Inspirational Travel Quotes For Every Kind Of Adventure

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Find the Best Travel Quotes

From Adventure Quotes to Family Travel Quotes, you will be inspired to start planning your next trip!


An inspirational travel quote is the best way to get you excited for booking your next adventure.

I have collected some of my all-time favorite travel quotes for you.

Every adventure is different, so I have made sure to collect quotes that will suit your next wanderlust trip. 

From famous travel quotes to funny travel quotes. Travel adventure quotes to family vacation quotes. You will be able to find the perfect travel captions to inspire you. 

So where is your next journey?


Best Travel Quotes


Meraki Quote

I fell in love with the Greek word Meraki as soon as I discovered what the meaning of Meraki was and have created this travel blog around it. 

I think it is the perfect way to travel and explore the world. 


Meaning of meraki


Quotes To Make You Want To Travel


  • “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet” – Rachel Wolchin.


Quotes about adventure and travel


  • “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag


Quotes About Travel


  • “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Augustine of Hippo


quotes to inspire travel


  • “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anon


travel sayings


  • “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac


Motivational quote


  • “Go at least once a year to a place you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama


Dalai lama quote


  • “I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz


adventure quotes


  • “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson


wanderlust quotes


  • “Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty


quote about adventure


  • “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta


traveling quote


Travel The World Quotes


  • “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide


The best quotes about adventure


  • “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” – Aldous Huxley
  • “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville


Best sayings about traveling


  • “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor


The Best Travel Quotes


  • “We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru


Beautiful quotes


  • “Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world” – Anon


quote about wanderlust


  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain


Twain Travel Quote


  • “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy


beautiful quotes about travel


Great Travel Quotes


  • “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert


Inspiring quotes


  • “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman


Inspiring quotes


  • “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle


Travel sayings


  • “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed
  • “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener
  • “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” – Anon
  • “Live your life by a compass not a clock.” – Stephen Covey


Live your life quote


  • “Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life” – Michael Palin


Michael Palin Quote


  • “The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot


TS Eliot Quote about travel


  • “Work, Travel, Save, Repeat” – Anon


Travel Inspirational quotes


  • “To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen


best travel quotes


  • “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green


inspiring travel quote


Travel With Friends Quotes


  • “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill


Travel with friends quote


  • “Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.”- The Dhammapada
  • “We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc
  • “It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.” – Anon


best travel quotes about friends


Solo Travel Quotes


  • “Travel far enough, you meet yourself” – David Mitchell


Quote About Travel


  • “The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau


Solo travel quote


  • “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign” – Robert Louis Stevenson


Traveler quote


  • “Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” – Anon


moments not things quote


  • “A person susceptible to “wanderlust” is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation.”  – Pico Iyer 


Wanderlust quote


  • “To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” – Danny Kaye


Quotes about journey


  • “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


Inspiring Travel Quotes


  • “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck


Quote about travel


  • “We travel initially to lose ourselves; and we travel next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe where riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again – to slow time down and get taken in, and to fall in love once more.” – Pico Iyer


Beautiful travel quote


  • “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.” – Anthony Bourdain


Amazing travel quotes


  • “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard


quotes to make you want to travel


Couple Travel Quotes


  • “Travelling in the company of those we love is home in motion” – Leigh Hunt


love couple quote about travel


  • “As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


Couples Travel Quote


  • “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi


Love quotes


  • “We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury


Romance quote about travel


  • “Love is the food of life, travel is dessert.” – Anon


Travel quotes for couples


Family Travel Quotes

These family vacation quotes are beautiful to add to your travel diary, for Instagram captions or in your photobooks. 

  • “Not all classrooms have 4 walls” – Anon


Quotes About Learning


  • “In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them” – Kevin Heath


Parenting Quotes


  • “Oh, the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss
  • “Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman


Family Holiday Quotes


  • “The best education you will ever get is traveling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences.”- Mark Paterson
  • “It is never too early to begin exploring the world.” – Anon


Vacation quotes


  • “When you travel with children you are giving something that can never be taken away… experience, exposure and a way of life.” – Pamela T. Chandler
  • “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures” – Lewis Carroll


lewis carroll quote


  • “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert.
  • “Life is short and the world is wide.” – Anon


inspiration quotes about travel


  • “Every day we make deposits in the memory banks of our children” – Charles R Swindoll


Beautiful family quotes


  • “What child has not traveled by spinning the globe” – Anon


Funny Travel Quotes


  • “Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing.” – Gayle Foreman


inspiring life quotes


  • “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux
  • “Travel: the best way to be lost and found at the same time.” – Brenna Smith


The best travel quotes


Travel Adventure Quotes


  • “Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.” – Marty Rubin


Quote to inspire


  • “If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s Lethal.” – Paul Coelho


Routine Lethal Quote


  • “Adventure is a path. Real adventure, self-determined, self-motivated, often risky, forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world” – Mark Jenkins


Best adventure Quotes


  • “A ship in a harbor is safe, but it not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd


ship in harbour quote


  • “I do believe it’s time for another adventure.” – Anon


Quote about adventure


  • “Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” – Steve Pavlina


YOLO quote


  • “Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind” – Marty Rubin


Leave yourself behind travel quote


  • “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop
  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller


Daring adventure quote


The Best Travel Quotes


  • “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


Quote about Travel


  • “The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton
  • “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” – Freya Stark
  • “And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.” – Shanti


shanti quote


  • “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin


We Travel Quote


  • “Travel is like an endless university. You never stop learning” – Harvey Lloyd
  • “A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu


Famous Travel Quotes


  • “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde


oscar wilde quote


  • “I choose to collect memories instead of things.” –  Elena Levon


Collect Memories quote


  • “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien


JRR Tolkien quote


  • “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain


Travel changes you quote

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