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33 Inspirational Family Travel Quotes

| Family Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Travels in 2021 |

Family travel is like a roller coaster ride….ups and downs, sometimes you feel like you are upside down, and sometimes you feel like you are on the top of the world! Extra stress, temper tantrums, forgetting those essential baby items, struggling with picky eaters, refusals to nap, impatience, repeated are we there yet?’s, and the list goes on and on. But on the flip side, the endless laughs, smiles, time spent together as a family, lessons learned, experiences gained. Despite all the hardship, traveling with kids has endless benefits and is well worth the struggle! Find below 30 of my favorite inspirational family travel quotes to inspire you to gather up your clan, hit the road, and make priceless memories in 2021!

2 girls playing in the ocean. Inspirational family travel quotes.
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Inspirational Family Travel Quotes: Making Memories

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.”

— Dolly Parton

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

Og Mandino

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

-Lewis Carroll

“Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.”

-Hodding Carter

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

-Charles R. Swindoll

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


Quotes About Education & Travel

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

— Aristotle

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.”

Walt Streightiff

“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

“Not all classrooms have four walls.”

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Inspirational Family Travel Quotes: Travel & Work

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddam mountain.”

— Jack Kerouac

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

Anthony Bourdain

“Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on earth to do with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.” 

Vincent Van Gogh

“Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.”


“My goal is to build a life I don’t need a vacation from.”

-Rob Hill Sr.

Quote That Are Just Plain Inspirational

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


“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

-Saint Augustine

 “And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.”

-Randy Komisar
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Inspirational Family Travel Quotes: Why You Should Travel With Kids

“Deciding not to travel with kids because they won’t remember, is like not reading the books because they won’t remember the stories you read them.”


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

Kevin Heath

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

-Leigh Hunt

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


Inspirational Family Quotes: Creating Open-Mindedness

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness.”

-Mark Twain

“Travel is rich with learning opportunities, and the ultimate souvenir is a broader perspective.”

Rick Steves

“When you travel with children you are giving something that can never be taken away: Experience, exposure and a way of life.” 

Pamela Chandler
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Adventure Quotes

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

-Helen Keller

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.”

-Paulo Coelho

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


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

-Oprah Winfrey

Inspirational Family Quotes: Humorous Quotes

“There are two kinds of travel: first class and with children.”

Robert Benchley

“The mud will wash off but the memories will last a lifetime.”


“A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting new places.”

Tom Lichtenheld

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33 Inspirational family travel quotes to inspire you to pack up your clan and hit the road, chase those dreams, and make memories!
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  1. Love these quotes! This is one of my favorites that I live by: “Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.”

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