Short Travel Quotes: 150 Quotes To Encourage Travel

Short travel quotes have become a popular way to express ones immediate feelings on social media, especially as an Instagram caption. Whether it be deep, funny or even adventurous – short travel quotes are here to stay.

Short Travel Quotes: 150 Quotes To Encourage Travel

I used to think using travel quotes were cliche until I really started traveling. Then they all made sense. They started to resonate on a deeper level with how I truly felt. Then I started thinking about all the writers who came up with these quotes and realized, they had felt deeply enough about their words and experiences to share them with the world. In those moments, I realized how profound quotes truly are.

If you are looking for an easy way to share your feelings about a destination, short travel quotes get to the point quickly and convey that message. What I am seeing a lot of on Instagram captions, is short travel quotes, followed by a more meaningful discussion or just the travel quote itself. I am no longer surprised by how well these travel quotes resonate with our audiences. I am personally more inclined to share funny travel quotes, but that is just my personality.

I picked 150 short travel quotes to share with you. I hope you will find the inspiration I found in them as well.

Short Travel Quotes: 150 Quotes To Encourage Travel

Short Travel Quotes:

  1. “Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found in between the pages of a passport.”
  2. “Have less, do more.”
  3. “If not now, when?”
  4. “Life is short and the world is wide.”
  5. “We came, we saw, we loved.”
  6. “Adventure is worthwhile.”
  7. “Do more than just exist.”
  8. “It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”
  9. “life is about the journey, not the destination.”
  10. “Little by little, one travels far.”
  11. “Travel far enough you meet yourself.”
  12. “Collect adventures, not things.”
  13. ‘Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it life.”
  14. “Wherever you go becomes part of you somehow.”
  15. “For the sake of your soul, venture out.”
  16. “The only trip you will regret is the one you don’t take.”
  17. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.”
  18. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” – Anthony Bourdain
  19. “Jobs will fill your pocket, but adventures will fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty
  20. “I haven’t be everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag
  21. “Wanderlust and city dust.”
  22. “Life is short, book the trip.”
  23. “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery
  24. “The biggest risk in life is not taking one.”
  25. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” Dalai Lama
  26. “The world is yours to explore.”
  27. “Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” – Henry Thoreau
  28. “Forever chasing the sun.”
  29. “So much of who we are is where we have been.” – William Langewiesche
  30. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” Confucius
  31. “Don’t listen to what they say, go see.”
  32. “To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
  33. “Be adventurous.”
  34. “Travel is an investment in yourself.”
  35. “Travelers are dreamers who make their desires for adventure reality.”
  36. “Go solo, go far.”
  37. “Travel is rebellion in its purest form.”
  38. “Say yes to new adventures.”
  39. “Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman
  40. “A mind stretched by new experiences can never go back to old dimensions.”
  41. “A ship is always safe at shore but that’s not what it is built for.”
  42. “Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” – Robert Orben
  43. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart
  44. “Don’t wait for opportunity, create it.”
  45. “Live with no excuses, travel with no regret.”
  46. “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  47. “Leave your fear behind.”
  48. “The longest trip starts with one step.”
  49. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”
  50. “Life was meant for good friends and great adventure.”
  51. “People don’t take trips. Trips take people.” – John Steinbeck
  52. “Travel is fatal to prejudice.” – Mark Twain
  53. “Leave the road. take the trails.”
  54. “You’ll never know until you go.”
  55. “It’s better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha
  56. “Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost.”
  57. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin
  58. “Free your mind in the wild.”
  59. “The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
  60. “Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.” – Stephen Wright
  61. “Do one thing everyday that scares you.”
  62. “I travel because I would rather look back at my life, saying ‘I can’t believe I did that’ instead of ‘if only I had.’ – Florine Bos
  63. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin
  64. “The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” – John Muir
  65. “Saltwater cures all wounds.”
  66. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde
  67. “Take every chance you get in life because somethings only happen once.”
  68. “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.”
  69. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
  70. “Life is the journey, make the most out of it.”
  71. “I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff.”
  72. “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.” – Agnes Repplier
  73. “If you never go, you’ll never know.”
  74. “It is ok to live a life others do not understand.”
  75. “Live with no excuses, travel with no regrets.”
  76. “Always be brave and wild at heart.”
  77. “And then I realized, adventure was the best way to learn.”
  78. “Paying for flights is money well spent.”
  79. “Be the girl who decided to go for it.”
  80. “I love places that make you realize how tiny you and YOUR problems are.”
  81. “Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” – Paolo Coelho
  82. “Your wings already exist. All you have to do is fly.”
  83. “Travel makes you realize that not matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.”
  84. “I don’t want to spend decades on this plant and never see the diversity of places God created.”
  85. “Happy place found.”
  86. “The world is your oyster.”
  87. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Steven Covey
  88. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it is lethal.” – Paulo Coelho
  89. “A curious girl, a wanderer.”
  90. “She wasn’t bored. Just restless between adventures.” – Atticus
  91. “For the sake of your soul, venture out.”
  92. “Ready for takeoff.”
  93. “Buy the ticket; take the ride.”
  94. “If given the chance to travel, take it.”
  95. “Say yes to new adventures.”
  96. “Escape and breathe the air of new places.”
  97. “My favorite thing: going where I’ve never been.”
  98. “Eat well, travel often.”

