150+ Camping Instagram Captions (+Sharable Images)

If you are looking for memorable Camping  Instagram captions, or perhaps, some camping puns for your next social media post, you found the right place! From the oldest desert in the world, the Namib desert in Namibia, to the incredible desert regions of Arizona, our planet is filled with stunning landscapes. So here are the top 150+ camping Instagram quotes to inspire you to continue exploring!

Nature always gives us lovely surprises. Knowing up close all the surprises that only experience gives us, such as camping, is a motivation to record moments that will remain forever in our hearts. And that’s why translating into words is sometimes so difficult, because, in addition to images, we need to be faithful to the moment we would like to share.

In this article, I gathered 150+ camping Instagram captions so you could find the best fit for your picture in only one place. If you are looking for camping quotes, short camping captions, camping captions for couples, or camping with friends Quotes… I’ve got your back! With the captions and quotes, your pictures will be inspiring and unique.

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    1. “Home is where you pitch your tent.”

    2. “A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars.” – Alan S. Kesselheim

    3. “Light a campfire and everyone’s a storyteller.” – John Geddes

    4. “The wilderness holds answers to questions we have not yet learned to ask.” – Nancy Wynne Newhall

    5. “Cold air dark night warm fire bright stars.”

    6. “Camping – because therapy is expensive.”

    7. “In the woods, we return to reason and faith.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    8. “It’s impossible to go for a walk in the woods and be in a bad mood at the same time.”

    9. “Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit.” – Edward Abbey

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    10. “In a well-ordered universe…camping would take place indoors.” – Morgan Matson

    11. “The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.” – Theodore Roosevelt

    12. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” – John Muir

    13. “I peered up through the tent’s mesh roof at faraway stars, faint glitter, giddy.” – Aspen Matis

    14. “Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.”

    – Charles Lindbergh

    15. “Good things come to those who camp.”

    16. “The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed.” – John Muir

    17. “You light the Spark in my Bonfire Heart.” – James Blunt

    18. “If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.” – Bill Watterson

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    19. “Everything looks prettier with a bonfire glow around it.”

    20. “The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter.” – Henry David Thoreau

    21. “Life is best when you’re camping.”

    22. Outdoor days and campfire nights.”

    23. “The woods are lovely, dark and deep…” – Robert Frost

    24. “A bad day camping is still better than a good day working.”

    25. “It’s quite literally lit.”

    26. “A perfect day would be to get into the car, drive out to Yosemite, and go camping.”

    Michael Steger

    27. “Lighting up the night sky.”

    28. “I don’t need Therapy. I just need to go camping.”

    29. “I like to go to the beach, have a bonfire, and play music.” – Colbie Caillat

    30. “We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.” – Henry David Thoreau

    31. “The outside is the only place we can truly be inside the world.” – Daniel J. Rice

    32. “Turn every hour into the golden hour.”

    33. “Sometimes the embers are better than the campfire.” – Stephen King

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    34. “Donating blood, one mosquito at a time.”

    35. “Just another coffee drinker with a camping problem.”

    36. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott

    37. “Your swag or mine?” – L.J. Fox

    38. “The bigger you build the bonfire, the more darkness is revealed.” – Terence McKenna

    39. “Home is where you park it.”

    40. “Camping hair don’t care.”

    41. “You need to be outdoors. Away from here. You need a holiday.” – Fennel Hudson

    42. “If I went on vacation, I’d rather go camping than stay in some four-stay hotel.” – Travis Fimmel

    43. “There’s no such thing as a bad camping trip – only unprepared campers.”

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    44. “A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire

    45. “I could go camping forest of my life!”

    46. “If I went on vacation, I’d rather go camping than stay in some four-star hotel.” – Travis Fimmel

    47. “My tent doesn’t look like much but, as an estate agent might say, “It is air-conditioned and has exceptional location.” – Fennel Hudson

    48. “Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business.” – Dave Barry

    49. “I Googled my symptoms… turned out I just need to go camping.”

    50. “Campers have to smore fun.”

