Waiting to travel again like…

365. I’ll take a one-way ticket back to this moment, please.

366. I’ve got no money, but lots of memories.

367. Little moments. Big memories.

368. Bring me back to a time when I could travel the world.

369. Take me back.

370. I have a whole world in my camera roll.

371. Usually, I like to live in the moment. But right now, I’m enjoying the past.

372. Time flies when you’re having fun.

373. Vacation flashback.

374. I figured it was time for another vacay photo dump.

375. Can’t wait to do it all again.

376. Tans and jetlag fade, but memories last forever.

377. If I close my eyes, I can still hear the ocean.

378. Daydreaming about this day.

379. Good times with even better people.

380. Already dreaming of my next vacation.

381. So much of who we are is where we have been.

382. Restless between adventures.

383. People forget years and remember moments.

384. When the memories hit you.

385. Will I ever stop posting pictures from this trip? Probably not.

386. BRB, reliving this day.

387. No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.

388. Here’s an oldie but a goodie.

389. This vacation will forever live rent-free in my mind.

390. If I had a time machine, this is where I’d go.

391. There are so many places I want to see, but my mind keeps going back to here.

392. I could go for another morning like this.

393. You don’t need magic to disappear; all you need is a destination.

394. Do you think the beach misses me as much as I miss it?

395. Me, then: I’m going to remember this moment forever. Me, now: You were right.

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Isn’t travelling the best?! Here at the Palm Tree Rope Swing – Dalawella Beach, Sri Lanka


Instagram Captions About Wanderlust & Wandering

Wanderlust is a fine thing. Here are some great captions for those of you who have a serious case of wanderlust!

396. Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world.

397. Wanderlust. A desire to travel, to understand one’s very existence.

398. I’ve got a bad case of wanderlust.

399. My wanderlust is calling.

400. Incurable wanderlust

401. Never stop your wanderlust.

402. Wander without purpose or reason.

403. Got wonderfully lost.

404. Wander often, wonder always.

405. This heart of mine was made to travel this world.

406. We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. — Hilaire Belloc

407. I have an insane calling to be where I’m not.

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Insta Travel Captions & Puns Related To Specific Countries/Cities

Here are some funny captions and puns relating to certain cities and countries that will entertain your audience!

408. Havana good time in Cuba.

409. Irish I had an umbrella here in Dublin.

410. Let’s taco ’bout going to Mexico.

411. Canada is amooseing!

412. ‘Vancouver is amazing!’ ‘I Canada disagree with you.’

413. Canyon believe this view?

414. What Tokyo so long to get to Japan?

415. I mean, I’m just China have a good time.

416. Had a (sand)sational time in Dubai!

417. Eiffel in love with Paris.

418. Find someone who looks at you the way I look at the Eiffel Tower.

419. Paris, I hope our paths will croissant again.

420. Paris, I Louvre you!

421. Love to meet people and make new France while traveling.

422. I really Haiti to leave this place, but it’s time to go home.

423. How Kenya leave this place?

424. You don’t walk in Italy, you Rome.

425. Rome stole a pizza my heart.

426. Came to Italy to find Rome-ance.

427. I just want to Rome the world.

428. Eating my way through Italy.

429. Alberobello is Trulli amazing.

430. Needed to visit Tehran before Iran out of time.

431. Czech out the view!

432. I’m Tallinn you this place is awesome!

433. No Dutch thing as too many bikes.

434. Machu Picchu was Inca-redible!

435. What’s so great about Switzerland? Well, the flag is a big plus.

436. I’ve got a Berning desire to go to Switzerland.

437. Norway I’m going to miss Oslo!

438. Eye love London!

439. Do you want Togo to Africa?

440. Thai-m flies when you’re on vacation!

441. This goulash soup will make you Hungary.

442. Not sure where to find snow in America. Alaska local.

443. A good glass of wine is never Faro way in Portugal.

444. You have no idea Ha long I’ve been waiting pho someone like you.

445. Oman, take a look at this view.

446. I just had a match with someone in South Korea. I think he’s my Seoul mate.

447. I want to go to Bora Bora but I’m poora poora.

448. You told me it was Chile in South America. But I don’t Bolivia.

449. You will not Bolivia eyes when you see the Salt Flats.

450. Greetings from [insert location]. I live here now.

451. I <3 NYC

452. Florida, you croc my world!

453. Left my heart in Morocco.

454. You can leave Chicago, but it will never leave you.

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Eerily beautiful Pinnacles Desert in Western Australia – for more desert captions check out these 119 Desert Captions For Instagram!


Trip Captions & Quotes For Instagram

Taking a road trip? Whether it’s a month long campervan trip down the coast or a short weekend road trip up to the mountains, here are some captions that will go perfectly with your road trip photos!

455. Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way. — Emma Chase

456. Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the trip. — Babs Hoffman

457. People don’t take trips, trips take people. — John Steinbeck

458. There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going. — Beverly Sills

459. Just grab a friend and take a ride, together upon the open road. — The Goofy Movie

460. You can take your five-star hotel. I’ve got a million stars in the sky here.

461. On the road again.

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Travel Captions & Quotes For Instagram About Journeys

It’s not just about the destination. It’s about the journey too. Here are some great captions about journeys to go with your Instagram photos!

