36 Desert Quotes and Captions for Instagram

When you think of different types of places you would like to travel to, you might dream of a sunny getaway at the beach, a peaceful retreat in the mountains, a quick vacation in a bustling city, a day of snow on the slopes, or even a candle-light week spent in a wine estate. But one destination that should definitely be at the top of your to-do list is the desert. The options are endless: you can glamp under the stars with your partner, camp with your best friend in a trendy vintage Airstream, or even spend a night relaxing in your car with cozy duvets. Either way, your desert adventure will be unforgettable so you will need desert captions for Instagram snaps and stories.

It’s true: the desert isn’t just for Coachella, although it’s also an incredible trip. Airbnb and glamping experiences are strategically placed all around various deserts, such as Joshua Tree in California and the Moroccan part of the Sahara Desert. And luckily, you don’t have to be a camping expert to have a rich desert travel experience. With all the scenic options available, you can be sitting outdoors and thinking up desert quotes for Instagram posts in no time.

So if you’re ready for the kind of vacation that will leave you – and your Instagram feed – wanting more, grab your SO or BFF, roll down your windows, and set off on the sandy getaway of your dreams. The desert awaits (just like desert Instagram captions).

  1. “The beauty of the desert is that it hides a well somewhere.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  2. “The wanderlust and the dust of the desert.”
  3. “Adventure is out there.” —Charles Muntz, At the top
  4. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all, I see it full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered by rain. It definitely needs rain, but it does with what it has and creates incredible beauty.” —Joy Harjo
  5. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some are sandy.”
  6. “Go where you feel most alive.”
  7. “A desert is a place without expectations.” —Nadine Gordimer
  8. “Sand is my favorite color.”
  9. “Peace, love and desert dust.”
  10. “I’ve never come across a desert sunset that I didn’t like.”
  11. “I was born to explore.”
  12. “Always take the scenic route.”
  13. “It’s the sense of the desert hills, that there is enough room and enough time.” —Mary Hunter Austin
  14. “There is no WiFi in the desert, but I will definitely find a better connection here.”
  15. “Every dreamer deserves an escape from time to time.”
  16. “You shouldn’t see the desert simply as a distant place where there is little rain. There are many forms of thirst.” —William Langewiesche
  17. “Always roam where WiFi is weak.”
  18. “Good clean fun – in the sand.”
  19. “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.” —Robyn Davidson
  20. “Find me where the wild things are.” — Alessia Cara, “Wild Things”
  21. “Here, whenever there is a lull in the conversation, nature gives us a real tumbleweed to break the silence.”
  22. “Windows rolled down, wind in my hair, desert dust in my shoes.”
  23. “I’m diversifying.” (Use this caption on a photo of yourself posing next to a cactus.)
  24. “Camping hair, I don’t care.”
  25. “The night comes suddenly in the desert, as if someone had turned off the light.” —Joyce Carol Oates
  26. “I replaced my Netflix stream with an Airstream instead.”
  27. “Somehow the stars are just better here.”
  28. “You’re off to great places. Today is your day. Your mountain awaits. So keep going.” — Dr Seuss
  29. “I swore this glass was full a minute ago, but maybe it was just a mirage.” (Use this caption on a photo of you with a refreshing cocktail.)
  30. “The desert could not be claimed or owned – it was a piece of cloth carried by the winds, never held back by stones and given a hundred changing names.” — Michel Ondaatje
  31. “I keep thinking back to a time under the canyon moon.” -Harry Styles, “Canyon Moon”
  32. “Create my own oasis in the desert.”
  33. “Hold me fast, for I am a hopeless wanderer.” — Mumford & Sons, “Hopeless Wanderer”
  34. “Polish comes from the cities; the wisdom of the desert. —Frank Herbert, Dunes
  35. “We always run for the thrill, the thrill.” – Empire of The Sun, “Walking on a Dream”
  36. “Feeling powered by solar energy.”

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