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40 Best Travel Quotes

Travel quotes inspire and remind us of the simplicities of the world, lead us to adventure, and reveal truths about life. We have pulled together 40 of our favorite travel quotes that we hope motivate you to challenge yourself and explore the world around you.

40 Best Travel Quotes

1. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” ~ Matthew Karsten

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

3. “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.” – Charles Dudley Warner

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

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

6. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

7. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

8. "Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care.” - Earl Shaffer

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

10. “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

11. “Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.” - Carrie Latet

12. "Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

17. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

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

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

20. “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen

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

22. “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” — Peter Hoeg

23. "We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

24. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain

25. "It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." - Sir Edmund Hillary

26. “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” - Frank A. Clark

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

28. "In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous." - Aristotle

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

30. "We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down." - Robert Sweetgall

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

32. "To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live." - Tenzing Norgay

33. "Anywhere is 'within walking distance'." - Anonymous

34. “When everything feels like an uphill struggle, Just think of the view from the top.” - Anonymous

35. "Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread." - Edward Abbey

36. "Anywhere is 'within walking distance'." - Anonymous

37. "The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." - Lao Tzu

38. "Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street." - William Blake

39. "If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker." - Anonymous

40. “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” - John Muir

 

References:
Expert Vagabond: 50 Best Travel Quotes https://expertvagabond.com/best-travel-quotes/
Green Belly: 41 Best Hiking Quotes of all time https://www.greenbelly.co/pages/hiking-quotes