Best Travel Quotes – 200 Most Inspirational Travel Quotes

Words are powerful, and it is often due to the Inspirational travel quotes that many of us have been inspired to travel the world and reach for our dreams!

Simeon Onaji
Simeon Onaji

Simeon is a Senior Editor at Tozome, an amateur wine connoisseur, and a mediocre Tennis player.

Best Travel Quotes – 200 Most Inspirational Travel Quotes
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Sometimes, we struggle with putting into words how traveling to new places makes us feel. Some of us might just need the right words, the right travel quote, to motivate us to pack those bags and head out. Or you’re looking for that perfect travel quote as a caption for all your incredible Instagram photos. No matter your reason, here’s 200 of the most inspirational travel quotes to motivate and inspire:

Top 200 Best Travel Quotes

  1. 1. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
  2. 2. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we would have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin
  3. 3. “Drink heavily with locals whenever possible.” – Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain - best travel quotes

    1. 4. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
    1. 5. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley

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  1. 6. “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
  2. 7. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples 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
  3. 8. “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert
  4. 9. “I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it.” – Alexander Sattler

Alexander Sattler - best travel quotes

  1. 10. “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.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. 11. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” – Mark Twain
  3. 12. “Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets” – Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde - best travel quotes

  1. 13. “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  2. 14. “Traveling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do, like breathing.” – Gayle Foreman
  3. 15. “A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.” – Henry Rollins
  4. 16. “Take only memories, leave only footprints” – Chief Seattle

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  1. 17. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang
  2. 18. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal” – Paul Coelho
  3. 19. “Jobs fill your pocket but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty

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  1. 20. “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams” – Oprah Winfrey
  2. 21. “I think you need to see a place for what it is, not what you project onto it. Let the place breathe a little, you may enjoy it more.” – Samantha Brown
  3. 22. Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemmingway

Ernest Hemmingway - best travel quotes

  1. 23. “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate people than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain
  2. 24. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
  3. 25. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all” – Helen Keller
  4. 26. “I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.” – Carew Papritz
  1. 27. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine travel quote

As a prolific reader from a small town, this travel quote has been my catalyst to travel since I was a child. There are so many ‘pages’ to discover, so many ‘characters’ for us to meet. Let’s go out and do it.

  1. 28. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  2. 29. “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
  3. 30. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. 31. “At its best, travel should challenge our preconceptions and most cherished views, cause us to rethink our assumptions, shake us a bit, make us broader minded and more understanding.” – Arthur Frommer

J.R.R. Tolkien - best travel quotes

  1. 32. “Not all those who wander are lost” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. 33. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
  3. 34. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
  4. 35. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc
  5. 36. “The world is not in your books and maps; it’s out there.” – Gandalf

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  1. 37. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey” – Babs Hoffman
  2. 38. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca
  3. 39. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel next, to find ourselves.” – Pico Iyer
  4. 40. “A Journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you can control it. ” – John Steinbeck
  5. 41. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” – Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton - best travel quotes

  1. 42. “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” -Henry Miller
  2. 43. “It’s better to travel well than to arrive” – Buddha
  3. 44. “Do one thing at the same time, every day, such as going to the same, local coffee shop for breakfast, rather than hitting every single one. That’s when you become part of the local scene, and feel the ebb and flow of a place better. It can be a glass of chilled rosé at the outdoor cafe every afternoon. Whatever it is, you feel a part of the local experience, and also, it lets your brain rest. Get off the itinerary, and experience the pure joy of the experience.” – Samantha Brown
  4. 45. “The best things never came from comfort zones.” – Unknown

Unknown - best travel quotes

  1. 46. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot
  2. 47. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, 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

David McCullough Travel quote

  1. 48. “Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you. – David McCullough

Travel quotes like this are important to remember in today’s world of social media and the perfect Instagram photo. Sure, grab a great picture but don’t forget to be in the present, to experience what the world has to offer.

  1. 49. “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” – Oscar Wilde
  2. 50. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green

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  1. 51. “To travel is to live” – Hans Christian Anderson
  2. 52. “The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
  3. 53. “Travel has a way of stretching the mind.” – Ralph Crawshaw
  4. 54. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  5. 55. “Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux

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  1. 56. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin
  2. 57. “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them — wherever you go.” – Anthony Bourdain
  3. 58. “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck - best travel quotes

  1. 59. “Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” – Robert Orben
  2. 60. “Paris is always a good idea.” – Audrey Hepburn
  3. 61. “It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way.” – Penelope Riley
  4. 62. “Every exit is an entry somewhere else.” – Tom Stoppard
  5. 63. “Travel…the best way to be lost and found at the same time.” – Brenna Smith

