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Fun Camping Quotes & Captions for Instagram

I love a good ol’ fashioned camping trip, but sometimes have a hard time coming up with a good camping quote or caption for my photos.

If that sounds like you, keep reading for the best camping quotes and camping captions that you can copy-and-paste right into your next post.

Camping quotes for Instagram

When you’re at a loss for words, try using one of these camping quotes for your next Instagram caption.

Photo of a campsite on the edge of a lake with a purple, starry sky. Text overlay reads "The wild calls to all who listen."
  1. “Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.” – Henry Ford
  2. “The wilderness isn’t quite what I expected…it’s wild.” – Pixar’s Up
  3. “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir
  4. “Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business.” – Dave Barry
  5. “The wild calls to all who listen.” – Jessica Marie Baumgartner, The Magic of Nature
  6. “Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit…” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire
  7. “Let’s gather ‘round the campfire and sing our campfire song.” – Spongebob Squarepants
  8. “The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see.” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire

Camping puns

For a shorter camping caption that is bound to elicit some laughs (and engagement!), try these camping puns.

Closeup of a stack of s'mores. Text above the photo reads "S'more than a feeling."
  1. Gimme s’more.
  2. Let’s get toasted.
  3. I love you s’more.
  4. Camping is in tents.
  5. I’m sexy and I tow it.
  6. S’more than a feeling.
  7. The s’more the merrier.
  8. I slept like a log last night.
  9. Campers have s’more fun.
  10. The world needs s’more people like you.

RV quotes

If you’re all about that recreational vehicle life, these quotes are perfect for your RV photos and videos.

Photo of an RV parked on a dirt road crossing over a lake. Text overlay reads "Home is where we park it."
  1. RV life.
  2. Back that thing up.
  3. RV having fun yet?
  4. Home is where we park it.
  5. Oh, the places we can go!
  6. Ready to hit the road again.
  7. [King/Queen] of the camper.
  8. They see me rollin’, they hatin’.
  9. Life rocks when your living room rolls.
  10. What happens in the camper, stays in the camper.
  11. “That there’s an RV…It’s a good lookin’ vehicle, ain’t it?” – Cousin Eddie, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Writing prompts for camping quotes and captions

Sometimes you want to share more than a quote or one-liner. 

Use these writing prompts to come up with longer camping captions for Instagram.

Many of these prompts can be repurposed multiple times for unique, long-form Instagram captions.

  1. Share your top camping hacks.
  2. Recount your favorite campfire story.
  3. Recommend your top camping essentials.
  4. Share your favorite s’mores combinations.
  5. List the best campgrounds in [park/state/region].
  6. Share an easy [breakfast/dinner/dessert] camping recipe.

Camping captions

Last, but not least, these short and easy camping captions allow your photos and videos to shine without taking the focus away from them.

Photo of a person holding up a map in front of their face. Text above the photo reads "Let the Adventure Begin!"
  1. ❤️️🏕
  2. Tent life.
  3. Cabin life.
  4. Cabin cutie.
  5. Glamp squad.
  6. Survival skills.
  7. Bonfire babes.
  8. Campfire cutie.
  9. Happy camper.
  10. Happy glamper.
  11. Beer & bonfires.
  12. Bless this camp.
  13. Glamping queen.
  14. I’d rather be camping.
  15. I’d rather be glamping.
  16. Camp more, worry less.
  17. Good morning, campers!
  18. Camping hair, don’t care.
  19. It’s all good in the woods.
  20. Life is good in the woods.
  21. Let the adventures begin!
  22. Camp [insert-name-here].
  23. Our little slice of paradise.
  24. Cabin vibes & good times.
  25. Cozy around the campfire.
  26. Let’s sleep under the stars.
Photo of a couple holding hands at their campsite looking up a the Milky Way galaxy. Text overlay reads "Like campfires & marshmallows, we're better together."
  1. Cabins, campfires, & cocoa.
  2. Let’s cuddle by the campfire.
  3. And so the adventure begins.
  4. Camping is always the answer.
  5. Life is better around a campfire.
  6. What a great place to hibernate.
  7. Not all classrooms have 4 walls.
  8. Blazing bonfires & sparkling stars.
  9. Let’s camp where the wifi is weak.
  10. Today’s agenda: 🌅🍁⛺️🪵🌌
  11. Powered by campfires & cocktails.
  12. Home is where you pitch your tent.
  13. Over the river & through the woods.
  14. You are never too old to play outside.
  15. Every day is a good day to go camping.
  16. Always make time for the great outdoors.
  17. Making memories one campfire at a time.
  18. Making memories one campsite at a time.
  19. There’s nothing better than the great outdoors.
  20. Nothing beats sleeping under a blanket of stars.
  21. Not here for a long time, but here for a good time.
  22. A bad day camping is better than a good day working.
  23. Like campfires & marshmallows, we’re better together.
  24. What happens around the campfire, stays around the campfire.

What are your favorite camping quotes?

Share your favorite quotes and captions for camping photos and videos in the comments below.

If you need some ideas on where to go camping, check out my post about the best national parks on the east coast.

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