Inspirational Travel Quotes For Every Kind Of Adventure

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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 all together 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?


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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.


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

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

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

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


Travel The World Quotes


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

“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

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

“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

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

“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

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


Great Travel Quotes


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

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

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

“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

“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

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

“Work, Travel, Save, Repeat” – Anon

“To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

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


Travel With Friends Quotes


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

“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


Solo Travel Quotes


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

“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

“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


Couple Travel Quotes


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

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

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

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

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


Family Travel Quotes


“Not all classrooms have 4 walls” – Anon

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

“Oh, the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

“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

“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

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert.

“Life is short and the world is wide.” – Anon

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

“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

“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


Travel Adventure Quotes


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

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


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

“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

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

“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

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

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

“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

Did I miss your favorite travel quote? Be sure to let me know in the comments and I will add it to the list. 

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