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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

Premium Member My Dream Vacation
Sand sparkles like diamonds under my feet.
Sun smiles in blue sky. I watch seagulls fly
while sitting with ease at my beach retreat.
I don’t need palaces...

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Categories: vacation,
Form: Imagism
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My passport was months out of date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
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 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

Premium Member Vacation Time
The doc says I need a vacation
My energy just can't be rationed
Seems there's been some depletion
  leading to get-up-and-go secretion

He told me to take...

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Categories: recovery from, vacation,
Form: Couplet
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 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
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 Venetian Visit
the light breeze
   cooled the morning sun
daytrip Venice
            had begun
vantage views

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Categories: nostalgia, places, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sweet Summer Night
The hot cars slowly wend their way down Mandalay boulevard. Young men whistle and honk at the pretty girls walking away from the beach and...

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© Tom Woody  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: romantic love, vacation,
Form: Haibun
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
Premium Member See Sea Rider
I had never before glimpsed the sea, and I had often felt the lack,
As rainbows sense the lack of luster, so they keep on coming...

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Categories: vacation, adventure, fantasy, imagery, magic,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Dolce Far Niente
Cradled by a hammock
with the sun shining in.
Coddled with Summer fun.
Ice cream’s dripping
from a whopping sugar cone.
It’s sweet to do nothing
but tongue the licks
and swing...

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Categories: vacation,
Form: Free verse
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
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 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
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 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"]

         I. Natural...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, africa, farm, flying, travel,
Form: Sonnet
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, , western,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member I Long For Paris City Lights
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
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: Pleiades