Family Travel Quotes | 100 of the best captions and quotes

As writers, we know sometimes you’re just looking for that quick quote or snippet to make something ‘pop’. It could be to caption an Instagram post, or an image on Facebook; perhaps in a card or even just something you want to immortalize on a throw pillow or piece of art in your home. And, while we aren’t parents ourselves, we have been on enough family holidays to have needed some family travel quotes in the past.

So, to make your life a little easier, we’ve scoured the web and curated a list of our favourite travel quotes for families: from short, snappy quotes to longer philosophical pieces, ideal for your family trip. Please remember that you should credit the author (if known), if using one of these quotes online.

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Our favourite family travel quotes

You’ve landed on this article since you probably want a great, zingy quote about travel? Here are a few of our favourite quotes about family travel:

A family that travels together stays together. Unknown

Happiness is, planning a trip to somewhere new, with someone you love. Unknown

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. Mark Twain

It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you. Unknown

Travelling in the company of those we love is home in motion. Leigh Hunt

Travel quotes about kids

Travelling with children isn’t always easy, but it’s so rewarding. And parenting on the road brings it’s on set of challenges! Here are a few options for quotes about children.

Having kids is a reason to travel. Never a reason to stop. Unknown

In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them. Kevin Heath

Its never too early to begin exploring the world. Unknown

Kid, you’ll move mountains. Dr. Seuss

Kids don’t remember their best day of television. Unknown

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

Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children and roots and wings. Hodding Carter

What child has not travelled by spinning the globe. Unknown

When you travel with children you are giving something that can never be taken away… experience, exposure and a way of life. T. Chandler

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Travel quotes about education

Whether you’re home-schooling your kids by taking them on the road, or just want to showcase how travel can broaden horizons and help you learn, there are some wonderful ways to express how travel is built-in educator. Try some of these:

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Aristotle

Not all classrooms have 4 walls. Unknown

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. Bob Talbert

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

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. St. Augustine

Then I realized adventures are the best way to learn. Unknown

Travel in the younger sort is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. Francis Bacon

Travel is like an endless university. You never stop learning. Harvey Lloyd

Travel is not a reward for working, it’s education for living. Anthony Bourdain

Related: Check out this list of the best camping quotes for your travels!

Quotes about road trips

Who doesn’t love a family vacation, particularly a road trip? ? They can be rife with arguments but usually create the most incredible memories. Whether you’re staying on the open road or need quotes about the mountains, we like the following:

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Lao Tzu

Life is a journey and only you hold the map. Unknown

No road is long with good company. Unknown

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are sandy. John Muir

Road trips aren’t measured by mile markers, but by moments. Unknown

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. Froz Ozan

Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take. Angela N. Blount

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

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Family travel quotes about life

Sometimes you want to be a bit philosophical. There are a number of great quotes about life, and how travel enriches your life. Here are a few favourites:

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Jack Kerouac

Can you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be. Danielle Laporte

Design a life that you are inspired to live. Annette White

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

Don’t count the days; make the days count. Muhammad Ali

Don’t listen to what they say. Go see. Chinese Proverb

Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. Robin Sharma

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

I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. Diane Ackerman

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. Dolly Parton

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein

Time is precious. Waste it wisely. Unknown

Adventure travel quotes

Travel is all about adventure, and there are so many quotes and captions you could use to satisfy your penchant for wanderlust. We also love how some of these lend themselves to good couple quotes!

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

Adventure awaits. Unknown

As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen. A. A. Milne

Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures. Lovelle Drachman

I do believe it’s time for another adventure. Unknown

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal. Paulo Coelho

It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… Let’s go exploring! Calvin and Hobbes

Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul. Jamie Lyn Beatty

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

May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home. Trenton Lee Stewart

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

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Travel quotes about memories

Travel, particularly with your family, is all about making last memories. Here’s a few quotes related to memory that could be useful:

Every day we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. Charles R Swindoll

Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. Doug Ivester

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

Own only what you can always carry with you: Known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag. Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes memory. Dr Seuss

Take only memories, leave only footprints. Chief Seattle

The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories. Og Mandino

Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. Anthony Bourdain

Short travel quotes

Short and sweet, sometimes brief is best! Read on for our curated list of the best quick trip quotes related to family travel.

I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met. Unknown

Let’s go on a trip, somewhere far away, with nothing but good people and happy thoughts. Unknown

Live your life by a compass, not a clock. Stephen Covey

Oh the places you’ll go. Dr Seuss

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

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. Robert Louis Stevenson

There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this. Unknown

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. Seneca

Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Unknown

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. Scott Cameron

Where you lead, I will follow. Carole King

General and inspirational travel quotes

None of the others tickle your fancy? Here’s a bumper list of general travel quotes that could be repurposed for any family occasion!

And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling. Shanti

Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footsteps on the moon. Unknown

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. Dr. Seuss

I haven’t been everywhere. But it’s on my list. Susan Sontag

Life is meant for spectacular adventures. Let your feet wander, your eyes marvel and your soul ignite. Unknown

Not all those who wander are lost. J. R. R. Tolkien

Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport. Unknown

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. Bill Bryson

Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. Ibn Battuta

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. Jawaharial Nehru

Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow. Anita Desai

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius

With age, comes wisdom, with travel, comes understanding. Sandra Lake

You don’t need magic to disappear, all you need is a destination. Unknown

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