56 Family Travel Quotes To Inspire You!

Going off on an epic trip with the loved ones and need some fantastic family travel quotes for some motivation? We have you covered!

These family vacation quotes have everything – adventure, kid-friendly, and even fun road trip quotes. A good quote helps us get out the door and travel, so hopefully, it does the same for your family too!

The Best Family Travel Quotes

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“Of all the paths you take in life make sure a few of them are sandy.”


“Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.”


“Away is a place where it’s not about the money you spend. It’s about the moments you share.”


“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.”

– Anais Nin

Wilderness is not a luxury but the necessity of the human spirit.”

–Edward Abbey

“There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.”


“Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.”

— Leigh Hunt

“The best education you will ever get is traveling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences.”

— Mark Paterson

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”

-Dr. Suess

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventure.”

– Lovelle Drachman.

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to life the life of your dreams.”

– Oprah Winfrey

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Travel With Kids Quotes

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“Having kids is a reason to travel, never a reason to stop.”


“The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories.”

— Og Mandino

“There are no perfect parents and there are no perfect children, but there are plenty of perfect moments along the way.”

— Dave Willis

“Every day we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.”

— Charles R Swindoll

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.”

– Hodding Carter

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The Best Family Trip Quotes

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“It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.”

— Anonymous

“Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.”


“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.”

-Francis Bacon

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.”

– Robert Louis Steveson.

“A family that travels together stays together.”


“Travel is not reward for working, it’s education for living.”

– Anthony Bourdain.

“There is no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.”


“It is never too early to begin exploring the world.”


“In the end, they won’t remember that toy you bought them, they will remember the time you spend with them.”


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Family Vacation Quotes

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“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.”

– Izaak Walton

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

― Mark Twain

“Sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more.”


Life movies pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around every once in awhile you could miss it.”

– Ferris Bueller

“Away is a place where it’s not about the money you spend. It’s about the moments you share.”

– Anonymous

“Once a year go somewhere you have never been before.”

 Dalai Lama

Jobs fill your pocket.  Adventures fill your soul.”


“If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far go together.”

– African Proverb

“Life is about doing things that don’t suck with people who don’t suck.”


“As with any journey, whom you travel with is more important than the destination.”


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Family Road Trip Quotes

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“Look at life through the windshield, not the rearview mirror.

— Byrd Baggett

“Map out your future – but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.”

– Jon Bon Jovi

“Road trips required a couple of things: a well-balanced diet of caffeine, salt and sugar and an excellent selection of tunes—oh, and directions.”

– Jenn McKinlay

“The road is there. It will always be there. You just have to decide when to take it.”

Chris Humphrey

“The two impulses in travel are to get away from home, and the other is to pursue something – a landscape, people, an exotic place. Certainly finding a place that you like or discovering something unusual is a very sustaining thing in travel.”

– Paul Theroux

“Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.”

— Confucius

“Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.”

— Confucius

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”

– Lewis Carroll

“Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.”

– Jerry Seinfeld

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

-Henry Miller

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.”

– Douglas Adams

“It doesn’t matter where you’re going. It’s who you have beside you.”

— Unknown

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.”

– Jack Kerouac

“Road trips are the equivalent of human wings. Ask me to go on one, anywhere. We’ll stop in every small town and learn the history and stories, feel the ground and capture the spirit. Then, we’ll turn it into our own story that will live inside our history to carry with us always. Because stories are more important than things.”

— Victoria Erickson

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Family Adventure Quotes

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

-Helen Keller

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.”

-A.A. Milnie

“The danger of adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.”

– Paulo Coelho

“Adventure isn’t hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life”

– John Amat

“Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.”

– Ewan Mcgregor

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.

– Oprah Winfrey

 “You can’t find happiness at the end of your journey if you didn’t bring it with you all along.”

– Katrina Mayer

“Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.”

– Marty Rubin

 “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.”

-Stephen Covey

 “Adventure: An undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks.”

-Meriem Webster

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There you have it – our favorite family travel quotes! Any quotes about family vacations you would add?

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About Natasha Alden

Natasha is the co-founder of The World Pursuit. She is an expert in travel, budgeting, and finding unique experiences. She loves to be outside, hiking in the mountains, playing in the snow on her snowboard, and biking. She has been traveling for over 10 years, across 7 continents, experiencing unique cultures, new food, and meeting fantastic people. She strives to make travel planning and traveling easier for all. Her advice about international travel, outdoor sports, and African safari has been featured on Lonely Planet, Business Insider, and Reader’s Digest.

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