16 Cool Icon Sets For Summer

For those of us in the northern hemisphere of the planet, summer is here — and that means vacations, beaches and travel! And with the change of the seasons, why not spruce up your web sites or desktops with some related icons? We’ve gathered up 16 sets that are a mixture of free and premium that you can browse through in order to find the perfect one for you.

As always, with anything free online, make sure to read the license as to how you may use them before you go wild with them.

Free Icon Sets

Baggy Icon Set: Set of icons dedicated to travel bags provided in .ico, .icns and .png formats. Available in sized 512px-16px, except in the .png format.

baggy icon set

Beach Icons: A nice set of five beach-related icons. They are available as .png files that come in eight different sizes, and the zip folder also includes the .ico files.

beach icons

Dezignus Vector Icon Set: A set of 60 vector icons of mixed themes, including a nice selection of beach, summer, vacation and travel icons — perfect for a summertime project.

dezignus

Friendly Fire Summer icons: Eight summer-themed icons featuring a little black blob in various fun activities. The icons are available in both .ico and .png formats ala carte or as a set.

friendly fire summer icons

Icons Set 5: A set of nine icons of some odd ice cream treats that range from cute to some that look like they may eat you instead. All icons are 128×128 pixels, and come in .ico and .png formats.

icons set 5

Summer Klukeart: A small set of 6 summer-themed icons available in .ico and .png format.

summer_klukeart

Summer Sweets: 14 old school summer-related icons that are available in .ico and .gif. They’re not exactly high-res, but they could easily fill in some fun spots on a site.

summer sweets

Travel Icon Pack: A set of ten icons with a travel theme that are optimized for use at the sizes of 256×256, 16×16, 32×32 and 48×48 pixels. The zip file includes them in .ico and .png formats.

travel icon pack

Travel Vector Icons Pack: An assortment of 26 different vector icons with a theme of summer, travel and vacations.

travel vectors

Blue Vector Summer Vista Icons: A set of vector icons in blue with a summer theme that show off things like a fan, a tent for camping and so on.

vector_summer_icons_blue_pub

Premium Icon Sets

777 Icons Travel Icons Set: 166 icons that are related to summer and travel that come in 16×16, 20×20, 24×24, 32×32, 48×48 and 256×256 pixels, available in .bmp, .gif, .ico and .png.

travel icon set

Beach Vector Icons: eleven beach related icons in .eps format.

beach_pw

Fritidsresor Icons: A set of 14 icons that covers all sorts of summer fun that were originally designed for an air travel agency in Sweden.

fritidsresor

Points of Interest Vector Icon Set: 45 different point-of-interest vector icons. With several variations, you’re bound to find a good number of them that are perfect for you to make fun maps showing people interesting or useful places around a given location.

vector poi icons preview

Travel Icon Set: A set of 4,824 icons for just about every conceivable form of transportation you can think of. Icons come in .bmp, .gif, .ico and .png, as well as different color saturation and sizes.

travel icons

Vista Style Transport Icon Set V2.0: A set of 41 different Vista-style icons with a total of 235 variations in 7 different sizes to fit just about any need or use.

vista transporticons preview

What are some of your favorite summer related icons to use on sites?

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  • http://www.mikedesign.net/ mauteri

    shouldn’t that be goggles not googles for those friendly fire summer icons ;-)

  • http://www.historycommons.org/ Black Max

    I’m designing a site for a friend’s surf shop, and these might be useful. Thanks!

  • Nachiket

    Hi,
    I like it. Please send always this kind of informations.

  • Anonymous

    I do not know why Sitepoint now insist to mimic other websites like smashingmagazine and such.

    In the past the updates was slower but was informative, now I see a lot of useless blog posts!! (Is that a result of calling for bloggers you published few months ago?)

  • Henry

    nice icon

  • Some Points

    these are excellent

  • http://www.ogmda.com Organick

    worthless icons. Wonder what good designer will be using them.

  • mech7

    to bad Fritidsresor Icons: is not working :(

  • http://www.grupomayanfriends.com Sofia!

    Greaaaaaaaaaaaat! Icons!!
    Thanks!!

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    Sofi Hedz
    Grupo Mayan Friends

  • Leon Dudovich

    Hmmm, pretty nice. Nothing more, just pretty nice. I would like to show you my favourite icons set. Please check it out http://led24.de/iconset/

  • Orlando Cervantes

    So Cool :D

  • Orlando Cervantes

    :d

  • http://www.7vv.com/ YASSER

    I like it this good icons