462. The journey, not the arrival, matters. – T.S. Eliot

463. Some journeys in life can only be traveled alone. — Ken Poirot

464. I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived. — Anna Louise Strong

465. To travel is to take a journey into yourself. — Danny Kaye

466. A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. — Jim Cahill

467. The journey is part of the experience — an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca. — Anthony Bourdain

468. I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. Rosalía de Castro

469. Journey. Explore. Discover. Repeat.

470. A true traveler’s journey is never complete.

471. Let no one keep you from your journey.

472. It’s not about the destination, but the journey.

473. The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands.

474. Fall in love with the journey, not the destination.

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The stunning Tamarama Beach in Sydney – halfway along the iconic Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk in Sydney.

Beach & Sea Travel Captions For Instagram

475. Don’t worry. Beach happy.

476. Sea you soon.

477. Salt in the air. Sand in my hair.

478. Let the currents guide your heart.

479. Life is better in flip flops.

480. If it requires a bikini, my answer is yes.

481. Beach, please.

482. Good vibes happen on the tides.

483. Summer is my favorite sea-sun.

484. Life’s a beach. Enjoy the waves.

485. High tides and good vibes.

486. Beach more, Worry less.

487. The tan will fade, but the memories will last forever.

488. Lost at sea? I’m not shore. 

489. Don’t be afraid to make a splash!

490. I’m just a beachy kinda girl.

491. This is my resting beach face.

492. Girls just wanna have sun.

493. Ocean air, salty hair.

494. I’m all about the palm trees and 80 degrees.

495. Talk to the sand.

496. What the shell?

497. Salt in the air. Sand in my hair.

498. Suns out, buns out.

499. Meet me under the palms

500. Happiness comes in waves. 

501. Seas the day.

502. Mermaid kisses and starfish wishes.

503. Sandy toes. Sun-kissed nose.

504. Seek to sea more.

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One Word Travel Captions

Sometimes one word is all we need. Short and sweet and to the point.

505. Paradise

506. Vibing

507. YOLO

508. Adventures

509. Relaxing

510. Holiday

511. Unforgettable

512. Vacation

513. Daydreaming 

514. Blessed

515. Sunkissed

516. Exploring

517. Unwind

518. TGIF

519. Wanderlust

520. Speechless

521. Weekend

522. Nomadic

523. Sunshine

524. Moments

525. Wandering

526. Aquaholic

527. Breezy

528. Heaven

529. Priceless

530. Namaste 

531. Throwback

532. OOTD

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Hong Kong is such an exciting place to travel to!

Unique Travel Words For Instagram Captions

You’ve probably heard of wayfarer and fernweh – but have you heard of these other unique words to describe travel and travellers? Impress your audience and stand out from the noise with these unique travel words!

533. Wayfarer (n.) a person who travels on foot

534. Fernweh (n.) [German] homesickness for a place you’ve never been to; a feeling stronger than wanderlust

535. Gadabout (n.) a person who travels to many different places, especially for pleasure

536. Serendipity (n.) the natural ability of making desirable discoveries by accident

537. Eleutheromania (n.) [Greek] an irresistible yearning for freedom

538. Resfeber (n.) [Swedish] the racing heartbeat of a traveler before embarking on a journey

539. Ukiyo (n.) [Japanese] living in the moment, detached from the bothers of life

540. Solivagant (n.) [French] a solitary wanderer

541. Smultronställe (n.) [Swedish] a special place discovered for solace and relaxation

542. Dérive (n.) [French] a spontaneous journey, led only by the spirit of the landscape

543. Hiraeth (n.) [Japanese] a homesickness for a place which you can’t return to or never was

544. Morii (n.) the desire to capture a fleeting experience

545. Onism (n.) the awareness of how little of the world you’ll experience

546. Resfeber (n.) [Swedish] the tangled feelings of fear and excitement before a journey begins

547. Peregrinate (v.) to travel or wander around from place to place

548. Sehnsucht (n.) [German] an intense yearning for something far-off and indefinable

549. Vemödalen (n.) [Swedish] the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist

550. Rückkehrunruhe (n.) [German] the feeling of returning home after a trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness

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The beautiful view from Kangaroo Cliffs of Brisbane, Australia

Why Are Instagram Captions Important?

Over time Instagram has developed from simply a photo sharing platform to a place to connect with others, provide information, share videos, stories, to sell products and more. Therefore Instagram captions are incredibly useful as they can provide your audience with much more information!

Great Instagram captions can actually help you grow your audience as people find a way to connect with you through your words – whether you are one who likes to write motivational captions or funny puns. Great captions can even convert more of your audience into paying customers for your business too!

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Captions About Traveling: Best Travel Captions For Instagram Summary

I hope you got lots of inspiration and ideas from these travel captions and quotes and were able to find the perfect one to go with your Instagram traveling photos!

If you’ve reached the end of this list of travel quotes and captions well done I am impressed! Hopefully you found a traveling caption that was perfect for you. Whether you preferred the short, inspirational, cute or wild captions, or one of the famous quotes, there’s a great selection here. If you do know any more travel quotes or captions – let me know in the comments below as I love hearing from you guys!

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