101 Ultimate Family Travel Quotes to Inspire your Next Family Trip Together

Ohana, in Hawaiian culture, means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten. Travel quotes – over the years, I’ve amassed quite the list. And now, it’s time to add to this; family edition. What follows is a list of my favourite family travel quotes and family trip quotes to inspire your next vacation together.

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Because…. You know, it’s never too early to begin exploring the world.

Because… Families that travel together, stay together.

Because…. I’m almost certain you’re counting down the days until your next getaway together and looking to add that excitement towards the perfect Instagram caption.

I’ve got you covered with these quotes about vacation with family…

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Family trip quotes have a way of expressing, often in a beautiful way, the joy of enjoying a vacation in good company.

With people that you connect with on a real, authentic level.

Family that just get each other, often without having to say a word, through years of being together and in the moments that follow.

Family means 
Forever All Members Imprint 
Love on You

Be sure to check out how to say family in different languages
and this list of the best islands for family vacation.

Let’s get into this list of I love family travel and together trip quotes, shall we:


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If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far go together. — Africa quote

As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen
— A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of child. There are seven million. — Walt Streightiff

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.

It doesn’t matter where you’re going; it’s who you have beside you

And that’s the wonderful thing about family travel. It provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind.

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best
— Bob Talbert

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all — Aristotle

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough — Walt Whitman

Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.

Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there anymore — Robin Hobb

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

Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion — Leigh Hunt

Then I realised adventures are the best way to learn.

A family that travels together stays together.

It is never too early to begin exploring the world.
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Smile: Happiness is, planning a trip to somewhere new, with someone you love.

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Not all those who wander are lost — J.R.R. Tolkien

Oh the places you’ll go — Dr. Seuss

What child has not travelled by spinning the globe.

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

Kid, you’ll move mountains — Dr. Seuss

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

It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… Let’s go exploring! — Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

To travel is to live — Hans Christian Anderson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all — Helen Keller

There are two classes of travel: first-class and with children — a funny travel quote by Robert Benchley

The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them
— Amelia E. Barr

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes memory 
— Dr. Seuss.

Remember what Bilbo used to say: It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to
— JRR Tolkien

Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures 

— Lovelle Drachman

Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.

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

Let’s wander where the wifi is weak

Any day spent with you is my favourite day — A.A. Milne

A family stitched together with love seldom unravels.

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

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

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

I love family travel. And you?


“Family vacations are always a good idea!”

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

I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff

I can always make more money; I cannot make more time

Having kids is a reason to travel. Never a reason to stop.

Let’s go on a trip, somewhere far away, with nothing but good people and happy thoughts.

Memories made together last a lifetime.

Through travel, the world becomes a classroom.

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

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

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles — Tim Cahill

Not all classrooms have four walls.

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

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

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

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It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.

The only thing that is more precious than time is the way we spend it. When you think about it, there’s a lot of time spent on things that don’t really matter. Choose wisely.

Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way.

Collect moments not things.

You don’t need more stuff, you need to make more memories.

You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy — Garth Brooks

Family, like branched on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.

The love in our family flows strong and deep, leaving us memories to treasure and keep.

Dine with a stranger but save your love for your family — Ethiopian proverb

Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport

We may not live as one, but our family will always be home.

A car trip can draw the family together.

If we experienced life through the eyes of a child, everything would be magical and extraordinary. Let our curiosity, adventure, and wonder of life never end.

— Akiane Kramarik

One way of bonding and getting to know each other is by asking questions about travel.
Check out these totally fun and interactive conversations starters and world trivia questions.


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

No road is long with good company.

Take vacations together, go to as many places as possible. You can always make money, you can’t always make memories.

Life was meant for great adventure, family and close friends.

Take that person and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel ALL around the world and go to places that are hard to get to and hard to get out of. And when you come back… and if you’re still in love with that person… get married at the airport — Bill Murray

A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you.

As with any journey, who you travel with is more important than the destination.

When traveling with someone, take large doses of patience and tolerance and your morning coffee — Helen Hayes

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life — Jack Kerouac

Take away all our possessions, and we are left with one structure held together by love – family.

No matter where we each stand, together we can look upon the same sun, the same moon, and the same sky, so we are forever one family.

You don’t have to go far from home with your kids. Spend some time with them because they see things in amazing new ways.

