Best Travel Quotes in the World to Inspire Wanderlust

As cheesy as it may sound, I love quotes. As a kid, I would write down the quotes that inspired me in some or the other way in a journal. I still save quotes on a Pinterest board.

Mini-me has an inspirational corkboard she uses to write and pin quotes she loves. Like mom, like daughter!

Having said that, quotes are a great way to find motivation. Here, I’m sharing some of the best travel quotes to fuel wanderlust in you and your kids.

It’s bad manners to let travel wait!

and so let the adventure begins…

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We always say yes to new adventures. You?

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Blessed are curious for they shall have adventures.

Fill your life with adventures, not things. have stories to tell, not stuff to show.

Kids don’t remember their best day of television.

Having kids is a reason to travel, never a reason to stop.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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

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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

What child has not traveled by spinning the globe?

Oh, The Places You’ll Go.
~ Dr. Seuss.

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You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so…Get on your way!
~ Dr. Seuss

Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.
~ Dr. Seuss

Deciding not to travel with kids because they won’t remember is like not reading to them books because they won’t remember the stories you read them.

Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.
~ Hodding Carter

In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them.
~ Kevin Heath

I want to travel across the world and breathe the air of new places.

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A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting new places.
~ Tom Lichtenheld

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

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.
~ John Muir

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When in doubt, travel.

Once a year, go someplace you have never been before, or 10 places.

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
~ Dr. Seuss

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To travel is to possess the world.
~ Burton Holmes

Every day we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
~ Charles R Swindoll

The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories.
~ Og Mandino

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In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.

Live your life by a compass, not a clock.
~ Stephen Covey

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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

Just Go. Life is short and the world is wide.

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

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
~ Hilaire Belloc

Travel is the healthiest addiction.

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An open road and your favorite song is sometimes all the therapy you need.

Ummm…What about beach therapy?

A day at beach restores the soul.

Sandy toes. Sunkissed nose.

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Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.
~ Erol Oza

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

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Holidays with young kids isn’t about the holiday, (because let’s face it, that’s just exhausting), it’s about making memories.

Road trips aren’t measured by miles, but by moments.

When you travel with children you are giving something that can never be taken away… experience, exposure and a way of life.
~ T. Chandler

Live for the moments you can’t put into words.
~ Clo Mailen

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Enjoy the little things in life, or one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.

We have nothing to lose and a world to see.

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Travel is the best teacher. The only way to an open mind is by taking a plane out into the open world.
~ C. JoyBell C.

Not all classrooms have four walls.

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

Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.
~ Nyssa P. Chopra

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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
~ G.K. Chesterton

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

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We don’t care how long it takes, because we are going somewhere beautiful.

Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.

There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

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Travel isn’t a reward for working, it’s education for living.
~ Anthony Bourdain

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There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
~ Albert Einstein

Your comfort zone will kill you.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
~ Neale Donald Walsch

Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.
~ Jamie Lyn Beatty

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Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.

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The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.
~ John Muir

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Travel is still the most intense mode of learning.
~ Kevin Kelly

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Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.
~ Irish proverb

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

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I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.
~ Susan Sontag

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You’ll never know until you go.
~ Your Passport

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Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.
~ Leigh Hunt

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wonder. wander. repeat

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Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
~ Anita Desai

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Design a life that you are inspired to live.
~ Annette White

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If not now, when?

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Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you.

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If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.
~ Paulo Coelho

Life’s either a daring adventure or nothing.
~ Hellen Keller

Everyone smiles in the same language.
~ George Carlin

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Eat well, travel often.

Let’s wander where the wifi is weak.

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Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity and reminds us how much we all have in common.
~ Deborah Lloyd

I don’t know the question, but travel is definitely the answer.

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Make a bucket list and fill it with dreams that have no boundaries.
~ Annette White

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The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.
~ Peter Pan J.M. Barrie

If you can dream it, you can do it.
~ Walt Disney

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Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.
~ Prophet Mohammad

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You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a plane ticket.

You don’t need magic to disappear, all you need is a destination.

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Up in the clouds on my way to unknown things.

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

And then I realized adventures are the best way to learn.

Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. let your memory be your travel bag.
~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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It is never too early to begin exploring the world.

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Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
~ Confucius

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Don’t count the days. Make the days count.
~ Muhammad Ali

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The road is calling.

Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.
~ Angela N. Blount

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

To travel is to live.
~ Hans Christian Andersen

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Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.
~ Bob Talbert.

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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.

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We are sure these inspirational quotes about travel will spark your and your kids’ wanderlust enough to plan your next adventure. What’s your favorite travel quote? Make sure to share it in the comments section.

best travel quotes to inspire wanderlust

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