A COLLECTION OF AWESOME TRAVELING ALONE QUOTES

A COLLECTION OF AWESOME TRAVELING ALONE QUOTES

Thinking of traveling solo? Whether this is your first solo travel trip or you’re seasoned,  reading quotes can be uplighting.  I have compiled a list of some pretty awesome traveling alone quotes to kindle the wanderlust for your solo travel adventure. 

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Traveling Alone Quotes To Inspire Solo Travel

Women Traveling Alone Quotes

“She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Delia

“She wasn’t where she had been. She wasn’t where she was going, but she was on her way.” – Jodi Hills

Shadow of a woman during golden hour with a traveling alone quote that says “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Delia

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein

“Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling.”Roman Payne

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou

“Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back.” – Edna Gardner Whyte

“When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

Woman looking out at the mountains AND A QUUOTE that says “As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.” – Virginia Woolf

“As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.” – Virginia Woolf

“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” – Mae West

“Looking in the mirror, I saw a joyful face. And this happy girl was just about to go on a trip, with a one way ticket in her bag. Life was a never ending journey.” – Nico J. Genes

“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”-Amelia Earhart

Inspirational Quotes About Traveling Alone

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro

quote that says “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark.

“Anything we fully do is an alone journey.” — Natalie Goldberg

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

 “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

“You have to get lost before you can be found” – Jeff Rasley

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

“Live your life by a compass, not a clock”-Erica Jon

Picture of a compass with the traveling alone quote “Live your life by a compass, not a clock”-Erica Jon

“If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Angelina Jolie

“A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.” – Isabelle Eberhardt

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” – Mandy Hale

“Sometimes the journey has to be traveled alone in order to appreciate the strengths that lie deep inside of you.” – Steven Aitchison

“Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time.” — Hannah Arendt

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

“This life is an enduring and complex journey, but finally I have reached the point in my story where I am appreciative of where I’ve been, proud of where I am, and excited about where I have yet to go.” – Becca Lee

“Travel…the best way to be lost and found at the same time.”– Brenna Smith

Traveling alone quote that says "travel...the best way to be lost and found at the same time."

“Life is a journey with big rocks to climb, little ones to trip over, and milestones to mark where we have been.” – David Cuschieri

“I travel because it make me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how my I still need to see.”– Carew Papritz.

“The world make way for the man who knows where he is going.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“To say yes to life is at one and the same thing to say yes to oneself.”– Dag Hammarskjold.

“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

“Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer to where you belong.” – Ron Franscell

“You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane Von Furstenber 

Picture of a phone, compass, passport, and hat with a quote that says “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane Von Furstenber

“As you move outside of your comfort zone, what once was the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.” – Robin S. Sharma

“It is in all of us to defy expectations, to go into the world and to be brave, and to want, to need, to hunger for adventures. To embrace the chance and risk so that we may breathe and know what it is to be free.”- Mae Chevrette

“You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.”-Ella Maillart

Road Trip Alone Quotes

“Never underestimate the therapeutic power of driving and listening to very loud music.” — Unknown

Lady outside of a car window with a  quote that says “Never underestimate the therapeutic power of driving and listening to very loud music.” — Unknown

“I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.” – Walt Whitman

Road trips required a couple of things: a well-balanced diet of caffeine, salt and sugar and an excellent selection of tunes—oh, and directions – Jenn McKinlay

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”- Lewis Carroll

 “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” -Babs Hoffman

“God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.” -Isak Dinesen

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” -Robert Frost

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the roots, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief, and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!”- Bob Marley 

Picture of an empty road with the quote “Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” – Angela N. Blount

Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” – Angela N. Blount

“I love being on the road. I love that lifestyle, traveling city to city, rocking out and moving on to the next place.” – Caleb Johnson

 “If you’re on a road trip, you need driving music.” – Edgar Wright

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost “– Erol Ozan

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.”– Douglas Adam

“I’m on the road constantly. I’m a nomad. I don’t really have a home right now. I don’t identify with one place in particular.” – Daya

