100 Travel Inspiration Quotes To Inspire You To Travel More!

Discover our 100 Travel Inspiration Quotes where they can uplift our minds, inspire our hearts and bring our feet to our go-to travel destinations.

We love travel quotes as they are a way to inspire us all to find new and beautiful destinations to travel.

Our Top 100 Travel Inspiration Quotes To Inspire You To Travel More!

1. “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

2. “Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud” – Maya Ang

3. “The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens

4. “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it” – Charles Dudley Warner

5. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel next, to find ourselves.” – Pico Iyer

7. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

8. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

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

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

11. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi

12. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled.” – Muhammad

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

14. “Travel is my therapy.” – Dalai Lama

15. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew Karsten 

16. “Don’t call it a dream…call it a plan!” – Dr. Zelana Montminy

17. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley

18. “Life is short and the world is wide” – Simon Raven

19. “Of all the books in the world. The best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” – Anonymous

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

21. “Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it.” – Rick Watson

22. “Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn 

23. “The danger of adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.” – Paulo Coelho

24. “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

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

26. “Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient.” – Grace Lichtenstein

27. “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

28. “Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.” – Anonymous

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

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

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

32.  “Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paolo Coelho

33. “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them”. – Mark Twain

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

35. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” – Izaak Walton

36. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

37. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” – Jack Kerouac

38. “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” – Sue Fitzmaurice

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

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

41. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca

42. “We live in a 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

43. “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

44.  “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

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

46. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – Melody Truong

47. “The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home — and the slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries.” – Rolf Potts

48. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

49. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck

50. “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

51.  “Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho

52. “With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake

53. “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen

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

55. “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling

56. “No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson

57. “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

58.  “Since life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.” — Simon Raven

59. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan

60. “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. You have no idea of what is in store for you, but you will, if you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown.” – Freya Stark

61. “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

62. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan

63.  “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu

64. “You need not even listen, just wait…the world will offer itself freely to you, unmasking itself.” – Franz Kafka

65. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfilment.” – Hilaire Belloc

66. “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

67. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

68. “Travel expands the mind and fills the gap.” – Sheda Savage

69. “Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” – Robert Orben

70. “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

71. “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

72. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” – Oscar Wilde

73. “The traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton

74. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein

75. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

76. “Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn

77. “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

78. “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

79. “Nothing lasts forever, except the day before you start your vacation.” – Gayland Anderson

80. “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” – Oscar Wilde

81. “I love to travel, but hate to arrive.” – Albert Einstein

82. “A wise traveler never despises his own country.” – Carlo Goldoni

83. Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost

84. “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

85. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux

86. “Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.” – Elizabeth Drew

87. “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

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

89. “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson

90. “Stuff your eyes with wonder,’ he said, ‘live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury

91. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson

92. “Somewhere on your journey don’t forget to turn around and enjoy the view.” – Unknown

93. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

94. “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes

95. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed

96. “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

97. “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

98. “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

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

100. “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton

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