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  1. 64. “Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it.” – Rick Watson
  2. 65. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau
  3. 66. “A ship in a harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd
  4. 67. “You may say that I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will be as one.” – John Lennon
  5. 68. “Conventional wisdom tells us…we take our baggage with us. I’m not so sure. Travel, at its best, transforms us in ways that aren’t always apparent until we’re back home. Sometimes we do leave our baggage behind, or, even better, it’s misrouted to Cleveland and is never heard from again.” – Eric Weiner
  6. 69. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start thinking of what could go right.” – Anonymous
  7. 70. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt - best travel quotes

  1. 71. “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.” – James Michener

Michener’s travel quote comes across as somewhat cynical at first but it isn’t the worst advice. When traveling, expect different foods, customs, religions, and people. If you can’t handle that, well, I would rather you just change your attitude to accept the things that might be out of your ordinary.

  1. 72. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list” – Susan Sontag
  2. 73. “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a ride!” – Hunter S. Thompson
  3. 74. “Oh, the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss
  4. 75. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anotole France
  5. 76. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

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  1. 77. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.” – Johnathan Winters
  2. 78. “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
  3. 79. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux
  4. 80. “Don’t listen to what they say, go see” – Chinese Proverb

Chinese Proverb - best travel quotes

  1. 81. “The only people who ever get anyplace interesting are the people who get lost.” – Henry David Thoreau
  2. 82. “It doesn’t matter where you are. You are nowhere compared to where you can go.” – Bob Proctor
  3. 83. “Life’s a journey, not a destination” – AEROSMITH
  4. 84. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled.” – Muhammad
  5. 85. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman - best travel quotes

  1. 86. “I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. 87. “As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.” – Robin S. Sharma
  3. 88. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark
  4. 89. “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in an office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouak
  5. 90. “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cayhill

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  1. 91. “You go away for a long time and return a different person – you never come all the way back.” – Paul Theroux
  2. 92. “Ideally, travel broadens our perspectives personally, culturally, and politically. Suddenly, the palette with which we paint the story of our lives has more colors.” – Rick Steves
  3. 93. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Emilia Earhart

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  1. 94. “When a man is a traveller, 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
  2. 95. “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it” – Charles Dudley Warner
  3. 96. “Travel penetrates your consciousness, but not in a rational way.” – Milton Glaser
  4. 97. “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure” – William Feather

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  1. 98. “Camp out among the grass and gentians of glacier meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of Nature’s darlings. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.” – John Muir
  2. 99. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost
  3. 100. “Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries.” – René Descartes

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  1. 101. “Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” – Ernest Hemingway
  2. 102. “It’s a big world out there. It would be a shame not to experience it.” – J. D. Andrews
  3. 103. “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – Bilbo Baggins
  4. 104. “Travelling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station’.” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
  5. 105. “The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens

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  1. 106. “The bold adventurer succeeds the best.” – Ovid
  2. 107. “What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” – Jack Kerouac
  3. 108. “Travel makes a wise man better but a fool worse.” – Thomas Fuller
  4. 109. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
  5. 110. “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. 111. “Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.” – Jason Mraz
  7. 112. “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery
  8. 113. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman
  9. 114. “No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” – Lewis Carroll

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  1. 115. “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen
  2. 116. A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.” – Wilfred Peterson
  3. 117. “And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” – Randy Komisar
  4. 118. “Definition of ‘adventure’: extreme circumstances recalled in tranquility.” – Jules the Kiwi

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  1. 119. “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee
  2. 120. “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
  3. 121. “So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” – Jack Kerouac
  4. 122. “Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.” – Eudora Welty
  5. 123. “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress adventure.” – J.K. Rowling

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  1. 124. “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.” – Agnes Repplier
  2. 125. “Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.” – Ewan McGregor
  3. 126. “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” – GK Chesterton.
  4. 127. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself” – David Mitchell
  5. 128. “The journey is my home.” – Muriel Rukeyser

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  1. 129. “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” – Mark Jenkins
  2. 130. “Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you.” – Marcus Purvis
  3. 131. “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
  4. 132. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

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  1. 133. “It is not down on any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

Herman Melville - best travel quotes

  1. 134. “If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food, it’s a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.” – Anthony Bourdain
  2. 135. “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” – Peter Hoeg
  3. 136. “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace
  4. 137. “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
  5. 138. “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” – Lawrence Block
  6. 139. “The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them.” – Amelia E. Barr
  7. 140. “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu
  8. 141. “All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson
  9. 142. “Travel is rich with learning opportunities, and the ultimate souvenir is a broader perspective.” – Rick Steves
  10. 143. “The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is, at last, to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G.K. Chesterton
  11. 144. “Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.” – Hodding Carter

