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55 Best Travel Quotes for Travel Inspiration

55 Best Travel Quotes for Travel Inspiration

Looking for some travel inspiration and motivation? These travel quotes will give you some serious wanderlust and inspire you to pack your bag and book your next trip asap. I love travel quotes myself and find them very useful when you’re feeling low or just want that extra boost.

Travel quotes are capturing the feelings and truth from other travelers and make us all connected via our passion for exploring and traveling. Sometimes it can be hard to put words on a particular feeling, especially if you’re trying to explain it to others that haven’t been traveling. The travel quotes often express those emotions and thoughts that are hard to explain.

Here are my favorite travel quotes of all time together with some inspirational photo quotes.

After you’ve read this collection of quotes, I’m almost certain that you will feel motivated and ready to pack your bags and going on that adventure you’ve always dreamt of!

55 Inspirational Travel Quotes:

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

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

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

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

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

6. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – The Great Buddha

7. “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

8. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”

9. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

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10. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

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

12. “See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” – Ray Bradbury

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

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

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

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

17. “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

18. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there” – Lewis Carroll

19. “I love the feeling of being anonymous in a city I’ve never been.”

20. “To travel is to live” – Hans Christian Andersen

21. “Life is an adventure, take risks!”

22. “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block

23. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.”

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

25. “I need vitamin sea.”

26. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc

27. “If traveling were free, you’d never see me again.”

28. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” -John Augustus Shedd

29. “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

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

31. “The only things in life that you will truly regret are those that you didn’t do”

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

33. “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

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

35. “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

36. “Some journeys in life can only be traveled alone.” – Ken Poirot

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

38. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

39. “Travel as much as you can. As far as you can, and as long as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in just one place.”

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40. “Collect moments, not things.”

41. “The best places are always the ones you find for the first time.”

42. “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

43. “What are you waiting for? The adventure awaits, but it will not do so forever” – Swedish Nomad

44. “Not till we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” -Henry David Thoreau

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

46. “Whether you say you can’t or you can, you’re absolutely right.”

47. “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett

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

49. “When in Rome, live as Romans do; When elsewhere live as they do elsewhere” – Saint Ambrose

50. “The best ways to make your dreams come true is to wake up” – Paul Valery

51. “To those who stay put, the world is but an imaginary place. But to the
movers, the makers, and the shakers, the world is all around, an endless
invitation.” – Unknown

52. “Traveling can be brutal and harsh, but it could also be wonderful and magical, and only one thing is certain, traveling will make you feel more than you’ve ever felt before”

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

54. Let your desire to explore you where it wants, the only one standing in its way is yourself – Alexander Waltner

55. “Wherever you go, go with all of your heart.” – Confucius

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So these were my 55 favorite travel quotes of all time. I hope you enjoyed them.

Do you have any personal favorite travel quotes? Please share in the comment section and help spread some travel inspiration and motivation to your fellow travelers. I would love to add some more travel quotes to the list! 

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