75 Inspirational Travel Quotes With Photos (#53 is Our Favorite!)

Inspirational Travel Quotes

Travel is a beautiful transformative experience that will change you forever! If you’re like us, sometimes it’s just a few words or pictures that will inspire you to plan a trip. This list of the best inspirational quotes about travel will surely have you ready to pack your suitcase! 

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75 Inspirational Travel Quotes

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

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

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

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

5. “Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of.” – Ella Maillart

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

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

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

9. “Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions.” – Peter Hoeg

10. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

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11. “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.

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

13. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

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

15. “To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

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

17. “Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.” – Freya Stark

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

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19. “Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” – Lawrence Durrell

20. “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.” – Anthony Bourdain

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

22. “The farther I travel, the closer I am to myself.” – Andrew McCarthy

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

24. “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” –  Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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26. “Travel is like an endless university. You never stop learning.” – Harvey Lloyd

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

28. “The journey matters more than the destination.” – Tony Fahkry

29. “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

30. “A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.” – Henry Rollins

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

32. “Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.” – Alexandre Dumas

33. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.” – Fitzhugh Mullan

34. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin

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

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37. “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

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

39. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

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41. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

42. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”– Mark Twain

43. “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

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

45. “Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.” – Ewan Mcgregor

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46. “The journey is part of the experience — an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.” – Anthony Bourdain

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

48. “I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. And I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” – Eric Roth

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

50. “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli

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51. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by. – Robert Frost

52. “A wise man travels to discover himself.” – James Russell Lowell

53. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” – Anthony Bourdain

54. “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro

55. “The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

59. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou

60. “Traveling — it gives you home in a thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land.” –  Ibn Battuta

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

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Ready for a laugh? After reading all those inspirational travel quotes it’s only fair! Here are a few of the best travel quotes that gave us a chuckle.

62. “Drink heavily with locals whenever possible.” – Anthony Bourdain

63. “Paris is always a good idea.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

65. “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

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

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Weirdly some of the best quotes about travel have unknown authors! 

67. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” –Anonymous 

68. “Work, save, travel, repeat.” – Anonymous 

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

 70. “Life is meant for good friends and great adventures” –Anonymous 

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71. “Collect Moments, Not Things.” – Anonymous 

72. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” –Anonymous 

73. “Be a traveler not a tourist” – Anonymous 

74. “Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year.” – Anonymous 

75. “I wish I had never gone traveling… said no one ever.” –Anonymous 

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What were some of your favorite inspirational travel quotes? Do you have any more of the best travel quotes to share that we missed? Leave us a comment below! 

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