Quotes About Traveling Alone

“You never really travel alone. The world is full of friends waiting to get to know you!”- Unknown

quote that says “You never really travel alone. The world is full of friends waiting to get to know you!”- Unknown

“Go solo, go far.” –Unknown

“Travel far enough to meet yourself!-Unknown

“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.”-Lisa St. Aubin De Teran

“Traveling solo does not always mean you’re alone. Most often, you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime.” -Jacqueline Boone

“Traveling solo means getting to know the real you!”- Unknown

“Some journeys can be only traveled alone.” –Kein Poirot

“When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.” – Liberty Hyde Bailey

 “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.”- Maxwell Maltz

“I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone.”-Daphne du Maurier

“Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time.”-Hannah Arendt

“Travel far enough to meet yourself!”-Unknown

“When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted by himself.”-Liberty Hyde Bailey

quote that says "“Travel far enough to meet yourself!”-Unknown

“Not I, nor anyone else, can travel that road for you. You must travel it for yourself.”-Walt Whitman

“Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!”-Unknown

“I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone, because they reflect more.”-Thomas Jefferson

“Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.”-John Mayer

“As you travel solo, being totally responsible for yourself, it’s inevitable that you will discover just how capable you are!” – Unknown

“It’s a long ride home with nothing but me for company. I bore myself sometimes. Not often. Just now and again.” – A.J. Hartley & David Hewson

“Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating life changing experience of your life. Try it at least once”.- Unknown

Lady staring at the city from a mountain with a quote “Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating life changing experience of your life. Try it at least once”.- Unknown

 ‘When you’re traveling with someone else, you share each discovery, but when you are alone, you have to carry each experience with you like a secret, something you have to write on your heart, because there’s no other way to preserve it.” – Shauna Niequist

“I learned my strengths and my weaknesses. I experienced the exhilaration of the ups and the despairs of the lows and most of the feelings in between… I learned courage and I learned it myself” – Ann Stirk

“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.”- Lisa St. Aubin De Teran

That’s A Wrap On Solo Travel Quotes

Even though traveling with friends can be entertaining, traveling solo is one liberating experience. My first solo travel trip has honestly been the most memorable out of all my explorations. I learned  that I am capable of more than I thought I could ever do. Being alone gave me a nudge out of my timid comfort zone and made me one confident traveler. 

I hope these traveling alone quotes sparked your enthusiasm for your solo travel adventure. Are there any traveling alone quotes that inspire you? 

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24 Comments

  1. I think my favourite one has to be ‘travel to be lost and found at the same time’. What a beautiful idea for a post, really enjoyed reading it. Solo travel can be so scary when you haven’t done it before, but I agree it’s one of my most memorable travel trips too!!

    1. You’re so right Rachel. Traveling solo can be scary for the first time. But when you do it, it is a feeling no one can describe. Thanks for reading.

  2. Oh my gosh I love these. I feel inspired just reading them. I travel solo often and feel super empowered by creating my own schedule and doing what I want, and this captures all of that

  3. I love to read different travel quotes for inspiration, and you’ve put a lot here that I haven’t read before so thank you!

  4. Thank you for compiling these quotes and keeping me inspired! It’s been so long since i get to travel. Hopefully we can all go back soon.

  5. I really enjoyed this! So many great quotes that truly resonate and inspire!

  6. Love travel quotes, they are so inspirational
    Thank you for putting this post together!

  7. What an amazing list of quotes. I am always looking for posts like these! Thank you for sharing 🙂 Keep on inspiring!

  8. I love these! I am always looking for some good travel quotes for Insta captions or really just to get inspired. Thanks for compiling so many great ones.

  9. These quotes are amazing! I’d never heard of most of them and I’ll def be referring to this for future insta posts. It’s always so hard to find good solo female travel quotes. My fave is the one by Roman Payne!

  10. I need to take the advice of this quote: “Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating life changing experience of your life. Try it at least once”.- Unknown
    I have yet to travel alone but I think I would like it!

    1. Francesca it is scary at first, but one liberating experience. Since I have gone on many adventures alone. I hope you get to do a solo trip soon. Thanks for reading girl!

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