The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories

— Og Mandino

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

Travel is still the most intense mode of learning
— Kevin Kelly

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

Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled — Mohammed

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions — Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

And suddenly you realise your travels were more education than vacation.

A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by a mother who sees that the others get it — Marcelene Cox

Holidays with young kids isn’t about the holiday, it’s about making memories.

Summer vacations are a time when parents realise that teachers are grossly underpaid.

Family vacation time is sacred time and should be protected and respected.

Kids don’t remember their best day of television

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
— Angela Schwindt

Family vacations are my happy place.

Build traditions of family vacations and trips and outings. These memories will never be forgotten by your children — Ezra Benson


A family trip together is seen as a form of education and a way to attain broader life experiences that kids will carry with them through the rest of their years. Check out these related family sayings.

Best Family travel trip quotes

Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion

“What’s your favourite place?”
“I don’t have a favourite place, I have my favourite people. And, whenever I’m with my favourite people, it becomes by favourite place.”
— Nivaz Ahemad

We were together. I forget the rest – Walt Whitman

We may not have gone where we intended to go, but I think we have ended up where we intended to be.

Those that travel together, stay together.

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

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

On our own, we each make waves.
Together we form an ocean too vast and strong to be separated.
I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long.
If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.

Family unity begins with U – N – I.

Oh darling, let’s be family adventurers

“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, a parent.”

Like gum to a shoe, you’re stuck with me and I’m stuck with you.

If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far go together. African Proverb

Keeping a family together is like building a puzzle. It may be hard to gather all the pieces, but once gathered, they fit together seamlessly.

You can’t see air, but you need it to breathe and it is always there. Likewise, your family may not be in sight, but we need each other and will always be there.

A united family eats from the same plate — Baganda proverb

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way ― Leo Tolstoy

Family is in our hearts, bonded together for life, no matter where you rest your head.

A family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break — African proverb

Marriage bound us for a little while, but our children keep us together as a family for life.

A family is like a forest, when you are outside it is dense, when you are inside you see that each tree has its place — African Proverb

If I am in harmony with my family, that’s success — Ute proverb

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” 
— Erol Oza

“Don’t wait to retire, pack up your family and go on adventures.”

“Sometimes, the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to – it’s not for them.” — Joubert Botha

True families are always together in spirit.

“Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity and reminds us how much we all have in common.” — Deborah Lloyd

“Our children should be properly introduced to the world in which they live.” — Thomas Berry

“If we want our children to move mountains, we first have to let them get out of their chairs.” 
— Nicolette Sowder

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

“We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong.”

On the outside, it may look like we’ve fallen apart, but as a family, we always stay together in our hearts.


Check out these family getaway quotes on holidays with family

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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

My idea of dealing with stress is to book tickets for a family getaway.

Take only memories, leave only footprints

“What do parents owe their young that is more important than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth?” — Theodore Roszak

“Deciding not to travel with kids because they won’t remember is like not reading them books because they won’t remember the stories you read them”

“Travel is rich with learning opportunities, and the ultimate souvenir is a broader perspective.” — Rick Steves

Children have always travelled, and because they are young and bright and full of contradictions, they haven’t always restricted their travel to the possible. Children follow the foxes, and open the wardrobes, and peek beneath the bridge. Children climb the walls and fall down the wells and run the razor’s edge of possibility until sometimes, just sometimes, the possible surrenders and show them the way to go home.

— Seanan McGuire

“When all else fails, take a vacation.” — Betty Williams

Parent’s don’t really go on holidays. They just look after their kids in a different country for a while.

“Own only what you can always carry with you: Known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” — Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

“Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable.”

“Home is where you pitch your tent.”

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

“Time waits for no one. Take your family for adventures.”

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.”
Franklin P. Jones

“Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world, but themselves.”
— Stephen Moss

“A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature.” — Maria Montessori

Traveling is learning.

“When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” — Anna Quindlen

“Some roads aren’t meant to be travelled alone.” ― Chinese Proverb

“I honestly think the beach is the only place children actually entertain themselves.” — Donna McLavy

To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.

— Barbara Johnson

The best way to get a child outside is to go with them.

If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.” — Abigail Buren

You call it chaos. We call it a family vacation.

That’s about it for now. Over to you. 

What is your favourite family travels quote?
Do you also have a list? Let me know in the comments below.

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This heart of mine was made to travel the world,

 Rai o flight


Memories made together last a lifetime.

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