100+ Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Wanderlust

Here are some of the inspirational travel quotes of all time to help inspire you to travel more often. We all love to travel, but sometimes it can be difficult to find the words to describe why.

Travel isn’t just about seeing the world, it’s about immersing yourself in different cultures, lifestyles, and ways of thinking. It allows you to explore the world and all of its beauty. Traveling also allows you to meet new people from all over the globe.

When you travel, you learn about different religions, customs, and traditions. This can help you to become a more open-minded person. Traveling can also make you a more adventurous person.

When you try new things and explore new places, your confidence level increases. Additionally, traveling helps you to become more cultured and well-rounded. But for those of us who have yet to travel, we can experience that by reading about it.

Below in this article, you will find some best collection of travel quotes that will make you want to get out there, explore the world, and make your own memories.

Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes

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

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Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.

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Wherever you go, go with all your heart. – Priyanshu Singh

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It is better to travel on the right road than the wrong way.

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The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – W.B. Yeats

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People don’t take trips . . . trips take people. – John Steinbeck

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It is better to travel well than to arrive.

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Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. – Jennifer Lee

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

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

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Take vacations. Go as many places as you can. Whenever you can. You can always make money. You can’t always make memories. – Unknown

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Travel expands the mind and fills the gap. – Sheda Savage

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I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it. – Alexander Sattler

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

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Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. – Frank Borman

The Most Famous Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes

We do live in a wonderful world! We just have to open our eyes and travel to see it.

Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. – Priyanshu Singh

A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles. – Tim Cahill

The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands. – Sir Richard Burton

The days are getting longer and the weather’s getting warmer. I’m ready for a new adventure in the great outdoors!

Experience is the best teacher you will ever have, and travel will give you the education you need.

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination. – Roy Goodman

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust

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Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. – Lin Yutang

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Gustav Flaubert

We shall not cease from 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. Eliot

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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears. – Cesare Pavese

Inspirational Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes

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

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

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

I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility. – Jack Kerouac

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

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

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. – Unknown

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller

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

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I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveler. – Michael Palin

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

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

All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time. – Paul Fussell

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

The attention of a traveler should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur. – William Bartram

Short Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes

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

To travel is to take a journey into yourself. – Danny Kaye

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. – G.K. Chesterton

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. – Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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Don’t listen to what they say. Go & see.

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

Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.

He who does not travel does not know the value of men. – Moorish proverb

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

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

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. – Ernest Hemingway

The best dreams happen when you’re awake. – Cherie Gilderbloom

Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. – Unknown

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.

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

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Life is short and the world is wide. – Priyanshu Singh

Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

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

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. – Matsuo Basho

You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. – Dr. Seuss

Best Quotes About Travel And Adventure

Travel Quotes

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen. – A.A. Milne

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

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

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is more melancholy and more profound than to see a thousand objects for the first and the last time? To travel is to be born and to die at every instant. – Victor Hugo

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. – John Steinbeck

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

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

The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. – Charles Kuralt

Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road. – Jack Kerouac

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

Iceland and the beauty of green landscapes, nature, and its traditional grass-roofed houses.

Investment in travel is an investment in yourself. – Unknown

The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands. – Sir Richard Burton

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

Deep Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes

Travel, which is like a greater and graver science, brings us back to ourselves. – Albert Camus

Take every chance you get in life because some things only happen once. – Karen Gibbs

The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers. – Brian Selznick

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

All you need to know is that it’s possible. – Wolf

We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment. – Hilaire Belloc

I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.

I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations. – Nyssa P. Chopra

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

Traveling not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing. – Gayle Foreman

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

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. – Anais Nin

I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see. – Carew Papritz

Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. – Drew Houston

Adventures don’t come calling like unexpected cousins calling from out of town. You have to go looking for them. – Unknown

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. – Jawaharlal Nehru

One of the great misfortunes of modern life are the want of any sudden surprise and the absence of all adventures. Everything is so well arranged. – Theophile Gautier

Quotes on Travel, Life, Love & Friends

Travel Quotes

The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have. – Anna Quindlen

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

One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. – Ella Maillart

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars. – Jack Kerouac

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

Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. –  George Eliot

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings. – Moslih Eddin Saadi

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

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home. – Anna Quindlen

People say that what we are all seeking is meaning for life. I don’t think this is what we’re really seeking. I think what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive. – Joseph Campbell

The slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries. – Rolf Potts

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

In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry. – Ivanka Trump

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

Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in. – Andrew Zimmern

Traveling hopefully into the unknown with a little information: dead reckoning is the way most people live their lives, and the phrase itself seems to sum up human existence. – Paul Theroux

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