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Best Vacation Poems

Below are the all-time best Vacation poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of vacation poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Vacation Time

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Categories: beach, summer, vacation,
Form: List

Vacation Disaster
We arrived at the airport quite late
My passport was months out of date
My husband was snappy
The baby filled its nappy
I just stood there and got...

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Categories: humorous, vacation,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Southern Vacation with my Sister Jenny
I’ve been to every corner of this good old U.S.A.
From New York to Miami; from Seattle to L.A.

I’ve visited state parks from the east coast...

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Categories: vacation,
Form: Couplet
Getaway Vacation
"Baby, this view is fantastic, 
Who knew what you could buy with plastic! 
With these credit cards, unlimited funds, 
Any regrets, heck no, baby I...

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© CT Duet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humorous, vacation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Florida Keys Please
No litter, no rules, no society scent,
just peninsula pure soul content, ideally lent.
Awed and wowed with arms stretched wide,
I stand on Key’s narrow road, on...

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Categories: vacation, appreciation, beauty, ocean, sea,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Maria Down Under
There’s endless miles of golden sandy beaches
Sparkling aqua waters as far as the eye can see
Gods and Goddesses frolic au naturel down under
Here’s where Heaven...

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Categories: beach, lust, satire, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer Camp Souvenirs
When I got home from camp today,
My parents almost died.
They asked me how I got this way,
And here's what I replied:

"This little cast from heel...

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Categories: childhood, humorous, parents, vacation,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Venetian Honeymoon

A gondola floats o’er romantic tides
as you and I caress Venetian skies
laced deftly in exalted stars applied 
by brushes dipped in hues of lover’s eyes....

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Categories: marriage, romance, travel, vacation,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Oceanside
By Dawne Zacharias 

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Categories: ocean, peace, vacation, water,
Form: Free verse
Time in Hawaii
A month in Hawaii, ah, what a luxury to share
Revel in the warming sun and walk a sandy beach
Fresh warm breeze and coconut in the...

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Categories: paradise, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kiss me Quiet
It's near midnight, whilst we moonlight walk
Palm tree lined fairway, Crickets singing
Hands clenched in loving vacationed talk
Hearts in wanting pound, Batangas is bringing
We, she and...

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Categories: vacation, beauty, holiday, i miss
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member the sizzling rainforest ''dripping''
it was sizzling hot    scorching   blazing   sweltering -
    oh the unbearable heat   (from...

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Categories: adventure, nature, vacation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Monet's Garden
The gate to Monet’s Japanese garden’s open,
beckoning, and green as Giverny’s winter wheat,
but there’s no time to glimpse the pond’s lilies within.
Monet’s Rose Cottage-locked...

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Categories: art, travel, vacation,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Natural Instinct
         Three Sonnets tell a story, in sequence.
[From the narrative poem, "Don't Go to Wyoming Alone"]


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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, africa, farm, flying, travel,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A night in Venice
A night in Venice (in sotto voce)

Moonlight shimmers over the Adriatic sea
Stars dancing on the waves in perfect symmetry
We talk of ancient adventure and gallantry


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Categories: vacation, desire, night, passion, romantic,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Flora Crescendo in Hawaii
I believe that long ago, the universe’s most artistic landscaper mixed woodlands with tropics, mountains with heaths, and streams with waterfalls that were next blended...

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Categories: vacation, beauty, nature, paradise, universe,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member 1996 Visit To Turkey
In Nineteen ninety-six, our son and wife, Majors
In US Army, moved to Izmir, their new base.
As usual, whatever place they were assigned, 
We flew to...

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Categories: travel, vacation,
Form: Blank verse
A Happy Choka
Adult dreams fulfilled
Children’s faces, frozen smiles
Wishes now reality
Just because of you
Memories last forever 
Disneyland my dream came true 

Written by Brenda Meier-Hans 
For Contest: Choka...

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Categories: vacation, children, dream, fun, happy,
Form: Choka
Turquoise Sea, Coconut Trees And Turtles
Turquoise Sea, Coconut Trees And Turtles

Pristine see through waters
Turtles slide by
Rock to and fro as they go
They are my watch
In paradise with cracked coconuts

By: Earl...

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Categories: vacation, adventure, beauty, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jamaica - Pleiades

Join me in paradise
jostled loose from my dreams.
Journey to barefoot sands.
Jewels of turquoise gleam,
jaunting free in warm waves. 
Jacaranda-kissed breeze  
jogs memories of love....

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Categories: beach, romance, vacation,
Form: Verse
On Tour

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Categories: adventure, nature, travel, vacation,
Form: Sonnet

there is no better way to greet the morning sun
than with a hot croissant and café au lait
on a quaint terrace in the mecca of...

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Categories: vacation, adventure, city, fantasy, fashion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Message In An Acrostic

B een too long since my last vacation travel trip.

A bsolute island beauty does relax my job’s grip.

H alting busy is easy...

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Categories: silly, vacation,
Form: Acrostic
The Lady In The Library
With her back to the world
Reality begins to fade
Eyes wide like a small girl
She slips into fantasy unafraid
Without the chattering of others
She listens to voices...

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Categories: vacation, adventure, fantasy, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Collaboration Contest
On the Way to Memphis

On the way to Memphis, Graceland-bound are we.
I know a way to pass away the time.
Since there is a challenge to...

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Categories: sister, vacation, writing,
Form: Quatrain