97+ Best Vacation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A vacation is a period of the year when universities and colleges, and in the United States also schools, are officially closed. Inspirational vacation quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

If you’re searching for best journey quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of inspiring travel quotes, famous adventure quotes and greatest explore quotes.

Famous Vacation Quotes

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

An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate. Jaime Kurtz

I choose to collect memories instead of things. Elena Levon

On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me. Will Wright

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

Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business. H. Jackson Brown, Jr

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

A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic. Max von Sydow

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

Travel brings power and love back into your life. Rumi

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. Elbert Hubbard

Travel makes one modest. you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. Gustav Flaubert

After a while, just staying alive becomes a full time job. No wonder we need a vacation. Michael Zadoorian

Any day spent with you is my favorite day. A.A. Milne

Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy! Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.  Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. Maya Angelou

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

The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind. Jack Adam Weber

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

A vacation helps to relieve stress and boredom, gives us a change of scenery, provides us with adventure, and helps to bring us closer to the people in our lives. E. S. Woods

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

When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person. Aimee Friedman

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

The world is a book, and those who don’t travel only read one page. Augustine of Hippo

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

Travelling unveils new dimensions of this world not known to the naked eye. Wayne Chirisa

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

Take a vacation from your stressful thoughts by changing your thoughts. Debasish Mridha

Little by little, one travels far. J.R.R. Tolkien

No one wants to die with vacation time on the books. Andrea Goeglein

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

Vacation is that time when you wish you had something to do while doing nothing. Frank Tyger

Smile, shine, and take it one day at a time. Christina Smallwood

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

Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be. David Bly

Take those vacations and do not take your laptop or iphone or blackberry  you are on vacation and that means having a real break and not just going to a different location and doing much of the same thing. Byron Pulsifer

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. Khalil Gibran

My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm and not a lot of people around. Derek Jeter

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

A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. Robert Orben

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

In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius! Mehmet Murat ildan

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

The journey itself is my home. Matsuo Basho

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

People should look for accessible vacation destinations the same way they look for any other vacation destination  based on their own personal tastes and preferences. Candy B Harrington

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. Peter Pan

Don’t wait for a vacation to enjoy life. Start to enjoy it now, today, wherever you are. Debasish Mridha

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

We need to develop a vacation attitude every day by being focused on what we need to accomplish by the end of each day. Catherine Pulsifer

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

When you go on vacation with people, you learn a lot about them. Sarah Mlynowski

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius

One of the biggest challenges about going on vacation is planning the trip. Paul Brodie

The journey, not the arrival matters. T.S. Eliot

A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work. Morris Fishbein

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. Izaak Walton

Here’s to a vacation of no regrets! Joan Rylen

Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. Irving Wallace

When all else fails, take a vacation. Betty Williams

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

All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost. J.R.R. Tolkien

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. Jawaharlal Nehru

A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking. Earl Wilson

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

The average vacation is one tenth playing nine tenths paying. Arnold Glasow

The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have. Anna Quindlen

Enjoy the vacation without going; enjoy the conversation without talking. Debasish Mridha

Extend your vacation whenever possible. A.D. Posey

It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way. Penelope Riley

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust

I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it. Alexander Sattler

Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not. William James

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but having new eyes. Marcel Proust

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation. Leo Tolstoy

To travel is to live. Hans Christian Anderson

Vacations mean a change of pace, a gentleness with ourselves, a time of rest and renewal, and a time to stretch ourselves and encounter new people, new lands, new ways, and new options. Anne Wilson Schaef

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen. Benjamin Disraeli

The only time that love takes a holiday is when we go on vacation together. Anthony T.Hincks

We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. John Hope Franklin

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

Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to. Alan Keightley

My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean. Nina Arianda

It is better to travel well than to arrive. Buddha

Don’t feel guilty about vacationing. What are you truly living and working for anyways? Death is all too real. Richie Norton

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

The paradox of relaxation is the renewal of mind; rekindle of spirit and revitalize of strength. Lailah Gifty 

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Neale Donald Walsch

What shall you do all your vacation?, asked Amy. I shall lie abed and do nothing, replied Meg. Louisa May Alcott

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Huxley

Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s OK. 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

I hope you enjoy reading this collection of powerful vacation quotes. Let me know which one you like most.