Whether you are planning a trip nearby or dreaming of a specific overseas destination, here are some top inspirational travel and adventure quotes to inspire us to dream big and get planning!

Although it’s been a tough year for travel and we are all missing travel during quarantine, some destinations are re- opening for travel in 2021.

Some of us are beginning to make travel plans, and move out of our comfort zone, even when we know that travel will be different for the foreseeable future.

I have included unique quotes, travel quotes with friends, empowering quotes, short travel quotes, and funny traveling quotes to get inspired. All are positive additions to add to your list of daily inspirational messages 🙂

Feel free to save these quotes to your phone for daily inspiration, or pin them to your Pinterest board!


1. Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire -Jennifer Lee

Travel quote, Quotes to live by,  Jennifer Lee. Living life quotes.

2. The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have -Anna Quindlen

3. Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure -Bob Bitchin

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

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

6. Don’t be afraid to follow your dreams, because that’s your path! – Unknown

I love this travel motivation quote and I see it as one of the best empowering quotes! A gentle reminder when facing the challenges of staying on the path to your dreams 🙂


7. Life is a journey. Make the best of it -Unknown

8. You can’t stop the waves but you can learn to surf -Jon Kabat -Zinn

9. Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul  -Jaime Lyn Beatty

10. People don’t take trips, trips take people -John Steinbeck

11. We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open -Jawaharlal Nehru

12. Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show -Anonymous

13. Age is no barrier when it comes to travel -Unknown

This is one of the top quotes to live by! A perfect example of life quotes to live by and one of the best live your best life quotes, likely coined by someone in their later years! 😉

Travel quote, Quotes to live by.

14. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step -Lao Tzu

15. Once a year go someplace where you never been before -Dalai Lama

16. Travel with less plans and more freedom! – Unknown

17. Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you -Marcus Purvis

18. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage -Anais Nin

I know all the major progress i’ve made has been when I was afraid and decided to take a leap anyway. One of the true quotes to live by!

19. Sometimes getting lost is not a waste of time -Unknown

20. Go where you feel most alive -Unknown


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I’ve included some bonus travel with friends quotes, some funny quotes, and living life quotes that I hadn’t heard of! The Seinfeld quote is particularly brilliant 🙂


I need a vacation so long, I forget all my passwords! -Unknown

Say yes, and you’ll figure it out afterwards -Tina Fey

Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason -Jerry Seinfeld

Forever a Jerry Seinfeld fan, this funny travel quote, says it all 🙂



A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles – Tim Cahill

A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you -Unknown

If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far go together -African Proverb


I hope these travel with friends quotes, empowering quotes, funny quotes or short travel quotes about life have lifted your hopes.
If these famous travel quotes to live by have inspired you, i’d love to hear your comments below!

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