76 Best Summer Instagram Captions To Use For Your Cute Summer Beach Pictures

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Don't just show everyone how much fun you're having — tell them!

Are you looking for the best summer quotes to use as Instagram captions for your pictures? Well, you've come to the right place!

Many of us wait months and months for the warmer weather to arrive, so when it does we want to capture some of the amazing moments and memories that we experience in the short-lived season that we've come to know and love as summer.

From socially-distant cookouts to beach days with family in the hot summer heat, there truly is something magical that happens in the summer.

The sunsets are sweeter, the friendships grow stronger and life is just better in the summertime.

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The summer truly seems to bring out the best in people.

We are just happier, in general, when we don't have to be bundled up in winter coats, mittens, earmuffs, and all that stuff that we've agreed not to talk about until October.

It also seems as though people take more photos in the summer, and that means that they share more photos, too.

You may start to notice that your Instagram is filling up with more and more photos as the year reaches its mid-way point. You may also notice that you are more inclined to share pictures from your warm-weather adventures.

Sometimes, that can cause a struggle when thinking of the perfect Instagram caption to go along with the magnificent photos you have managed to capture.

But there's no need to sweat. Kick back in the comfort of your AC and check out some of the collection of summer

Here are the best short summer quotes perfect for just about any Instagram photo caption.

Summer Instagram Captions With Emojis

Use these fun captions with emojis to compliment your summer pictures.

1. "A pineapple a day keeps the worries away." (Use the pineapple emoji).

2. "Shake your palm palms." (Use the palm tree emoji).

3. "You can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream." (Use the ice cream cone emoji).

4. "Life is better in flip flops." (Use the anchor emoji).

5. "I'm walking on sunshine." (Use the sun emoji).

6. "Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you, my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling." — K.D. Lang (Use the winky face emoji)

7. "Summer is going swimmingly." (Use the wave emoji).

8. "Happiest in flip flops." (Use the sun emoji).

9. "Stay salty." (Use the fish emoji). 

10. "Good morning, sunshine!" (Use the sun emoji). 

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Summer Instagram Captions About Friends

If you're posting photos of your squad, you'll want to choose one of these captions.

1. "These are some of the best sayings that encompass friends and summer, all in one.

2. "Friends are like seashells we collect along the way."

3. "The tans will fade, but the memories will last a lifetime."

4. "We're cool for the summer."

5. "Here's to the nights that turned into mornings with the friends that turned into family."

6. "Friends, sun, sand, and sea — that sounds like a summer to me!"

7. "I love the nights I can't remember with the friends I can't forget."

8. "It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer." —Anna Godbersen

9. "We mermaid for each other."

10. "You, me, and the sea."

11. "Paradise found."

12. "Summer lovin', it happened so fast!"

13. "With you, life's a beach."

14. "Shake your palm palms."

15. "You're my lobster (roll)"

16. "You're my sunshine on a cloudy day."

17. "You're one in a melon."

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Summer Instagram Captions About The Beach

Got beach photos? Good, because we have beach captions. What's a summer without a trip to the beach, anyway?

1. "Meet me where the sky touches the sea."

2. "Gone to the beach. Be back never."

3. "Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly." — Van Morrison

4. "Saltwater heals everything."

5. "Sometimes, you just need a beach day."

6. "The ocean is where I belong."

7. "Girls just wanna have sun."

8. "The beach is calling my name."

9. "Don’t worry, beach happy."

10. "You can’t buy happiness — but you can buy ice cream on the beach."

11. "Happiness comes in waves."

12. "If life is a journey, the beach is my destination."

13. "I'm an aquaholic."

14. "The beach is where doing absolutely nothing is doing something."

15. "Namast'ay at the beach."

16. "Getting my daily dose of vitamin sea."

17. "Where there's a will, there's a wave."

18. "I can sea clearly now."

19. "Long time, no sea."

20. "Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly." — Van Morrison

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Random Summer Instagram Captions

These Instagram captions are random, but there will definitely be times when you will want to use them. Each one fits a different type of photo, but all are great captions.

1. "Less Monday, more summer."

2. "Saturdaze."

3. "Summer nights and city lights."

4. "Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon." — C. Day Lewis

5. "Summertime is always the best of what might be."

6. "Every summer has a story."

7. "The summer night is like a perfection of thought." —Wallace Stevens

8. "Sunsets > Netflix"

9. "I was made for sunny days." 

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Summer Instagram Captions From Song Lyrics

Sometimes, you just need to find the perfect song lyrics to capture the moments that you are experiencing. Whether you are at the beach, hanging out with your friends, or day-drinking, these captions will be perfect for you.

1. "I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand. Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand. Life is good today." — Zac Brown Band, "Toes"

2. "You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning." — Drake, "Signs"

3. "Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is about." — John Mayer

4. "I'm loving, I'm living, I'm picking it up. We turning it up." — Ariana Grande, "No Tears Left to Cry"

5. "All summer, we've been in the 'bu, '68 Chevy with nothin' to do." — Rita Ora, "Girls"

6. "Tonight, we are young, so let's set the world on fire, we can burn brighter than the sun." — fun., featuring Janelle Monáe, "We Are Young"

7. "We walk the beach at midnight and watch the stars in the clear skies." — Willow Smith

8. "I got a pocket, got a pocketful of sunshine." — Natasha Bedingfield

9. "Is it supposed to be this hot all summer long?" — Miley Cyrus

10. "Here comes the sun, and I say, it's all right." — The Beatles

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Deep Summer Instagram Captions

If you're looking for something a little more deep, you may want to caption your summer photos with a quote.

Here are some of the best summer quotes that can be used as Instagram photo captions.

1. "Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful too." — Beau Taplin

2. “One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by." — Jeannette Walls

3. "I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June." — L.M. Montgomery

4. "In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different." — John Steinbeck

5. "'Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about." — John Mayer, "WIldfire"

6. "Summertime is always the best of what might be." — Charles Bowden

7. "It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside." — Maud Hart Lovelace

8. "And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." — F.Scott Fitzgerald

9. "Summertime is always the best of what might be." — Charles Bowden

10. "I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer – its dust and lowering skies" — Toni Morrison

Hopefully, we were able to make your summer Instagram photo caption search a little bit easier with this list.

Your summer might not last forever, but your memories will — and so will your photos!

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