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50+ Perfect Road Trip Captions for your Instagram Photos

Is there anything better than a road trip these days? If you are looking for the most comprehensive list of road trip captions for Instagram then you are in the right place! I have put together 100 captions for road trips, from inspirational quotes to short quotes, and even some funny ones to help you find the perfect caption for your road trip photos.

No two days on a road trip are ever the same and each of your road trip photos deserves its own special caption. Whether it is a car crammed with everything you need, a crazy family photo, a road trip pit stop, mountain roads, or beautiful road trip lookouts will find plenty of ideas and the perfect fit for your photos!

Best Road Trip Instagram Captions

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Look at life through a windshield, not through the rear view mirror.

Making memories one road trip at a time.

Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.

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Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

Once a year, go somewhere you’ve never been before.

Take vacations, and go as many places as you can. You can always make money, but you can’t always make memories.

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.

There’s this thing about road trips that throws our sense of time out of the window.

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A great road adventure is measured in friends rather than kilometers.

All I need is one wheel in hand and four wheels on the road.

Any road will take you wherever you want to go. Just pick one and go.

Arriving isn’t everything. It’s the wild stuff that happens along the way that makes up everything.

Communing with the open road. It listens, feels, and understands.

Drifting on the road is my favorite mood.

The journey of a thousand miles, begins with a single step.

Going places that I’ve never been.

I’ve always wanted to see what’s at the end of the road.

Just like roads, life has roadblocks. The only way to reach your destination is to adapt to the situation by going around them and looking for other paths.

It is actually the interruptions that happen along the way that makes up the whole journey.

It may be a long journey, but it will take you to freedom.

Keep moving forward and don’t look back.

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Short Road Trip Captions for Instagram

Start the car!

Hit the road!


To travel is to live.

Adventure awaits.

Better to travel than to arrive.

Choose the scenic route.

Come along and take a ride.

Vacation mood: ON

Life is short and the world is wide.

Collect moments not things.

Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.

Travel with curiosity.

Turns out, I just needed a day off and a dirt road.

Ultimately, every road leads to the whole world.

Wanderlust and highway dust.

Windows down, music up.

Are we there yet?

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Popular Quotes about Road Trips for Instagram

Take only memories, leave only footprints. – Chief Seattle

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Hellen Keller

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

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey. – Babs Hoffman

Find what brings you joy and go there! – Jan Phillips

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams! – Oprah Winfrey

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

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Don’t Count The Days. Make The Days Count. – Muhammad Ali

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

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. – Lewis Carroll

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation. – Leo Tolstoy

The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories – Og Mandino

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To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. You have no idea of what is in store for you, but you will, if you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown. – Freya Stark

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

The last quote above is my absolute favorite and what this website is all about. So many times we think we have so much time, but the future is not guaranteed. I hope you read that quote a few times and let it sink in. Tomorrow is never promised. Do not put off that road trip or not bother snapping that photo! Carpe Diem (Seize the Day) and get out there! If you read more posts on this site, I promise I will make it as easy as possible!

I hope these road trip Instagram captions have given you plenty of ideas for your photos. You can use these quotes on Instagram, Facebook, or when making photo books to share your memories. You can even use them for your latest Whats App status. Did you wake up in the desert on your road trip? I have a post dedicated to desert captions. Maybe you woke up at the beach? Check out these sea captions or lake captions. Or perhaps you want to use these good morning captions for the morning photos with your cup of coffee on your road trip. If you are camping on your road trip, check out these perfect camping captions and this kid’s camping checklist.

You may also want to have a read of these popular vacation quotes, airplane captions and tropical quotes depending on where your road trip has taken you! If you are lucky to be on the Road to Hana in Hawaii, the tropical quotes will be perfect, as will these Maui captions and Hawaii captions. 

Road trip quotes for Instagram.

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