Family Travel Quotes

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Vacationing with family can be a wonderful opportunity. Parents share their love of travel and kids experience the wonders of new places and even new cultures. Rather than buy more things, many families opt instead to invest in experiences. To help inspire you to take the clan on a new adventure, we’ve assembled a list of our favorite family travel quotes. Feel free to share any of these via social media or share the entire page. Enjoy!

Family Travel Quotes - Our Favorites

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”

~ Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne)

Family travel quote by Winnie the Pooh

“Just go. Go. Go! I don’t care how. You can go by foot. You can go by cow.”

~ Dr. Seuss

Family travel quote by Dr. Seuss

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“Like anything else in life, you and the family need to unplug every once in awhile. Go. Travel. Enjoy one another!”

~ The Nimble Voyager (

Family travel quotes - The Nimble Voyager

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

~ Charles R. Swindoll

Family travel quotes - "Give kids memories instead of stuff"

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

~ Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss quote - " "Oh the things you can find, if you don't stay behind"

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

~ Hodding Carter

Give kids roots and wings

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.”

~ Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne)

Adventure quote by Winnie the Pooh

“Often, it’s who’s with you that counts more than where you’re going.”

~ The Nimble Voyager (

Traveling companions quote

“It’s never too early to begin exploring the world.”

~ unknown

Family travel quote - "Never too early to begin exploring"

“Oh The Places You’ll Go.”

~ Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss quote

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

~ Tom Lichtenheld

Family road trip quote

“Let curiosity lead the way.”

~ unknown

Let curiosity lead the way

“In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children.”

~ Robert Benchley

Family Travel Quote - "Two classes of travel"

“Read. Travel. Read. Ask. Read. Learn. Read. Connect. Read.”

~ Dr. Seuss

Family travel quote by Dr. Seuss

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

~ Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll adventure travel quote

“I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.”

~ Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne)

Adventure travel quote by Winnie the Pooh

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

~ Kevin Heath

Family travel quote - Kids remember time you spend with them

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

~ Dr. Seuss

Family travel quote by Dr. Seuss

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

~ Leigh Hunt

Traveling with family

“The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve been and the memories you’ve made along the way.”

~ unknown

Memories quote

“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

Mark Twain travel quote

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

~ Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne)

Family travel quote by Winnie the Pooh

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

~ Og Mandino

Greatest legacy is happy memories

“Enjoy the journey as much as the destination.”

~ unknown

Enjoy the journey quote

We hope you had fun reading through these family travel quotes. They always give us  extra inspiration when we plan trips with our little ones. 

If you have any other favorites, please leave them in the comments. We would love to add more to the list.

The Nimble Voyager

Staff writers at Nimble Voyager have years of experience traveling the world simply and ethically. We strive to share that experience through informative articles to help others get as much out of the journey as the destination.

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Just great tips, no spam!