125 Adventure Quotes For Your Next Instagram Caption

Summer’s not quite over, which means there are still plenty more adventures to be had. Whether you prefer figurative adventures over literal ones, or vice versa, there are plenty of ways to do both. 

Here at GenTwenty we’d love to see what new adventures are filling your cup. The perfect way to do that is through social media. Tag us in your adventure posts this year so that we can see both what you are up to, and which of these adventure quotes for Instagram you used in your post. 

125 Adventure Quotes For Instagram 

In today’s post I’m sharing 125 quotes that would be great for Instagram captions. You’ll find that there is a caption option for almost any adventure that applies to you.

We’ve got captions about the mountains, the beach, taking road trip, and more. I’ve split them up into categories to keep them organized so that you can find what you need quickly. Let’s get to our first category, book quotes.

Book Quotes

There is everything from a children’s book to a title in the self-help genre. This proves that you can have a sense of adventure anytime at any age and you’re in good company when you’re among readers.

Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!” — Dr. Seuss, Oh The Places You’ll Go

“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.” ― Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

 “There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it.” ― Charlotte Eriksson, You’re Doing Just Fine

 “Some adventures require nothing more than a willing heart and the ability to trip over the racks in the world.” ― Seanan McGuire, Down Among the Sticks and Bones

 “Let us not become so cautious that we forget to live.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, City of Girls

 “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” ― Barry Finlay, Kilimanjaro and Beyond

Movie/TV Quotes

We love movies and TV shows for their entertainment value, but they can also help us curate content. These are some great quotes that would fit an Instagram adventure post.

Life moves pretty fast. if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”  Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

My thirst for adventure will never be quenched!”Puss In Boots

“We’re on the brink of adventure, children. don’t spoil it with too many questions.” – Mary Poppins

“Adventure is out there.” Up

“To live would be an awfully big adventure.”Peter Pan

“I want adventure in the great, wide somewhere.”Beauty and the Beast

 “Carpe diem. Seize the day boys. Make your lives extraordinary.”Dead Poets Society

“Live each day like it could be your last. Drink it in. Be adventurous, be bold, but savor it. It goes fast.”Captain Fantastic

“We came here to lose ourselves and find adventure.”Emily In Paris

 “The world is not in your books and maps, it’s out there.”Lord of the Rings

Song Lyrics

Song lyrics are my favorite things to quote in a post. There are some great choices here for a post about adventuring on the open road, traveling to your destination, new experiences and more.

“Head out on the highway. Lookin’ for adventure and whatever comes our way.” – Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild

“Wanna feel the warm breeze. sleep under a palm tree. feel the rush of the ocean. get on board a fast train. travel on a jet plane, far away.” – Kelly Clarkson, Breakaway

“I’ve got my ticket for the long way ‘round, the one with the prettiest of views, it’s got mountains, it’s got rivers, it’s got sights to give you shivers, but it sure would be prettier with you.” – The Carter Family, When I’m Gone

“Sweet dreams are made of this. Who am I to disagree? I travel the world and the seven seas. Everybody’s looking for something.” – The Eurythmics, Sweet Dreams

“On the road again, I just can’t wait to get on the road again. The life I love is makin’ music with my friends, and I can’t wait to get on the road again.” – Willie Nelson, On the Road Again

“I know that you’re out there somewhere waiting on a deeper connection now i’m looking to my left searching on my right cause we could be the greatest adventure, I’m ready but it’s all an adventure that comes with a breathtaking view walking a tightrope with you.” – Michelle Williams, Tightrope

“You got a fast carIi want a ticket to anywhere maybe we make a deal maybe together we can get somewhere.” – Tracy Chapman, Fast Car

“Sunrise there’s a fire in the sky never been so happy never felt so high and I think I might have found me my own kind of paradise”. – Zac Brown Band, Knee Deep

“If you get onto the next train to somewhere you never been if you wanna ride in a fast car and feel the wind in your hair darling just look beside you oh, I’ll go with you anywhere.” – Passenger, Anywhere

“We’re gonna be so far gone some place we ain’t never been before finding a favorite song we’ll end up right where we belong you know that sun is shining we’ll keep driving, doesn’t matter where ’cause we got that open highway leading our way as long as you are there.” – Jesse McCartney, We Can Go Anywhere

“Now let us drink the stars, it’s time to steal away let’s go get lost right here in the USA.” – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Roadtrippin

 “Roam if you want to roam around the world.” – B-52’s, Roam

Inspiring Quotes

I don’t know about you, but I love an inspirational quote. This will be the biggest section in today’s article. By posting one of these as a caption, or even a graphic post, you may even inspire your followers to plan their next trip or finding new adventures.

