25 Inspirational Travel Quotes that will Make You want to Hit the Road Today!

These are our favorite travel quotes that have gotten us in the mood for adventure, or helped get our minds right when deciding on our next destination. Let us know which ones are your favorite, or if your fave isn't listed, let us know in the comments. Happy Traveling! 


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

2. "Once a year, go somewhere you've never been before." -H.H. Dalai Lama

3. "Tourists don't know where they've been; travelers don't know where they're going." -Paul Theroux

4. "If you think adventure is dangerous try routine, it's lethal." -Paulo Coelho

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5. "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. "To travel is to evolve." -Pierre Bernardo

7. "Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times." -Asian Proverb

8. "Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupying the world." -Gustave Flaubert

9. "Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow." -Anita Desai

10. "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." -Mark Twain

11. "I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them." -Mark Twain

12. "All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost." -J.R.R. Tolkien


13. "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

14. "Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky - all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it." -Cesare Pavese

15. "The farther you go, however, the harder it is to return. The world has many edges, and it's easy to fall off." -Anderson Cooper

16. "To wander is to be alive." -Roman Payne

17. "There is a kind of magic about going far away and then coming back all changed." -Kate Douglas Wiggin

18. "Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone's home and backyard." -Vera Nazarian

19. "Adventure rewrites the routine of our lives and wakes us sharply from the comforts of the familiar. It allows us to see how vast the expanse of our experience. Our ability to grow is no longer linear but becomes unrestricted to any direction we wish to run." -Josh Gates

20. "What gives value to travel is fear. It breaks down a kind of inner structure we all have." -Elizabeth Benedict

21. "One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." -Henry Miller

22. "People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home." -Dagobert D. Runes

23. "Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled." -Mohamed

24. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

25. "There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign." -Robert Louis Stevenson


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