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Are you looking for quotes about family trips?  These are my favorite family travel quotes that I am sharing with you. 

I am hoping that these quotes will remind you to get out and travel the world with your family this year.  If you want to enjoy more travel quotes, we have an article of 60 Inspirational Family Travel Quotes Sure to Ignite Travel Fever

These inspirational family travel quotes can launch you into your next family adventure.    Once you are inspired you may want to read our most popular post:   22 Amazing Places in the World to Travel with Toddlers in 2020

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

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“He who is outside his door already has the hardest part of his journey behind him. “ — Dutch Proverb

“Never Let Your Memories Be Greater Than Your Dreams.”– Doug Ivester.

“Own Only What You Can Always Carry With You: Known Languages, Known Countries, Known People. Let Your Memory Be Your Travel Bag.”– Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

“Sometimes The Most Scenic Roads In Life Are The Detours You Didn’t Mean To Take.”– Angela N. Blount

“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.” – Jawaharial Nehru

“Discovery Consists Not In Seeking New Lands But In Seeing With New Eyes.” Marcel Proust

“Adventure Is Worthwhile In Itself.” —Amelia Earhart


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“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

Well, let’s just say that is what our blog – Family Travel Fever is all about.   You can see that most of the pictures and images you are are of our family – mostly the kids. Learn more about the blog and our large traveling family here.  We love to get to know our readers! 

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” – Audre Lorde

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

“Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children and roots and wings” – Hodding Carter

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

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Winnie The Pooh

Sometimes we can get stuck in our fear and not want to travel.    I encourage you to Conquer Fear: How to Overcome Family Vacation Anxiety

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

“It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you” -Unknown

“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.” – Roman Payne

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Suess

“Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone’s home and backyard.” – Vera Nazarian

Don’t listen to what they say. Go see – Ancient Chinese Proverb

“When you travel with children you are giving something that can never be taken away… experience, exposure and a way of life” -T. Chandler

Frequently on family trips we learn something unexpected. The kids gain insight into cultures and empathy for others. Like the time was camping public lands in western Colorado we wanted to see some petroglyphs.  They were badly damaged by vandalism.  My kids, on their own, said: “Oh the Ute people must be so sad.” 

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world” – Gustave Flaubert

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost” -Froz Ozan

“Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.” – Judith Thurman

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“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively, unless you can choose a challenge instead of a competence.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt

‘Where Curious And Curiosity Keep Leading Us Down New Paths” – Walt Disney

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures” – Lovelle Drachman

“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” – Sheryl Sandberg

A Good Traveler Has No Fixed Plans And Is Not Intent On Arriving.” – Lao Tzu

“Don’t Tell Me How Educated You Are, Tell Me How Much You Have Traveled. “–Mohammed

“Little By Little, One Travels Far.” J.R.R. Tolkien

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

“A ship in harbor is safe—but that is not what ships are built for.”   – John A. Shedd

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home” – Trenton Lee Stewart

“The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories” –  Og Mandino

One of our kid’s memories that they talk about over and over is the trip to Great Sand Dunes and seeing the Alligators in Colorado.  This is funny because it is so close to home for us and they have been all over the world. 

“The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life. ” -Agnes Repplier

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Live your life by a compass, not a clock”- Stephen Covey

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Dr Suess

“With age, comes wisdom, with travel, comes understanding”- Sandra Lake

“Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.” – Danny Kaye

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

“Life is an adventure and that is best lived boldly.” – Bear Grylls

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

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

“At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling” – Shanti

“Design a life that you are inspired to live” – Annette White

Did I miss your favorite family travel quote?  I just love quotes about family trips because even when I am home I am dreaming about our next family trip.   Want more?  Here are 60 Inspirational Family Travel Quotes Sure to Ignite Travel Fever

What quote do you remember that has inspired you to jump off the couch and run to get your suitcase? 

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