Top 100 Inspirational Travel Quotes – Inspires Adventure

Do you need some travel inspiration? Well you’ve come to the right place! After reading this collection of top 100 inspirational travel quotes you’ll be ready to go on your next adventure!

Top 100 Inspirational Travel Quotes To Inspire Adventure


1. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. ” – Steve Jobs

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

3.  “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” – William Feather

4. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tz

5. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” – St. Augustine

6. “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

7. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart

8. “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

9. “Follow your heart and let the adventure unfold.”

10. “Collect moments not things.”

11. “Wander often, wonder always.”

12. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste it, to experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

13. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

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

15. “A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.'” – John A. Shedd

16. “Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” -Henry David Thoreau

17. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

18. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – JRR Tolkien

19. “Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.”

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

21. “You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” -Miriam Adeney

22. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” -Paulo Coelho

23. “To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” – Danny Kaye

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

25. “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you are always in the same place.” -Nora Roberts

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

27. “Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” -Paulo Coelho

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

29. “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” – Sue Fitzmaurice

30. “The best view comes after the hardest climb.”

31. “Jobs fill your pocket but adventures fill your soul.”

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

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

34. “Adventure awaits.”

35. “Life is an adventure. Take risks.”

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

37. “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

38. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”-Susan Sontag

39. “We have nothing to loose and a world to see.”

40. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew Karsten

41. “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

42. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

43. “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.”

44. “The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”

45. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

46. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

47. “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”

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

49. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”

50. “Travel as much as you can, as far as you can, for as long as you can. Life is not meant to be lived in one place.”

51. “There are several ways to react to being lost. One is to panic: this was usually Valentina’s first impulse. Another is to abandon yourself to lostness, to allow the fact that you’ve misplaced yourself to change the way you experience the world.”

52. “Most of the time, beauty lies in the simplest of things.”

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

54. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”

55. “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”

56. “You can’t control the past, but you can control where you go next.”

57. “It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about traveling.”

58. “You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.”

59. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.”

60. “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.”

61. “It is not down in any map; true places never are.”

62. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

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

64. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”

65. “The best places are always the ones you find for the first time.”

66. “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.”

67. “Not till we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.”

68. “Nothing develops intelligence like travel.” – Emile Zola

69. “I love the feeling of being anonymous in a city I’ve never been before.”

70. “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.”

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

72. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll

73. “Only one who wanders finds new paths.”

74. “I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

75. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

76. “I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.”

77. “I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it”

78. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

79. “Every exit is an entry somewhere else.”

80. “Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.” – Andrew Zimmern

81. “My favorite thing to do is go where I’ve never been”

82. “When was the last time you did something for the first time?”

83. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around for a while, you could miss it.”

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

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

86. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and focus on what could go right.”

87. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

88. “We take photos as a return ticket otherwise gone.”

89. “Travel because life is short and the world is huge.”

90. “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”

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

92. “One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.”

93. “To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.”

94. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.”

95. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

96. “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times”

97. “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.”

98. “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.”

99. “Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.”

100. “You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t chose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” -Anita Septimus

I hope these 100 travel quotes leave you feeling inspired! Which is your favourite quote?

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