99 Solo Travel Quotes to Inspire Lonely Travelers

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If you’re thinking of going on a solo trip, or have already embarked on one, you’ll want to read these inspiring quotes about travel alone. Traveling by yourself can be a liberating and rewarding experience, but it’s not always easy.

These solo travel quotes will help you through the tough moments and remind you why you decided to travel solo in the first place. So whether you’re just starting to plan your trip or are already on the road, enjoy these wise words from fellow travelers!

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Inspiring Travel Alone Quotes for Solo Travel

  1. “Table for one, food for two, please.”– Unknown
  2. “Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!”Unknown
  3. “Traveling alone doesn’t always mean you’re alone. Most often, you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime.”Jacqueline Boone
  4. “I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone because they reflect more.”Thomas Jefferson
  5. “When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted by himself.”Liberty Hyde Bailey
  6. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.”Henry Rollins
  7. “I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone.”Daphne du Maurier
  8. “A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.” – Isabelle Eberhardt
  9. “Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time.”Hannah Arendt
  10. “I’m never happier than when I’m alone in a foreign city; it is as if I had become invisible.”Storm Jameson
  11. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world.”Freya Stark
  12. “Solo travel not only pushes you out of your comfort zone, it also pushes you out of the zone of others’ expectations.”Suzy Strutner
  13. “Traveling solo means getting to know the real you!”Unknown
  14. “Some journeys can be only traveled alone!” – Ken Poirot
  15. “Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.” — Buddha
  16. “The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau
  17. “There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” – Mandy Hale
  18. “Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.” – Freya Stark
  19. “Always choose the window seat. We often forget there’s the magic in flying. But what it brings to our lives is undeniably the stuff of dreams.” – Timi Nadela
  20. “I used to be a pedestrian before, now I am the rider on the same road.” – Piyush Paudyal
  21. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin
  22. “Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” – Mae West
  23. “When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” – Diane Von Furstenberg
  24. “Looking in the mirror, I saw a joyful face. And this happy girl was just about to go on a trip, with a one-way ticket in her bag. Life was a never-ending journey.” – Nico J. Genes
  25. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Delia
  26. “It’s a long ride home with nothing but me for company. I bore myself sometimes. Not often. Just now and again.” – A.J. Hartley & David Hewson
  27. “It’s amazing how many different roads we can take, but they all lead home.” – Jewel E. Ann
  28. “Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer to where you belong.” – Ron Franscell
  29. “The real work of an expedition begins when you return.” – Louise Arner Boyd
  30. “I, too, once journeyed beyond the stars.” – Elizabeth Lim
  31. “…I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.” – Mary Oliver
  32. Don’t Cry Because It’s Over, Smile Because It Happened” – Dr Seuss.
  33. “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” – Robin S. Sharma

