Use these inspirational travel quotes to reawaken your inner traveler

It feels like it’s been ages since most of us have had a true vacation. I’ve taken my fair share of staycations over the past year and a half, maybe you’ve even read a post or two about them. They were lovely, but I am ready to spread my wings once again and fly off to an exotic location.

I’m not sure when my next International trip is going to take place, but I am ready to start dreaming and planning where to go next. I love reading inspirational travel quotes so I’m sharing my top 20. The last 5 are my absolute favourites! I hope you enjoy these quotes as much as I do.

If you’re not ready to hop on a plane yet, I don’t blame you. Traveling outside of Canada is a pain in the butt right now. Check out my 5 ways to make a staycation an amazing vacation to enjoy a vacay without going anywhere. Then save these quotes for when you need inspiration to begin exploring again.

20 Inspirational Travel Quotes

Oprah Winfrey travel quote

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams – Oprah Winfrey

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

Travel quote

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

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


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

Fear is only temporary. Regrets last forever – Unknown

Sandy beach

Take only memories, leave only footprints – Chief Seattle

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

Dalai Lama quote

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

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us – Robyn Yong

Horseshoe Bend

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

Life is a journey, not a destination – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show – Unknown

Woman on a bridge

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself – George Bernard Shaw

It is better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times – Asian Proverb

Inspirational travel quote

To travel is to live – Hans Christian Anderson

Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures. – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Comfort zone quote

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

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

Make a life

Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life – Dolly Parton 

And there you have them, my favourite top twenty travel quotes that are inspirational. If you have a favourite travel quote that I missed, comment below so I can check it out. Are you ready to start planning your next trip yet?

Be sure to pin these for reference later on. For more inspiration, check out my Inspirational Quotes board on Pinterest.