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Tropic Like It’s Hot! 110+ Summer Captions For All Of Your Sunny Fun

Time to flood your feeds with happy photos, because the best season is here.

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Clever summer captions add a fun touch to your summer memories on social media.
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What's not to love about the summertime? Longer days, warmer weather, and more time to spend with the ones we love making memories — when it comes to family bonding, you can't beat this season of leisure. Taking trips to the beach, picnics in the park, making campfires, and running through the sprinkler in the backyard all make fun Instagram-worthy photos of you and your kiddos. All you need is to come up with the perfect summer captions to encapsulate those sweet, sweet memories.

But it's tricky sometimes to figure out the funniest or most adorable caption at the last minute, especially if you're coming home from a long day at the amusement park or a weekend getaway. Or if you jam-packed the weekend full of fun, had to return to work on Monday, and your overprocessed brain is stuck somewhere between weekend-time-fun and on-the-clock-grind.

Thankfully, there are plenty of summer captions for Instagram or whatever social media platform you plan to spam with the pics of your kids looking tan, tired, and happy. These quick and easy options are easy to personalize, too. So, bookmark this page — it'll keep you and your summer-centric family photo dumps covered through Labor Day.

Funny (& Punny) Summer Captions

  1. Girls just wanna have sun.
  2. Seas the day.
  3. Suns out, hamburger buns out.
  4. Tropic like it's hot!
  5. Eat, drink and be sweaty.
  6. Summer reading list: menus. Hungry Girl Summer, activated.
  7. This summer will be hot, hot, hot!
  8. Winter, who?
  9. If you're not barefoot, you're overdressed.
  10. Alexa, start summer over, please.
  11. This family prefers footprints in the sand, not in the snow.
  12. Happiness is air-conditioning on a hot summer night.
  13. Summer should get a speeding ticket.
  14. We followed our dreams — and they led us to the beach.
  15. “Is it supposed to be this hot all summer long?” — Miley Cyrus, “Malibu”

Cute Summer Captions

  1. No shoes, no worries.
  2. Queen of the grill.
  3. “We walk the beach at midnight and watch the stars in the clear skies.” — Willow Smith, “Summer Fling”
  4. Sweet sunny disposition.
  5. My happy season!
  6. Life's better in flip-flops.
  7. Paradise found.
  8. Living for these summer days and summer nights.
  9. Good times and tan lines.
  10. Sunshine is my medicine of choice.
  11. Dog days of summer.
  12. “I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with summer.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  13. Blue skies, sunshine, everything's fine.
  14. Stay salty.
  15. Endless sun. Endless fun. Endless summer.
  16. I need a six-month vacation once a year.
  17. "A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about." — John Mayer
  18. "In summer, the song sings itself." — William Carlos Williams
  19. "One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter." — Henry David Thoreau
  20. "I am more myself in a garden than anywhere else on earth." — Don Green
  21. "The summer night is like a perfection of thought." — Wallace Stevens
  22. What time is it? Summertime!
  23. Paradise found.
  24. These feet were made for flip-flops.
  25. OOO.
  26. “Here comes the sun, and I say, it’s all right.” — The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun”
  27. That summer feeling.
  28. Everything good and magical happens between the months of June and August.
  29. Remember: SPF is your BFF.
  30. “I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” — Kellie Elmore

Sand & Seas Summer Captions

  1. “I'm on a boat!” — T-Pain
  2. Aboat time!
  3. Beach you to it.
  4. Don’t worry, beach happy.
  5. Life's a beach.
  6. Happiness comes in waves.
  7. Keep palm and carry on.
  8. Don't mind my resting beach face.
  9. You used to call me on my shell phone.
  10. Shake your palm palms.
  11. Beach hair, don't care!
  12. Shell yeah!
  13. Catching some rays, some waves, and some favs.
  14. Sunsets > Netflix.
  15. Let’s seas the day.
  16. Girls just wanna have sun.
  17. Find me in the waves.
  18. Vacation mode: On.
  19. Things are going swimmingly.
  20. Queen of the (sand) castle.
  21. Putting the "pool" in carpool.
  22. Tan lines, salt in my hair, sand in my toes: Paradise.
  23. Nothing but sandy skin and summer smiles.
  24. Getting my daily dose of Vitamin Sea.
  25. Keepin' it reel.
  26. Paradise found.
  27. You, me, and the sea.
  28. This really floats my boat.
  29. Giving in to pier pressure.
  30. Living on island time.
  31. Tan lines may fade, but friends are forever.
  32. Hope you have a (beach) ball!
  33. You are mer-mazing.
  34. I'm an aquaholic.
  35. Namast'ay at the beach.
  36. We mermaid for each other.
  37. Beach bum.
  38. Shell-abrate good times.
  39. Just hanging with my gull-friends.
  40. Salt water heals all wounds.
  41. High tide or low tide, I'll stay by your side.
  42. The beach is always a good idea.
  43. Happy as a clam.
  44. Sea la vie.
  45. Mermaid kisses and seashell wishes.
  46. With you, life's a beach.
  47. Where there's a will, there's a wave.
  48. I can sea clearly now.
  49. Eat. Sleep. Beach. Repeat.
  50. Long time, no sea.
  51. P.S. I love you, summer.
  52. Summer… I am already looking forward to next year.
  53. A summer I’ll always remember with people I’ll never forget.
  54. The only B.S. I need is bikinis and sandals.
  55. Flip flops, summer, ice cream, sunkissed, bare feet, and salty hair.
  56. Summer nights and city lights.
  57. I dream of a summer that lasts forever.
  58. Never stop chasing your summer.

Summer Food Captions

  1. I'll be at the grill if you need me.
  2. Summer loving, had me a blast!
  3. “Cheeseburger in paradise.” — Jimmy Buffet, “Cheeseburger in Paradise”
  4. Hello, grill season!
  5. Sun, sand, and a pineapple in hand.
  6. You’re my lobster (roll).
  7. “She put the lime in the coconut, she drank ‘em both up!” — Harry Nilsson, “Coconut”
  8. Couldn’t love you s’more.
  9. You’re one in a melon.
  10. Pies, fries, and these guys. *heart emoji*
  11. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream ... and that’s pretty much the same thing.
  12. A midsummer ice cream.
  13. I’ve got sunshine and key lime on my mind.
  14. Slice of paradise.
  15. Happier than a seagull with a french fry.
  16. “Nothing’s better than a picnic.” — Zooey Deschanel
  17. Game of cones.
  18. Anything is popsicle!
  19. A pineapple a day keeps the worries away.
  20. Summer is like ice cream — you have to enjoy it before it melts.
  21. I'm ready to eat all the things.
  22. Happiness is eating food with friends.
  23. I've got sunshine and key lime on my mind.
  24. Suns out, hamburger buns out.
  25. Ice cream is the most essential food group.
  26. “Summer has a flavor like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine." — Oprah Winfrey
  27. We found love in a hopeless plate.
  28. Surf, sand, and a drink in hand.
  29. "A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about." — John Mayer
  30. "In summer, the song sings itself." — William Carlos Williams

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