    51. “Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing every year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared.”

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    52. “How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire?” – Christy Whitehead

    53. “Camping: The art of getting closer to nature while getting farther away from the nearest cold beverage, hot shower, and flush toilet.”

    54. “I’ve been camping and stuff, but if you left me in the woods I’d probably just curl up and cry until someone found me.” – Norman Reedus

    55. “Campgrounds are never comfortable. They are merely less awful than other options. In normal circumstances, if told that the nearest available toilet was half a mile away, up a dirt path frequented by animals in gastric distress, one would lock the doors and speed to civilization. When a tent or camper is involved, one is jubilant. At least this site had flush toilets!” – Thomm Quackenbush

    56. “A campfire is basically just a nightclub in the mountains.”

    57. “When I returned to camp, they walked behind me on the trail, and we spoke not a word about getting skunked today, but rather talked about the days we returned with a stringer full of fish, and how we filleted them and the left the guts out for bears and eagles, and how those fish tasted fresh when we fried them over a fire.” – Daniel J. Rice

    58. “What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why I would die of course. Literally shit me lifeless.” – Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

    59. “I do have a retirement plan… I plan on camping.”

    60. “Anna had read books about people in the cities going camping. They would leave their comfortable homes and beds and deliberately sleep in tents, on the ground, then cook their food outside over an open fire instead of in a well-stocked kitchen. She couldn’t imagine something so ridiculous.” – Gail Sattler

    61. “It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.” – Dave Barry

    62. “Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.” – George Carlin

    63. “Camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home.” – Yvonne Prinz

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    64. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery. Air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.” – Sylvia Plath

    65. “Gather wood, build a fire, stay up all night with the fire and stars.” – Antler

    66. “It’s easier to throw sticks on the campfire than to try to restart it when it goes out.” – Cynthia Lewis

    67. “Camping rules. Stare at the fire. Listen to the birds. Jump in the lake. Read. Take a nap. Relax. Watch the sunset. Cook over the fire. Breathe the fresh air.”

    68. “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.” – Aliyyah Eniath

    69. “It is like a tourist who arrives in a wild forest in his or her Recreation Vehicle. We have all seen those campers with their televisions, and so on. Are they experiencing the nature around them? They have an insular experience, that is, camping without getting their hands dirty.” – Laurence Galian

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    70. “I peered up through the tent’s mesh roof at faraway stars, faint glitter, giddy.” – Aspen Matis

    71. “Is it weird that I’m taking Louis Vuitton camping?” – Jessica Simpson

    72. “The first campfire didn’t exist until something nearly human shambled over and camped near it.” – Buck Tilton

    73. “Fire’s the sun, unwindin’ itself out o’ the wood.” – David Mitchell

    74. “I think camping is one of those things where if you’re forced into it as a child, you’ll probably hate it as an adult.” – Jeremy Irvine

    75. “The campfire is the most important part of camping. It’s far more than just a source of heat or light. It’s the heart of civilization. All other activities revolve around the fire.” – David Lubar

    76. “Wilderness areas are first of all a series of sanctuaries for the primitive arts of wilderness travel, especially canoeing and packing. I suppose some will wish to debate whether it is important to keep these primitive arts alive. I shall not debate it. Either you know it in your bones, or you are very, very old.” – Aldo Leopold

    77. “Cooking and eating food outdoors makes it taste infinitely better than the same meal prepared and consumed indoors.” – Fennel Hudson

    78. “Young people knew what had happened to the world because their elders communicated it to them around the campfire.” – Rick Steber

    79. “In a cool solitude of trees, where leaves and birds a music spin, mind that was weary is at ease, new rhythms in the soul begin.” – William Kean Seymour

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    80. “Before men ever dreamed of shelter, campfires were their homes.”