Uplifting Travel Alone Quotes for Solo Travel

  1. “The journey of life is amazingly beautiful if you take it as a fearless adventure.” – Debasish Mridha
  2. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” – Maxwell Maltz
  3. “When a thing beckons you to explore it without telling you why or how this is not a red herring; it’s a map.” – Gina Greenlee
  4. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.”Diane von Furstenberg
  5. “Dare to live the life you always wanted.”Unknown
  6. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”Helen Keller
  7. “Travel is an investment in yourself.”Unknown
  8. “I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth. Then I ask myself the same question.”Harun Yahya
  9. “Sometimes the best journeys are those, that start when we do not plan, continue how we do not expect and are taking us places we do not know.” – Aisha Mirza
  10. “Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one thing that is going to require the most from you.”Caroline Myss
  11. ” A ship is safe in the harbor, but that’s not what ships are built for.”Gael Attal
  12. “If you never go, you will never know!”Unknown
  13. “Just because my path is different, doesn’t mean I’m lost!”Unknown
  14. “Not I, nor anyone else, can travel that road for you. You must travel it for yourself.”Walt Whitman
  15. “You don’t need magic to disappear, all you need is a destination and a great hostel!”Unknown
  16. “You must go on adventures to find out where you belong.”Sue Fitzmaurice
  17. “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”Mary Anne Radmacher
  18. “Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling.”Roman Payne
  19. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock” Erica Jong
  20. “Travel far enough to meet yourself!”Unknown
  21. “The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.”Ayn Rand
  22. “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”Mary Oliver
  23. “If you have to wait for someone to travel with you, you may end up waiting a lifetime!”Unknown
  24. “You have exactly one life in which to do everything you’ll ever do. Act accordingly” Colin Wright
  25. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.”Angelina Jolie
  26. “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
  27. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.”Wendell Berry
  28. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”Neale Donald Walsch
  29. “This is the journey of your life. Don’t try to explain it to others, because only you can see it.”Nitin Namdeo
  30. “Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient.”Grace Lichtenstein
  31. “Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.”Marty Rubin
  32. “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  33. “Walk your own path and be yourself.”Joanne Nussbaum
  34. “There are better things ahead than any we leave behind” C.S. Lewis
  35. “Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.”John Mayer
  36. “To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.”Elizabeth Gilbert
  37. “My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.”Rumi
  38. “People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.”Paulo Coelho
  39. “There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.”Jack Kerouac
  40. “It is pointless to embark on any journey if you do not believe yourself worthy of the destination.” – Anthon St. Maarten
  41. “Keep good company – that is, go to the Louvre.” Paul Cezanne
  42. “What good are wings without the courage to fly?”Harper Lee
  43. “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.”Mary Louise Alcott
  44. “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.”Anna Quindlen
  45. “Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.”Ewan McGregor
  46. “Life is a journey with almost limitless detours.” – Ken Poirot
  47. “The inner journey of travel is intensified by solitude.” – Paul Theroux

Motivational Quotes to Plan Lone Trip

  1. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan
  2. “Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.” – Oprah Winfrey
  3. “Adventure should be part of everyone’s life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just existing.” – Holly Morris
  4. if you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown.” – Freya Stark
  5. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s OK. The journey changes you; it should change you– Anthony Bourdain
  6. “It is in all of us to defy expectations, to go into the world and to be brave, and to want, to need, to hunger for adventures– Mae Chevrette
  7. “On the path to greatness, life teaches you to walk with stones in your shoes.” – Matshona Dhliwayo
  8. “Life is a journey with big rocks to climb, little ones to trip over, and milestones to mark where we have been.” – David Cuschieri
  9. “A person susceptible to ‘Wanderlust’ is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation.” – Pico Iyer

Deep Solo Travel Quotes

  1. “Everywhere you go, you shall find dramatic splendor and awe because your majestic soul is part of the vivid whole, and nothing about you is ignoble.” – Kilroy J. Oldster
  2. “The goal of my life is to tie adventure to my feet, stock memories in my pocket, hold imagination in my palms like fairy dust and sprinkle it on my tales.” – Mitali Meelan
  3. “It seemed an advantage to be traveling alone. Our responses to the world are crucially molded by the company we keep, for we temper our curiosity to fit in with the expectations of others…
  4. Being closely observed by a companion can also inhibit our observation of others; then, too, we may become caught up in adjusting ourselves to the companion’s questions and remarks, or feel the need to make ourselves seem more normal than is good for our curiosity.”  – Alain de Botton
  5. “So call me a fool, but I’m happy to be lost.” – Micheline Jean Louis
  6. “It’s not getting from A to B. It’s not the beginning of the destination that counts. It’s the ride in between…– David Baldacci
  7. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion with one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin
  8. “I have traveled many roads in my life. Some were imbued with pain and I needed to avert my gaze. Others were so beautiful that I would have remained there forever. But always, at some point in these routes, I reached a place where I encountered myself.” – Pablo Holmberg
  9. “Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” – David McCullough Jr.
  10. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustav Flaubert

That’s a Wrap!

We hope you’ve found these solo travel quotes as inspiring as we have. If you have your own favorite solo travel quote, please share it with us in the comments below. And finally, don’t forget to always pack your sense of adventure – it will be sure to come in handy on your next journey!

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