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38 New York City Quotes To Use For Your Instagram Caption

Updated: Aug 31, 2022

When out and about exploring the world, the last thing you want to do is have to stop and try to think of a caption for a cute picture you want to post online.

So I have compiled a list of some of the cutest captions you can put under a photo of your travels to the big apple! Some are punny, some are perfect for that aesthetic street photo, and some are just iconic phrases that everyone should know!


Iconic Quotes

"I <3 NYC"

"The city that never sleeps,"

"New York is the only real city-city"

"I went to New York to be born again,"

"New York is like a disco, but without the music,"

"A New York Minute,"

"Enjoying every New York Minute"

"If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere,"

"When you leave New York, you ain't going nowhere," -Jimmy Breslin

"I fell in love, (his/ her/ their) name is New York,"

"A city so nice, they named it twice,"

"Taking a bite out of the big apple,"


NYC Song Lyrics

"To be young and in love in New York City," -Lauv

"Welcome to New York, its been waiting for you," -Taylor Swift

"New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of," -Alicia Keys

"Times Square can't shine as bright as you," -Plain White T's


Casual Ideas

"When I'm in New York, I just want to walk down the street and feel this thing, like I'm in a movie," -Ryan Adams

"Dear New York, I'll never get over you,"

"New York, it's not a city. Its a world,"

"Meanwhile, in New York"

"Year, after year twenty-something women come to new, york to find the two L's, Labels and Love," -Carrie Bradshaw

"In New York, you're always looking for a job, a boyfriend or an apartment," - Sex and the city

"Why do I think living in Manhattan is so fabulous?" -Sex and the city

"Anything is possible. This is New York,"


Aesthetic Ideas

"Sleepless nights and city lights"

"New York, new me"

"You, me, new york,"

"New York state of mind,"

"My heart burns for the city lights,"

"I swapped stars for skylines"

"You can leave New York, but it will never leave you,"

"One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt,"

"Somewhere between living and dreaming, there's New York,"

"There's something about the New York air that makes sleep useless," -Simone de Beauvoir

"New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world" -F. Scott Fitzgerald


Funny Ideas

"I came, I ate, I conquered"

"The winter in New York is snow joke"

"More like the empire great building, right?"

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