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    81. “There is nothing worse, after days of falling asleep by a babbling brook and waking up to a choir chirping birds than to go inside a house with insulated walls and an obstructive roof. This torturous invention, a cage, a box, prevents you from seeing or hearing anything of natural importance. Make time to free yourself and find a bit of nature.” – Katherine Keith

    82. “The echoes of beauty you’ve seen transpire, Resound through dying coals of a campfire.” – Ernest Hemingway

    83. “Spring is beautiful, and summer is perfect for vacations, but autumn brings a longing to get away from the unreal things of life, out into the forest at night with a campfire and the rustling leaves.” – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

    84. “The onlookers watched as the fire snapped and popped, observing the flames encircle the logs. Bits of blue and green intertwined with the blazing orange and yellow. The smoke rose high above the campfire, lifting glowing embers.” – Ann White Lombardi

    85. “What’s that? French press. For coffee? Real coffee? Not instant? We’re camping, Zorie, not living in a dystopian nightmare.” – Jenn Bennett, Starry Eyes

    86. “Who has smelled the woodsmoke at twilight, who has seen the campfire burning, who is quick to read the noises of the night?” – Rudyard Kipling

    87. “Each evening, I ached for the shelter of my tent, for the smallest sense that something was shielding me from the entire rest of the world, keeping me safe not from danger, but from vastness itself. I loved the dim, clammy dark of my tent, the cozy familiarity of the way I arranged my few belongings all around me each night.” – Cheryl Strayed, Wild

    88. “We had come to a far piece into a strange land, a trail lit by lonely campfires” – Louis L’Amour

    89. “Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature’s darlings.” – John Muir

    90. “Bonfires dot the rolling hillsides figures dance around and around to drums that pulse out echoes of darkness and move to the pagan sound.” – Loreena McKennitt

    91. “Without the intense touch of nature, you can never fully freshen yourself! Go for camping and there both your weary mind and your exhausted body will rise like a morning sun!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

    92. “The conversation began crackling merrily like a kindling bonfire.”

    Leo Tolstoy

    93. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” – Walt Whitman

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    94. “You may be a little cold some nights on mountain tops above the timberline, but you will see the stars” – John Muir

    95. “Sleep under a blanket of stars, and your heart will forever be kept warm by your love of life.” – Anthony T. Hincks

    96. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

    Albert Einstein

    97. “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain… Because it’s summertime, which means that it’s bonfire season and it’s raining all the time.”

    98. “Break out the sweatshirts and the s’mores supplies, the bonfires lit!”

    99. “I just want to live in a world of mountains, coffee, campfires, cabins, and golden trees, and run around with a camera and notebook, learning the inner workings of everything real.” – Victoria Erickson

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    100. “Escape to nature is not only a simple escape from stupidities in the city but also a great refreshment to better fight fools and stupidities when you return to the city!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

    101. “Whatever form it takes, camping is earthy, soul-enriching, and character building, and there can be few such satisfying moments as having your tent pitched and the smoke rising from your campfire as the golden sunsets on the horizon.” – Pippa Middleton

    102. “To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.” – Terry Tempest Williams

    103. “The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule.” – Giorgio Agamben

    104. “The molting light glowed on the horizon where darkness wriggled itself free and shook off the sun like the nymphal skin of a mayfly. The magenta sky fell down. Golden embers of fire disappeared into the darkness. This was a mysterious world and he wanted to paint it. He wanted to capture it the way he saw it now. He crawled into his tent and fell asleep to the thought that we are all painters of a mysterious world, a world of colors only magic could explain and viewed only through the prismatic distortion of our own eyes.” – Daniel J. Rice

    105. “Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible.”

    Alexander Eliot

    106. “Here is a great day, here is a perfect choice! A camp in nature! What else do you need? You don’t have to dream because you are in a dream now!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

    107. “Of course, not everybody likes camping trips. I do not enjoy them much, because I’m not outdoorsy, or at any rate, I’m not outdoorsy overnight-without-a-mattress-wise. There’s a limit to the outdoorsiness to which some academics can be expected to submit.” – G.A. Cohen

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    108. “And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.” – Shanti

