101 Inspirational Travel Quotes To Inspire Your 2022 Travels

by Fay

Travel quotes are more than just words. They are words that can empower, inspire and guide every travel lover out there.

If you are an avid traveler or just starting out, this collection of deep and inspirational travel quotes can give a new lens and way of seeing the world. After all these travel quotes are the words of travelers and wonderers.

Below is a long list of entertaining travel quotes. I hope you find the inspiration you are looking for!

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Capetocasa Top 10 Travel Quotes

  1. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust
  2. It doesn’t matter where you are. You are nowhere compared to where you can go. – Bob Proctor
  3. If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet. – Anon
  4. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. – Aldous Huxley
  5. I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth. Then I ask myself the same question. – Harun Yahya
  6. A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not why ships were built – John A. Shedd
  7. I need a vacation of 6 months. Twice a year!__Unknown
  8. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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
  9. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.__Unknown
  10. At the end of the day…I’d rather like to have a lot of stories to tell, than a full bank account.__Unknown

Couple & Love Travel Quotes

  1. Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.”– Lewis Carroll 
  2. It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.”— Anonymous 
  3. Love is the food of life, travel is dessert.”— Anonymous
  4. People never forget two things, their first love and their first day in New York City.”— Anonymous
  5. I’m in love with cities I have never been to and people I have never met.” —  Anonymous
  6. I have found out there is no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”— Mark Twain
  7. What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame, but something wild to run with.”— Robert Brault
  8. My love for you is a journey; Starting at forever, and ending at never.”— Anonymous
  9. I don’t want to be ‘tied down’ with someone, I want to be set free with someone.”— Anonymous

Solo Travel Quotes

  1. You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness._Diane von Furstenberg
  2. Travel is an investment in yourself._Unknown
  3. Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!_Unknown
  4. 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
  5. I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone because they reflect more._Thomas Jefferson
  6. When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted by himself._Liberty Hyde Bailey
  7. If you never go, you will never know!_Unknown
  8. You must go on adventures to find out where you belong._Sue Fitzmaurice
  9. I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone._Daphne du Maurier

Adventure Travel Quotes

  1. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey
  2. May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home. – Trenton Lee Stewart
  3. I am not the same having seen the moon shine from the other side of the world. – Mary Anne Radmacher
  4. When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. – Clifton Fadiman
  5. I have worn the dust of many foreign streets, but to brush it off would surely be a crime. I have memories of many foreign adventures, but to forget them, would surely be a sin. So, breathe in the dust, and keep the memories in. – Rowland Waring-Flood
  6. 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
  7. Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost
  8. Travelling is brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. – Cesare Pavese

Funny Travel Quotes

  1. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. – Susan Sontag
  2. 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.
  3. Nothing lasts forever, except the day before you start your vacation. – Gayland Anderson
  4. I hate traveling, no traveler ever said_Unknown
  5. You know it’s time for a vacation when you start looking like the person on your driving license.__Unknown
  6. There should be sympathy cards for having to go back to work after vacation.__Unknown
  7. I’ve got 99 problems. But I am on vacation and I am ignoring them all!__Unknown
  8. If travel would be free, you would never see me again. But it isn’t, so….what do we do tonight?__Unknown
  9. My favourite childhood memory is my parents paying for my holidays.__Unknown
  10. Me: “I want to travel more”, the bank account: “Like, to the park?__Unknown

Inspirational Travel Quotes

  1. We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. – Hilaire Belloc
  2. Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. – Anatole France
  3. Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Gustave Flaubert
  4. The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – W.B. Yeats
  5. Travel expands the mind and fills the gap. – Sheda Savage
  6. Take the time to put the camera away and gaze in wonder at what’s there in front of you. – Erick Widman
  7. If we travel simply to indulge ourselves we are missing some of the greatest lessons life has to offer. – Unknown
  8. Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions – Peter Hoeg
  9. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist. – Oscar Wilde
  10. The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. – G.K. Chesterton
  11. Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  12. Our footprints always follow us on days when it’s been snowing. They always show us where we’ve been, but never where we’re going. – Winnie the Pooh
  13. Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going. – Paul Theroux
  14. How is it possible to feel nostalgia for a world I never knew? – Ernesto Che Guevara
  15. Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves. – Euripides
  16. A year from now, you will wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb
  17. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust
  18. The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it. – Rudyard Kipling

Famous Travel Quotes

  1. This is your planet. You really should come see it sometime. – G Adventures
  2. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. – Dalai Lama
  3. A wise traveler never despises his own country. – Carlo Goldoni

Short Travel Quotes

  1. Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator. – Robert Orben
  2. Paris is always a good idea. – Audrey Hepburn
  3. I love to travel but hate to arrive. – Albert Einstein
  4. Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. – Paul Theroux

Long Travel Quotes

  1. You need not even listen, just wait…the world will offer itself freely to you, unmasking itself. – Franz Kafka
  2. 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
  3. Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of every day, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art. – Freya Stark
  4. It is probably a pity that every citizen of each state cannot visit all the others, to see the differences, to learn what we have in common, and come back with a richer, fuller understanding of America – in all its beauty, in all its dignity, in all its strength, in support of moral principles. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  5. What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.” – William Least Heat-Moon
  6. Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. – Terry Pratchett
  7. 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
  8. It is a big and beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us. – Oberyn Martell
  9. When a man is a traveler, the world is his house and the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home, and all the people are his family.- Drew Bundini Brown
  10. Wise as you have become, with so much experience, you must already have understood what these Ithacas mean. – Constantine Cavafy
  11. Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life – and travel – leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks – on your body or on your heart – are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt. – Anthony Bourdain
  12. To see the world, things dangerous to come to. To see behind the walls, draw closer. To find each other. And to feel. That is the purpose of life. – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  13. To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote: To travel is to live. – Hans Christian Andersen

Insta-Worthy Travel Quotes

  1. Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year. – Unknown
  2. ‘I’m bored” is a useless thing to say. You live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen non-percent of. – Louis C.K.
  3. Travel not to escape life, but so life doesn’t escape you. – Unknown
  4. There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky. And you ask “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, what if you fly? – Erin Hanson
  5. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments and places that take our breath away – Unknown
  6. I’m not lost, I’ve just temporarily lost sight of my destination. – Unknown
  7. We must not cease exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time. – T. S. Eliot
  8. 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
  9. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train. – Oscar Wilde

Over to you

THE END! Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed this travel quotes post. I would love to know which one of these quotes is your favorite. What else would you add to this list?

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