Short Travel Quotes (50 Short Quotes About Traveling & Adventure)

Last Updated on April 15, 2020

Firstly I want to clear something up.

This is a page featuring concise quotes about travel, if you are looking for quotes of unspecified length about short travel breaks, weekend trips or getaways then you’ve come to the wrong place. Although I’ll try to throw a few in at the end because that’s the kind of guy I am ))

What you’ll find here are some popular but succinct short travel quotes ordered by decreasing brevity. That is to say, the shortest short travel quotes will come first and the longest short travel quotes will come last.

Sometimes these travel quotes are wise, concise, and incisive, other times they are simply short.

They are great for those little emergencies when you want to read something about travel but you only have 2 or 3 seconds to spare.

They might be handy for Instagram posts, tattoos, Pinterest pins, Facebook graphics, Tweets, t-shirts, mugs, fridge magnets, writing on toilet walls and so on. Perhaps they are good for writing messages in good luck cards if someone you know is going away traveling.

I’m not sure why you are searching for terse, pithy travel quotes but there’s one thing I can assure you, these travel quotes are short! They’re the shortest short travel quotes that money can’t buy!

If fact we offer a guarantee if you find any shorter travel quotes at alternative websites we’ll replace your short travel quote with an even shorter quote about travel free of charge!

Okay, without further ado, let’s get to the short quotes about traveling.

Concise Short Travel Quotes

“Adventure Awaits”


“To travel is to live”

Hans Christian Anderson

“Oh the places you’ll go”

Dr. Seuss

“Travel is a state of mind.”

Paul Theroux

“The world is your oyster”

William Shakespeare

“Adventure is worthwhile.”


“Paris is always a good idea

Audrey Hepburn

“Travel early and travel often”

Tom Freston

“And So The Adventure Begins”


“Die with memories, not dreams”


“Oh Darling, Let’s Be Adventurers.”


“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien

“Don’t listen to what they say, go see”

Chinese Proverb

“Cover the earth before it covers you”

Dagobert D. Runes

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself”

David Mitchell

“It’s better to travel well than to arrive”


 “A wise man travels to discover himself.”

James Russell Lowell

“Travel is glamourous only in retrospect.”

Paul Theroux

“To live will be an awfully big adventure”

Peter Pan

“The biggest risk in life, is not taking one”


“Wherever you go, go with all your heart”


“People don’t take trips, trips take people”

John Steinbeck

“Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.”


“Take only memories, leave only footprints”

Chief Seattle

“Drink heavily with locals whenever possible”

Anthony Bourdain

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”

Neale Donald Walsch

“I think i’m quite ready for another adventure”

Bilbo Baggins

“Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul”

Jaime Lyn Beatty

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

Helen Keller

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage”

Paulo Coelho

“Oh, the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind”

Dr. Seuss

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?

John C. Maxwell

“With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.”

Sandra Lake

“Curiosity is the cure for boredom. There is no cure for curiosity.”

Dorothy Parker

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by.”

Robert Frost

“If you want to go quicklygo alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

African Proverb

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”

Mary Anne Radmacher

Okay, that’s enough, they are getting to be a bit too long.

Now… on to that other matter…

Short Travel Quotes About Brief Getaway Trips Or Vacations

Here are some quotes relevant to short breaks or getaways.

If you were looking for quotes about getting away you’re in the wrong place. But don’t worry after these getaway quotes about short travel I promise to include some quotes about escaping and getting away from it all.

“A change is as good as a rest”

Old English Proverb

“I need a vacation, not a stupid weekend.”

“I need a six month vacation, twice a year.”

 “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”

Sydney J. Harris

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”

Robert Orben

“An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.

Jaime Kurtz

“Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?”

Zig Ziglar

“A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”

Earl Wilson

 “It isn’t how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it’s how you spend the time.”

David Brenner

“The average vacation is one-tenth playing—nine-tenths paying.”

Arnold Glasow

Okay, I admit it. There aren’t really many good quotes specifically about short getaways.

Which leads me on to another loose end to tidy up.

Getaway Quotes About Escaping For Undetermined Duration Of Trip & Unspecified Length Of Quote

You might have landed on this page looking for quotes about getaways.

If that’s the case I just realized that you might want some quotes about getting away as in the escaping sense rather than the short vacation getaway sense.

Just in case, here are a few quotes about getaways!

“We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us”


“To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.”

Charles Horton Cooley

“You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.”

Ernest Hemingway

“Once you get away from where you’re from, you look at it in a different way. “

Deana Carter

“Escape from boredom is one of the really powerful desires of almost all human beings.”

Bertrand Russell

That’s it. We’re done. This Could Go On Forever

I hope you’d found a travel quote that is short and concise enough for you.

Sometimes these travel quotes are interesting and inspiring, but it’s always the same old quotes everywhere you look.

Does anyone have any new short travel quotes they’d like to share with everyone in the comments?

Let us know!