Have a browse through these best family travel quotes to get inspired for your next trip. A family adventure is an opportunity to spend quality time together while making memories with your loved ones. And we all love a good quote to hang next to our photos!

My top 10 family travel quotes

Of all the family travel quotes I compiled, these 10 are my favourite…

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

– Leigh Hunt

#2 “The best way to get a child outside is to go with them”

– Anonymous

#3 “We have such a brief opportunity to pass on to our children our love for this Earth, and to tell our stories. These are the moments when the world is made whole. In my children’s memories, the adventures we’ve had together in nature will always exist.”

– Richard Louv

#4 “Your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise.”

– Andy Stanley

#5 “I hope my children grow up to be ‘look at the moon!’ type of people”

– Anonymous

#6 “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.”

– Rachel Carson

#7 “There are no perfect parents and there are no perfect children, but there are plenty of perfect moments along the way”

– Dave Willis

#8 “Happiness is, planning a trip to somewhere new, with someone you love”

– Anonymous

#9 “May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home”

– Trenton Lee Stewart

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

– Pamela T. Chandler

Family adventure quotes

Adventurous family quotes; exploring the outdoors

If you are the sort of family that loves to explore nature or seek out adventures, then these family adventure quotes are for you…

#11 “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

#12 “Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world, but themselves”

– Stephen Moss

#13 “The safest place for a child is at the top of a five-foot tree.”

– Anonymous

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

– Shanti

#15 “There’s dirt on my shirt And leaves in my hair There’s mud on my boots But I don’t really care”

– Jeff Foxworthy

#16 “A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature”

– Maria Montessori

#17 “It’s a wondrous thing how the wild calms the child.”

– Anonymous

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

– Anonymous

#19 “The earlier and the more often children are exposed to nature, the happier, healthier, and brighter they become”

– Anonymous

#20 “Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives.”

– Thomas Berry

#21 “Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life.”

– John Muir

#22 “What do parents owe their young that is more important than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth…?” 

– Theodore Roszak

#23 “We finally move into our destiny when we understand that we are to live in and as adventurous play…perhaps the whole natural world is a party, a festival, and we, the long-awaited champagne.”

– Brian Swimme

Family trip quotes

More family trip quotes

Need even more inspiration? Have a read through these family trip quotes…

#24 “The Greatest Legacy We Can Leave Our Children Is Happy Memories.”

– Og Mandino

#25 “Kids don’t remember their best day of television”

– Anonymous

#26 “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”

– Bob Talbert

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

– Kevin Heath

#28 “Not all classrooms have four walls”

– Anonymous

#29 “Oh the places you’ll go.”

– Dr. Seuss

#30 “The central struggle parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.”

– Ellen Goodman

#31 “As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.”

– A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

#32 “The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.”

-Pearl S. Buck

#33 “The gift of Play is that it invites us to create without attachment, explore without a destination, and enjoy without complexity.”

– Vince Gowmon

#34 “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”

– Mark Twain

#35 “People don’t take trips; trips take people.”

– John Steinbeck

#36 “Travel in the younger sort is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.”

– Francis Bacon

 #37 “Every day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children”

– Charles R. Swindoll

#38 “I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff”

– Anonymous

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

– Robert Benchley

 #40 “But that’s the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don’t want to know what people are talking about. I can’t think of anything that excited a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only a rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross the street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.”

– Bill Bryson

 #41 “Blessed are the curious as they shall have adventures”

– Lovelle Drachman

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