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

“Keep reading. It’s one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have.” – Lloyd Alexander

“Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.” – Roy T. Bennett

“I hope there are days when you fall in love with being alive.” – Anonymous

“Everything you can imagine, nature has already created.” – Albert Einstein

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – Lewis Carroll 

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” – John C. Maxwell

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than what we could learn from books.” – John Lubbock

“Then I realized that to be more alive, I had to be less afraid. So I did it. I lost my fear and gained my whole life.” – Anonymous

 “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell

“Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

“You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” – Sue Fitzmaurice

“A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.” – Wilfred Peterson

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin

“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.” – Trenton Lee Stewart

“Blessed are the curious for they will have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Irving Wallace

“Climb mountains not so the world can see you but so you can see the world.” – David McCullough Jr.

“The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.” – W.M. Lewis

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

 “The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” – John Muir

 “It’s time to remember what it’s like to feel alive.” – Anonymous

“All good things are wild and free.” – Henry David Thoreau

“But the most beautiful things in life are not things. They’re people, and places, and memories, and pictures. They’re feeling and moments and smiles and laughter.” – Unknown

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

“I hope there are days when you fall in love with being alive.” – Unknown

 “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

 “If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.” – Bob Dylan

 “Getting lost is not a waste of time.”– Jack Johnson

 “Spontaneity is the best kind of adventure.” – Anonymous

 “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

 “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps

“The best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” – Anonymous

 “Always there has been an adventure just around the corner, and the world is still full of corners.” – Roy Chapman Andrews

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace

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

 “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

“If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Angelina Jolie

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

 “Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn

 “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir

 “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.” – Douglas Adams

 “I travel because I’d rather look back at my life, saying ‘I can’t believe I did that’ instead of ‘if only I had’. – Florine Bos

“If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.” – Richard Branson

“Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.” – Ewan Mcgregor

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

 “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale  

 “Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life is meant to be.” – Steve Pavlina

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro

“Adventures don’t come calling like unexpected cousins calling from out of town. you have to go looking for them.” – Unknown

 “A traveler is really not someone who crosses ground so much as someone who is always hungry for the next challenge and adventure.” – Bon Iyver

 “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

 “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John Augustus Shedd

 “Life is an adventure, not a predicament..” – James Broughton

 “Life is an adventure, not a package tour.” – Eckhart Tolle

 “Adventure is in the eye of the beholder.” – Nanie Andre

 “When you see someone putting on his big boots, you can be pretty sure that an adventure is going to happen.” – A. N. A. Barbra

“What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.” – Juliette Binoche

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn

“Then I realized that to be more alive, I had to be less afraid. So I did it. I lost my fear and gained my whole life.” – Anonymous

“There’s only one place I want to go and it’s to all the places I’ve never been.” ― Nikki Rowe

Adventuring With Loved Ones

While this is a short section, I couldn’t leave out any of the posts about adventures with good friends. Those are often some of the most transformative times in life. Friendship is an adventure in itself.

“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” -A.A. Milne

“It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you.” – Anonymous

“Friends that travel together, stay together.” —Unknown

Short Quotes

To close our list out, here are a few of the short adventure captions for you to use. These come in handy when you aren’t feeling an inspirational or deep vibe. There are great adventures all around you, you just have to look for them.

“The city is my playground.”

“The city is where dreams are made and realized.”

“Making memories, one adventure at a time”

“Not all those who wander are lost.” -J. R. R.. Tolkien

“Let’s go on an adventure.”

“Chase adventure.”

“And so… the adventure begins.”

“What is life but one grand adventure?”

“Oh darling, let’s be adventurers.”

“Collect moments, not things.” – Aarti Khurana

“To travel is to live.”

“Travel more, worry less.”

“Seas the day.”

“The ocean is my happy place.”

“Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach.”

“Less worries, more sunshine.”

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list..” – Susan Sontag

“I followed my heart and it led me to the airport.”

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

“Unplug and go on a new adventure.”

 “It feels good to be lost in the right direction.” – Anonymous

Remember, the real adventure is to live life in the best way you know how: with a best friend, a loved one, and to see the world as a beautiful place to explore.

That’s the end of our list of 125 adventure quotes for your next captions. What adventures are you going on this summer and fall? Be sure to tag us in your posts so we can see!

About the Author

Kelly Clark

Kelly graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Journalism. Even though it took her a little while to find her career path, she was always meant to be in Communications. She remembers writing poems and songs when she was a little girl and pitching to my parents the reasons why I should have a cell phone when I was a teenager. She currently has a blog (budding-joy.com) where she talks about her weight-loss journey, mental health and personal development. Her hope is to encourage and inspire readers and let them know they are not alone. Reading blog posts like that are what helped her in tough times and she wants to pay it forward. She loves dance fitness, listening to music, and creating layouts in her bullet journal. She’s a big fan of planning, especially when cute notebooks and pens are involved.
Her dream job has changed so much over the years; right now she’d love to co-own a dance studio.

Website: budding-joy.com