    109. “My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” – Claude Monet

    110. “Deep silence fell about the little camp, planted there so audaciously in the jaws of the wilderness. The lake gleamed like a sheet of black glass beneath the stars. The cold air pricked. In the draughts of night that poured their silent tide from the depths of the forest, with messages from distant ridges and from lakes just beginning to freeze, there lay already the faint, bleak odors of coming winter.” – Algernon Blackwood

    111. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my sense put in order.” – John Burroughs

    112. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.” – John Lubboc

    113. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau

    114. “Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.” – Lorraine Anderson

    115. “Roses are red, mud is brown, the wood is better than any night on the town.” – Earl Dibbles Jr

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    116. “Far from the luxuries of home, camp life forces a slower, more thoughtful approach to living. Mornings are savored. Coffee is sipped rather than drained. Making meals is less a chore and more an event. An evening stroll replaces the nightly TV hypnosis. In short, for a few fleeting days, we are briefly, blissfully, beautifully human again.” – Mark Kenyon

    117. “I know how to make a little bonfire, fight off some coyotes, or whatever we got to do.” – Colton Underwood

    118. “Your practice should be strengthened by the difficult situations you encounter, just as a bonfire in a strong wind is not blown out, but blazes even brighter.” – Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

    119. “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.”

    John Muir

    120. “The more civilized man becomes, the more he needs and craves a great background of forest wildness, to which he may return like a contrite prodigal from the husks of an artificial life.” – Ellen Burns Sherman

    121. “When we would go camping in rural Wales, we would get sick. What I did not realize at the time was the sickness was a detoxification reaction from the toxic city environment that we normally lived in.” – Steven Magee

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    122. “Morning. You found somewhere to camp then?” – Raynor Winn

    123. “Running around a bonfire with firends is the perfect way to spend a summer night.”

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    124. “Welcome to our campsite where friends and marshmallows get toasted at the same time.”

    125. “Once all the power goes out, there will still be human beings standing together around a campfire, playing acoustic guitars.” – Jim James

    126. “There is no such thing as bad weather, just soft people.” – Bill Bowerman

    127. “The stars were better company anyway. They were very beautiful, and they almost never snored.” – David Eddings

    128. “Life is more fun around a campfire with your friends.”

    129. “You get guys around a campfire, and they start telling their stories. That’s the fellowship that they want to be in.” – John Eldredge

    130. “We’re all fired up.”

    131. “Roast a marshmallow with your friends and party more.”

    132. “Living that camping life with my bestie.”


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    133. “You’re so golden.” – Harry Styles

    134. “You don’t have to say everything to be a light. Sometimes a fire built on a hill will bring interested people to your campfire.” – Shannon L. Alder

    135. “I married a woman who loves to camp, and I am what you would call indoorsy… My wife always brings up, Camping’s a tradition in my family. Hey, it was a tradition in everyone’s family ’til we came up with the house.” – Jim Gaffigan

    136. “Life’s short, camp with those who you love.”

    137. “I might ask you one day to go camping, and if you have the desire to dance.” – Paige Lewis

    138. “I’m a fire, and I’ll keep your brittle heart warm.” – Taylor Swift

    139. “My dreams are tangled in images of stars and clouds and firelight – we go camping at night – it’s my lucid dream of being with you…” – John Geddes

    140. “Summers are all about the beach, love and bonfires.”

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    141. “There’s no wi-fi in the mountain but I promise you’ll find a better connection.”

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    142. “Let’s sleep under the stars.”

    143. “Sleep under a blanket of stars, and your heart will forever be kept warm by your love of life.” – Anthony T. Hincks

    144. “I love you to the mountains and back.”

    145. “I got into an argument with a girlfriend inside a tent. That’s a bad place for an argument because then I tried to walk out and slammed the flap. How are you supposed to express your anger in this situation? Zipper it up really quick?” – Mitch Hedberg

    146.  “There’s nothing like a campfire to bring a couple closer together.”


    147. “Every hour is golden hour around you in the campfire”

    148. “Remember, a good marriage is like a campfire. Both grow cold if left unattended.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

    149. “Happy campers.”

    150. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll

    Camping Instagram Captions Conclusion

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