It's time to get in the mood for summertime with these inspiring summer vacation quotes! 50 of the best vacation and summertime quotes to inspire fun in the sun!
Quotes About The Summer
Everyone loves their summer vacation, but it sure can take a long time to arrive!
So, these quotes about traveling are perfect for those long days in the office, where you're dreaming of sun, sea and sand.
Each of these summer vacation quotes has been chosen to inspire your imagination and get you dreaming.
Not sure where to go on vacation this summer yet? How about Greece?
Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe thank to its awesome beaches, great weather, tasty food, and friendly people.
Take a look here for the classic Athens – Santorini – Mykonos itinerary.
And now… onto the quotes!
50 Best Summer Vacation Quotes
Here's our first section of summer sayings, thoughts, captions and quotations by famous travelers, explorers, authors, philosophers and artists.
“My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.”
– Nina Arianda
“A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”
– Earl Wilson
“I want to vacation so long, I forget all my passwords.”
“Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.”
– Van Morrison
“It’s summer and time for wandering…”
– Kellie Elmore
Summer Vacay Quotes
“Summertime and the livin’ is easy.”
– Porgy and Bess
“Hip, Hip, Hooray for the Hot Summer Day!”
“My favorite weather is bird-chirping weather.”
– Terri Guillemets
“There is no ‘we’ in summer. Only ‘u’ and ‘me’.”
“Salt in the air, sand in my hair.”
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
– Wallace Stevens
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Best Summer Quotes
Nature is a great way to relieve stress and take care of your mental health. Go for a hike or swim in the ocean whenever you can, and the world automatically seems a better place to be!
“There is always that one summer that changes you.”
“The tans will fade but the memories will last forever.”
“Be Sure Not To Fizzle When The Summer Starts To Sizzle”
“In summer, the song sings itself.”
– William Carlos Williams
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
– Henry James
“It’s always summer somewhere.”
– Lilly Pulitzer
Summertime Vacation Quotes Short
“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”
– Robert Orben
“When all else fails, take a vacation.”
– Betty Williams
“When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.”
“Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer.”
– Nat King Cole
“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”
― Sam Keen
“And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.”
Summer and Vacation Quotes
The summer holidays are a great time to enjoy experiences and make memories with family, friends and loved ones. Here's our next 10 funny summer sayings and holidays quotes.
“I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.”
– Susan Branch
“You are so much sunshine in every square inch.”
– Walt Whitman
“Friends, sun, sand, and sea, that sounds like a summer to me.”
“If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.”
“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.”
—Henry David Thoreau
“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”
– Bob Marley
“Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.”
– Brian Wilson
“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”
― Jeannette Walls
“Summertime is always the best of what might be.”
― Charles Bowden
“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!”
– Kenny Chesney
“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…”
– Susan Polis Schutz
Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling.
— K. D. Lang
“My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer.”
– Gary Allan
“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.”
– Elbert Hubbard
“Vacation calories don’t count.”
“Laughter is an instant vacation.”
– Milton Berle
“Make your vocation your vacation. That is the secret to success.”
– Mark Twain
“Just a reminder that I’m going on vacation and you’re not.”
“Don’t bother me I’m on vacation.”
“The average vacation is one-tenth playing—nine-tenths paying.”
– Arnold Glasow
Summer and Holiday Quotes
If you aren't ready to hit the beach yet, our last of inspiring quotes should have you planning your next vacation soon!
“Don’t pick a job with great vacation time. Pick one that doesn’t need escaping.”
“I need a vacation, not a stupid weekend.”
“I need a six month vacation, twice a year.”
“I hope your vacation gives you the pleasure you need so that you don’t have to think of any problems back at home. Enjoy your vacation.”
“I love my job only when I’m on vacation.”
“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”
– Robert Orben
“The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.”
– Jack Adam Weber
“Take vacations, go as many places as you can, you can always make money, you can’t awakes make memories.”
“Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?”
– Zig Ziglar
“An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.”
– Jaime Kurtz
“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. Winters are simply a time to count the weeks until the next summer”
― Jenny Han
Summer Instagram Captions
Are you looking for some funny sayings and inspirational words to use as summer instagram captions? We've collected these summer one liners just for you:
- Paradise found.
- Eat. Sleep. Beach. Repeat.
- Good morning, sunshine!
- Salt water heals all wounds.
- High tide or low tide, I'll stay by your side.
- The beach is always a good idea.
- Summer lovin', it happened so fast!
- Life is better in a bikini.
- I'm all about sun days.
- Follow the sun.
- The beach is calling my name.
- High tides and good vibes.
- I stay in vacation mode.
- Nothing but good vibes and blue skies.
- Sunshine is the best medicine.
- In a sunshine state of mind.
- All you need is ice cream.
How to spend summer holidays alone quotes
1) “The best way to spend summer holidays is by doing things that make you happy.” -Unknown
2) “Don't let anyone tell you how you should spend your summer vacations. Do what makes YOU happy.” -Unknown
3) “Spend your summer vacation doing something that you've always wanted to do but never had the time for.” -Unknown
4) “Take advantage of your summer vacation by doing something that you love.” -Unknown
5) “Make the most of your summer vacation by doing things that you'll never forget.” -Unknown
6) “Don't waste your summer vacation sitting around doing nothing. Get out there and make some memories!” -Unknown
7) “Summer vacations are the perfect time to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge.” -Unknown
8) “Make this summer vacation one to remember by doing something that you've always wanted to do.” -Unknown
9) “Don't spend your summer vacation wishing it was over. Make the most of it and enjoy every minute!” -Unknown
10) “The best way to spend summer vacation is by doing things that you love with the people you love.” -Unknown
Additional Inspirational Getting Ready For Summer Quotes
Here's a few other beautiful words we gathered together:
“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” – Maud Hart Lovelace (Author of Betsy-Tacy)
“She remembered the summer evenings all full of sunshine. The colts neighed when any one passed by, and galloped, galloped. Under her window there was a beehive, and sometimes the bees wheeling round in the light struck against her window like rebounding balls of gold.” – Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. – Langston Hughes
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