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50 Breathtaking Empire State Building Captions for Instagram

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Enjoy this collection of the best Empire State Building Captions for Instagram posts. Wow, what a view! This article is full of all the Empire State Building Quotes you need to perfectly describe the scenery you’ve captured!

The sight from the top of this skyscraper is truly picture-worthy. It’s probably the most famous landmark in the US and the most popular view in New York City. We hope you had a great time exploring new heights. If you’ve taken some awesome photographs, you need the perfect text to describe the moment.

That’s why we created this article, to present you with the best set of Empire State Building Instagram Captions to choose from. Simply scroll down the list and select your favorite!

Empire State Building Captions for Instagram

Empire State Building Captions for Instagram
  • Empire state of mind.
  • The sky is the limit.
  • The views from the Empire State Building couldn’t be any NYCer.
  • New York, New Me.
  • Let the city set you free.
  • Meet me at the Empire State Building.
  • Forever a city girl.
  • I’m the King Kong of the world.
  • Lights so bright I need shades to see.
  • The sky and I.
  • Work hard and enjoy the view
  • High in the sky

Perhaps you’re like me and you’ve taken a photo from the “Top of The Rock”, the viewing platform atop the Rockefeller Center. The view of the city was one of the highlights for me during my trip to New York. If this article doesn’t provide what you’re looking for, there are many more similar ideas over on our New York Captions for Instagram article. Feel free to take a look!

Empire State Building Captions
  • On top of the world.
  • Somewhere between living and dreaming, there’s New York.
  • I’m just a little apple in the Big Apple.
  • I want someone to look at me the way I look at the Empire State Building.
  • Sleepless nights & city lights.
  • These lights will inspire you.
  • I swapped stars for skylines.
  • Exploring new heights.
  • All you need is love and skylines.
  • There’s nothing like a New York skyline.

If you’ve taken photos atop the Empire State Building, you likely had a view of Central Park. Have you been lucky enough to visit? Head back to The Road Trip Expert after you’ve taken some great pictures. We’ve got a wide range of Central Park Captions for Instagram to choose from.

Empire State Building Instagram Captions
  • I think I like it up here.
  • I’m in a good place right now. Not emotionally, I’m just at the Empire State Building.
  • I plead the Fifth Avenue.
  • London is a mystery, NYC is an explanation.
  • Am I on Gossip Girl yet?
  • New York City is a tourist trap I don’t mind being in.
  • More like Empire Great Building, am I right?
  • Late nights, bright lights.
  • Welcome to the concrete jungle.
  • Get on my level.
  • All of a sudden my problems seem to look smaller from up here.

Another of New York City’s top attractions is the Statue of Liberty. You can see it in the distance from the top of the Empire State Building. It’s possible you might benefit from our collection of Statue of Liberty Captions for Instagram

Empire State Building Quotes for Instagram

Empire State Building Quotes for Instagram
  • “Skyscraper National Park” – Kurt Vonnegut
  • “There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.” – Simone de Beauvoir
  • “From the ruins, lonely and inexplicable as the sphinx rose the Empire State Building.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “New York is not a city – it’s a world.” – Iman
  • “The Empire State Building is the closest thing to heaven in this city.” – Deborah Kerr
  • “Concrete jungle, where dreams are made of. There’s nothin’ you can’t do.” – Jay-Z, Empire State Of Mind
  • “When I’m in New York I look at the Empire State Building and feel as though it belongs to me…or is it vice versa?” – Fay Wray
  • “Anything is possible. This is New York.” – Carrie Bradshaw

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Empire State Building Quotes
  • “Remember: if you can see the Empire State Building, the Empire State Building can see you.” – Robert Polito
  • “I’m in a New York state of mind.” – Billy Joel
  • “New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “Once you have lived in New York and made it your home, no place else is good enough.” – John Steinbeck
  • “I get out of the taxi and it’s probably the only city which in reality looks better than on the postcards: New York.” – Milos Forman
  • “More than anything else New York is a city of superlatives, a place where the best, the brightest, the biggest is the norm.” – Marilyn J. Appleberg
  • “New York is nearly a grave. The Empire State Building is its gravestone.” – Walter Tevis
  • “I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline.” – Ayn Rand
  • Don’t look back, unless it’s a good view.

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Iain Salter

Founder & Editor of The Road Trip Expert

Iain founded The Road Trip Expert in 2019 and continues to manage the website to this day. The inspiration to start the blog came during an extensive road trip around Europe with two friends that spanned several months and involved over 25,000km of driving. He first developed a passion for backpacking in 2014 and has had the pleasure of exploring over 60 countries.