A collection of the best family travel quotes that will inspire you to travel with your children and help find the courage to actually go!
I love traveling with my kids.
When I am on the road with them, it is as if a light switches on inside me: when we travel as a family, I find myself fully present, engaged, happy, giddy with excitement about the experiences we are about to share.
I love the moment we marvel together at the sight of a new place, that very special bond travel creates among the people who experience beauty together.
And I love how, on travel, the small moments, the daily tasks such as grocery shopping become a morsel of adventure, any trace of mundane daily grind gone from them.
All of these feelings have been over time captured by authors from different walks of life and expressed in tiny pearls of word crafting.
Today, I want to share of them with you. This is a collection of the best family travel quotes and inspirational travel quotes I love.
There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky, and you ask ‘what if I fall?’. Oh but, my darling, what if you fly? – Erin Hanson
The best family travel quotes
Travelling in the company of those we love is home in motion – Leigh Hunt
Two Of The Greatest Gifts We Can Give Our Children Are Roots And Wings– Hodding Carter
The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories – Og Mandino
Every day we make deposits in the memory banks of our children – Charles R Swindoll
It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… Let’s go exploring! – Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Blessed Are The Curious For They Shall Have Adventures. – Lovelle Drachman
And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling. – Shanti
As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen. – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures – Lewis Carroll
What child has not travelled by spinning the globe – Anon
Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing. – Dr. Seuss
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. – Dr. Seuss
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself – Wallace Stevens
Thoughts about learning through travel
We are not world schoolers, however I do believe travel can be incredibly educational.
Whether it is traditional learning such as facts (we always try learn facts about where we go, have a look at what we learned about Amsterdam or Venice, Rome or Sicily) or learning about yourself and emotions, travel is a wonferul teacher.
The best education you will ever get is traveling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences. – Mark Paterson
Travel is like an endless university. You never stop learning” – Harvey Lloyd
Every sunset is also a sunrise. It all depends on where you stand – Karl Schmidt
Travel Is Not Reward For Working, It’s Education For Living – Anthony Bourdain
Travel Makes One Modest. You See What A Tiny Place You Occupy In The World – Gustave Flaubert.
Sometimes The Most Scenic Roads In Life Are The Detours You Didn’t Mean To Take. – Angela N. Blount
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow – Anita Desai
The Journey Not The Arrival Matters – T.S. Eliot
There Are No Foreign Lands. It Is The Traveler Only Who Is Foreign. Robert Louis Steveson
Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. – Bob Talbert.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all – Aristotle
Wherever You Go, Go With All Your Heart – Confucius.
Own Only What You Can Always Carry With You: Known Languages, Known Countries, Known People. Let Your Memory Be Your Travel Bag – Alexandr Solzhenitsyn.
Take only memories, leave only footprints – Chief Seattle
More travel quotes to find the courage to actually go!
Traveling with kids can be scary and no matter how often you do it and how confident you feel about it, I believe we often need that little extra kick to actually leave home behind (even just for a little while) and go.
Often, inspirational quotes about feeling the fear and doing it anyway are just what we need to take the plunge and go.
These are some of my favorites.
Man Cannot Discover New Oceans Unless He Has The Courage To Lose Sight Of The Shore – Andre Gide
Because In The End, You Won’t Remember The Time You Spent Working In An Office Or Mowing Your Lawn. Climb That Damn Mountain – Jack Kerouac
It’s A Big World Out There, It Would Be A Shame Not To Experience It – J. D. Andrews
Better To See Something Once Than Hear About It A Thousand Times” Asian Proverb
Don’t Count The Days. Make The Days Count. Muhammad Ali
There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, What if you fly? – Erin Hanson
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all – Helen Keller
Kid, you’ll move mountains – Dr. Seuss
I do believe it’s time for another adventure – Unknown
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams – Oprah Winfrey
Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footsteps on the moon – Paul Brandt
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for – John A, Shedd
To travel is to live – Hans Christian Anderson
I hope you enjoyed this selection of family travel quotes and they will inspire you to travel with your kids even more. Safe travels!