107 Vacation Quotes That Will Inspire You to Travel

Vacation is the time to escape your everyday life and do something different. It’s a chance to unwind and find some peace with yourself.

Sometimes taking a break from your daily routine can be the best way to refresh your mind, body, and spirit. You need time to recharge for anything new you want to start or explore.

A vacation can be between days or weeks and can be as short as an overnight stay at an inn or small hotel to as long as several months. A person who takes a vacation is called a “vacationer.”

When you’re on vacation, you must take care of yourself as much as possible so that when you return home, you are ready for anything life throws at you!

Here are 107 quotes to inspire you to travel more and explore the world

“Take vacations, and go as many places as you can. You can always make money, but you can’t always make memories.” — Unknown

“A wise man travels to discover himself.” — James Russell Lowell

“Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy!.” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

“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

“Taking a vacation can actually increase the likelihood of getting a raise or a promotion.” — Shawn Achor

“Travelling- It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” — Ibn Battuta

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

“The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” — Shirley MacLaine

“In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!”–Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” — Rumi

“It isn’t how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it’s how you spend the time.” — David Brenner

“As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.” — John Battelle

“To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love

“It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!”

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

“A one day holiday can at times be better than a one week vacation if you totally unplug for that one day!” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Travel not to find yourself but to remember who you’ve been all along.” — Anonymous

“Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.” — Gautam Singhania

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

“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” — Paulo Coelho

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

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

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

“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” — Ibn Battuta

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

“In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!.” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Travel expands the mind and fills the gaps.” — Sheda Savage

“One-week vacations are too short to prevent burnout; by the time you relax enough not to think about the office the week is almost up.” — Cecilia Mikalac

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

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

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

“For me, the best vacation is just relaxing on the couch!” – Scotty McCreery

“Make your vocation your vacation. That is the secret to success.” — Mark Twain

“No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” — Chuck Thompson

“Laughter is an instant vacation.” — Milton Berle

“Not every vacation is equal. And theory – the idea that vacations should increase happiness – doesn’t always translate to reality.” — Shawn Achor

“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

“I enjoy a good meal, a good vacation, or a good movie, much as anyone else would.” — Terence Tao

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

“Think about it; how do you feel when you are planning a vacation? You feel excited and happy. Your stress level is diminished, and this also affects your work in a positive way.” — John Morgan

“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

“There’s no vacation from being a parent.” — Chevy Chase

“The average vacation is one-tenth playing—nine-tenths paying.” —Arnold Glasow

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

“Vacations brighten a man. They tend to make his work more attractive to him and to make him more attractive to his work.” — Harry Van Demark

“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

“Adventure is worthwhile.” — Aesop

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

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

“It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” — Anonymous

“Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.” — Walter Annenberg

“My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer.” — Gary Allan

“Got my toes in the water, ass in the sand. Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand. Life is good today.” — Zac Brown Band, “Toes”

“The word is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” — St. Augustine

“On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.” — Christian Dior

“New York is like a vacation – no beach required.” — Seann William Scott

“Vacation must be more than a word if it is meant to provide a total change of scenery and mindset. While it is recognized that the ideal vacation varies from person to person, or family to family, a vacation should always provide the absence of stress and regeneration of the spirit.” — Byron Pulsifer

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

“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

“When in doubt, go on vacation.” — Unknown

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

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” — Anonymous

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

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

“I love my job only when I’m on vacation.” — Unknown

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

“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

“When I go on vacation, I leave my house in total order: bills paid, garbage out, no milk in the refrigerator, mail done, so that I can better negotiate what will await me.” — Judy Sheindlin

“Having someone cook all your meals is the best vacation ever!.” — Tamra Davis

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

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

“Extend your vacation whenever possible.” ― A.D. Posey

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

“Moderation in exercise, eating and amusement is the best guarantee of a beneficial vacation.” — Ollie Reeves

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

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

“Only the traveling is good which reveals to me the value of home and enables me to enjoy it better.” — Henry David Thoreau

“If you come home as happy as you leave, you have had a good vacation.” — Unknown

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

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

“No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.” — Jewish Proverb

“People don’t take trips; trips take people.” — John Steinbeck

“The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.” — Gautam Singhania

“I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times.” — Anthony Bourdain

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

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

“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

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

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

“My work is like my vacation, so in a way every day is like Saturday.” — Ludacris

“Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” — Matthew Karsten

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

― Mehmet Murat ildan

“I want to vacation so long, I forget all my passwords.” — Unknown

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

“Why go on vacation when work is so much more fun.” — Taylor Hawkins

“Sometimes I think I don’t need a vacation because I do what I like to do. I am very fortunate!.” — Enric Sala

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

“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” — Ernest Hemingway

“Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.” — Zig Ziglar

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

“I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.” — Anonymous

“Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE.” — Lea Mishell

“My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do.” — Nick Cannon

“Trips and vacations are so much more. These experiences show you what’s possible and challenge you to examine the paths you’ll take in the future.” — Blake Mycoskie

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