Andrea Davis
by Andrea Davis
Posted March 26, 2019

Longer days, shorter nights, and crackling campfires fueled by roaring conversation. Crashing tides and soft sand smushed between your toes. Flying kites and marshmallows toasting. Catching lightning bugs and contagious laughter.

Summer is on the horizon – which means your next getaway could be too. Read on to soak in a few (okay, fine, 30) of our favorite wanderlust-inducting travel quotes and get inspired start planning your next road trip.

1. “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

2. “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ― Helen Keller

3. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” — Babs Hoffman

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

5. “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” ― C. Stinnett

6. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ― Lao Tzu

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

8. “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” ― Frank Herbert

9. “There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” ― Jack Kerouac

10. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” Oscar Wilde

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

12. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” ― Rachel Wolchin

13. “All I wanted was to live a life where I could be me, and be okay with that. I had no need for material possessions, money or even close friends with me on my journey. I never understood people very well anyway, and they never seemed to understand me very well either. All I wanted was my art and the chance to be the creator of my own world, my own reality. I wanted the open road and new beginnings every day.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

14. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” ― Susan Sontag

15. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ― Robert Frost

16. “I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.” ― Jack Kerouac

17. “My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” ― Din Rumi

18. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine: it is lethal.” ― Paulo Coelho

19. “Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.” ― Vincent Van Gogh

20. “If you’re twenty two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them, wherever you go.” ― Anthony Bourdain

21. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” ― Anais Nin

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

23. “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” ― Yogi Berra

24. “I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher

25. “A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.”― Isabelle Eberhardt

26. “Adventure is worthwhile.”― Aesop

27. “Don’t settle down and sit in one place. Move around, be nomadic, make each day a new horizon.” ― Jon Krakauer

28. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” ― Stephen Covey

29. “The world is not in your books and maps, it’s out there.” ― Gandalf, The Hobbit

30. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” ― Jack Kerouac

Andrea Davis


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