Short Travel Quotes: 150 Quotes To Encourage Travel

Short Travel Quotes: Funny

  1. “Catch flights, not feelings.”
  2. “Attack life, it’s gonna kill you anyway.”
  3. “Travel is my therapy.”
  4. “I’m not lost, I’m exploring.”
  5. “Cover the earth before it covers you.”
  6. “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.”
  7. “Sleep when you’re dead.”
  8. “Travel is the healthiest addiction.”
  9. “I have an insane calling to be where I’m not.”
  10. “Work. Save. Travel. Repeat.”
  11. “This is your planet. You should really come see it sometime.”
  12. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”
  13. “I don’t know where I am going but I am on my way.”
  14. “When in doubt, travel.”
  15. “Travel is recess and we need it.” – Rick Steves
  16. “Put down that map and get wonderfully lost.”
  17. “Let the waves hit your feet and the sand be your seat.”
  18. “I can always make more money; I cannot make more time.”
  19. “If traveling was free, you’d never see me again.”
  20. “Dear Ocean: thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, and salty .. all at once.”
  21. “Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.”
  22. “It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.”
  23. “You weren’t born to just pay bills and die.”
  24. “We’re lost, who cares.”
  25. “I followed my heart and it led me to the airport.”
  26. “I want someone to look at me the way I look at a travel brochure.”
  27. “Yeah working is great – but have you tried traveling?”
  28. “If you look like your passport picture you probably need a trip.”
  29. “My passport is SCREAMING to be stamped.”
  30. “You can’t make everyone happy. You are not a passport.”
  31. “Running to the gate is my cardio.”
  32. “Good things come to those who book flights.”
  33. “When in doubt, vacation.”
  34. “I’ve got a crush on the world.”
  35. “I wish travel therapy was covered by my health insurance.”

Short Travel Quotes: 150 Quotes To Encourage Travel


Short Travel Quotes: Love

  1. “Oh darling, let’s be adventurers.”
  2. “Happy memories.”
  3. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.”
  4. “Be fearless in pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”
  5. “Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect.” – Zoey Sayward
  6. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – Melody Truong
  7. “Let’s wander together.”
  8. “Happiness is, planning a trip to somewhere new, with someone you love.”
  9. “Let’s go somewhere where the stars kiss the ocean.”
  10. “Go with me. Somewhere.”
  11. “All you need is love and a passport.”
  12. “My heart was made to travel.”
  13. “Travel with me.”
  14. “let’s travel together and get lost in beautiful places.”
  15. “In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.” – Charles Schulz
  16. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll
  17. “You keep me safe. I’ll keep you wild.” – Atticus


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