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  1. 145. “Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comforts 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
  2. 146. “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
  3. 147. “The perfect journey is never finished, the goal is always just across the next river, round the shoulder of the next mountain. There is always one more track to follow, one more mirage to explore.” – Rosita Forbes
  4. 148. “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling
  5. 149. “He stood breathing, and the more he breathed the land in, the more he was filled up with all the details of the land. He was not empty. There was more than enough here to fill him. There would always be more than enough.” – Ray Bradbury
  6. 150. “I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations.” – Nyssa P. Chopra
  7. 151. “Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know why I look this way. I’ve traveled a long way and some of the roads weren’t paved.” – Will Rogers
  8. 152. “What I love most about travel is feeling like a fish out of water. I love being the person in the room who looks and sounds like no one else. The challenge of seeing where I fit in and how I can make a connection with people who are completely different than me is absolutely thrilling.” – Samantha Brown
  9. 153. “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
  10. 154. “The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Christopher McCandless
  11. 155. “Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  12. 156. “To travel is to possess the world.” – Burton Holmes

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  1. 157. “Keep things on your trip in perspective, and you’ll be amazed at the perspective you gain on things back home while you’re away…One’s little world is put into perspective by the bigger world out there.” – Gail Rubin Bereny
  2. 158. “If there’s one thing you won’t waste your money on, it’s traveling. Travel the world. See another place. Discover a different point of view. Traveling is the antidote to ignorance. That’s so true! It changes your mind, your perspective, how you believe, what you believe.” – Trevor Noah
  3. 159. “Travel empties out everything you’ve put into the box called your life, all the things you accumulate to tell you who you are.” – Claire Fontaine
  4. 160. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb
  5. 161. “With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake
  6. 162. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  7. 163. “We will not cease from our exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T.S. Elliot
  8. 164. “Once you have travelled, 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
  9. 165. “My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunities.” – Diana Ross
  10. 166. Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.” – Aldous Huxley
  11. 167. “We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.” – John Hope Franklin
  12. 168. “Half of the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

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  1. 169. “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
  2. 170. “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen
  3. 171. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew Karsten
  4. 172. “The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. 173. “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
  6. 174. “Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it. ” – John Mayer

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  1. 175. “So many of the good times traveling this world relate directly to finding a human face to associate with your destination, the food you eat, and the memories you’ll keep with you forever. The best times are when it’s impossible to be cynical about anything. When you find yourself letting go of the past, and your preconceptions, and feel yourself and your basic nature, the snarkiness and suspicion, the irony and doubt, disappear, at least for a time. When, for a few moments or a few hours, you change.” – Anthony Bourdain
  2. 176. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

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  1. 177. “Every hundred feet the world changes.” – Roberto Bolaño

Not all of us can travel from country to country so travel quotes like this one remind us that there are new things even near your home. Explore a nearby neighborhood, a nearby city. You might be surprised at the lovely things you can find close to home.

  1. 178. “I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.” – George Bernard Shaw
  2. 179. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. That you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett
  3. 180. “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett
  4. 181. “I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya
  5. 182. “We take photos as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone.” – Katie Thurmes
  6. 183. “Walking 10 thousand miles of world is better than reading 10 thousand scrolls of books.” – Chinese Proverb
  7. 184. “So never refuse an invitation, never resist the unfamiliar, never fail to be polite and never outstay the welcome. Just keep your mind open and suck in the experience. And if it hurts, you know what? It’s probably worth it.” – Alex Garland

Tennessee Williams - best travel quotes

  1. 185. “Make voyages! Attempt them… there’s nothing else.” – Tennessee Williams
  2. 186. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai
  3. 187. “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain
  4. 188. “Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves” – Euripides
  5. 189. “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” – Alan Alda
  6. 190. “And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity, and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.” – Pico Iyer

best travel quotes Charles M. Schulz

  1. 191. “Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles M. Schulz
  2. 192. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them” – Jo Walton
  3. 193. Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?” – Zig Ziglar
  4. 194. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine
  5. 195. “Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  6. 196. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tzu

Inspirational Travel Quotes Lao Tzu

  1. 197. “All you’ve got to do is decide to go and the hardest part is over.” – Tony Wheeler
  2. 198. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein
  3. 199. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

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  1. 200. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain

Inspirational Travel Quotes

Now that you’ve read through 200 inspirational travel quotes, what will you be using them for? Here are a few examples to get you thinking:

  1. 1. Is your friend’s or loved one birthday coming up? or perhaps the festive season is just right down the corner – make your gift card a memorable one by writing one of the travel quotes on them.
  2. 2. Inspire your social media followers to travel more by weaving one of the travel quotes into your caption, it might even get you more likes!
  3. 3. Use these quotes to satisfy your travel cravings and feed your wanderlust!

Hopefully, you found some inspiration in these travel quotes and found the perfect words for you to get excited about heading out on an adventure. No matter if it’s a new mountain, a new country, or a new neighborhood, use a travel quote or two as a catalyst to go find an experience that will change your life.

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