Top 20 Inspirational Travel Quotes

Travel is like a blank canvas

For many of us, travel is one of life’s greatest pleasures. We love the feeling of adventure, discovering new places and experiencing a destination very different from our own. Travel challenges us to get outside our comfort zones and find ourselves in a whole new way.

Those of us who love travel can also relate on a higher level with others who share that passion. Here are 20 of our favorite travel quotes from fellow travelers that inspire and remind us of why we love exploring the world.

Top Travel Quotes

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people 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

Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer
“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

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

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

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

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.” – Fitzhugh Mullan

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

Travel often; getting lost will help you find yourself.

“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.” – Jawaharal Nehru

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Scott Cameron

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

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

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

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

“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 Lyer

“To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

Put down the map and get wonderfully lost.
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