Inspirational Vacation Quotes for Your Next Trip

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Going on vacation is a time-honored tradition, a chance to get away from the stresses of daily life and relax in some sunny locale. But for many people, the idea of vacation is more stressful than the reality.

If you’re one of those people, don’t worry – you’re not alone. And you can overcome your anxiety by reading some inspiring quotes about vacations.

Quotes about vacations can help you remember why you wanted to go on vacation in the first place, and they can also motivate you to take action and make your trip happen.

So if you’re feeling anxious about your upcoming vacation, read on for a few words of wisdom from some famous travelers and writers.

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1.) “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”

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

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3.) “An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.”

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

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5.) “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.”

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6.) “We’re gonna grab a bite at the pizza stand. Write love letters in the sand. We’re on vacation and the world is ours.”

7.) “I haven’t been everywhere, but its on my list”

8.) “A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic.”

9.) “In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them.”

10.) “To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.”

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

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12.) “Vacation calories don’t count.”

13.) “Travel brings power and love back into your life.”

14.) “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.”

15.) “Take a vacation from your stressful thoughts by changing your thoughts.”

16.) ”Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

17.) “No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.”

18.) “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.”

19.) “Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.”

20.) “A vacation is a sunburn at premium prices.”

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21.) “On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me.”

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

23.) “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.”

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

25.) “A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”

26.) “Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE!!”

27.) “Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.”

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

29.) “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

30.) “Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy!”

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31.) “There’s no vacation from being a parent.”

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32.) “No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen.”

33.) “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.”

34.) “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller“

35.) “No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.”

36.) “Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?”

37.) “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

38.) “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

39.) “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.”

40.) “Just a reminder that I’m going on vacation and you’re not.”

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

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42.) “The sun and the sand and a drink in my hand with no bottom. And no shoes, no shirt, and no problems.”

43.) ”A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions”

44.) “The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.”

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

46.) “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

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47.) “Taking a vacation can actually increase the likelihood of getting a raise or a promotion.”

48.) “Travel: It gives you a home in a thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land“

49.) “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.”

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

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51.) “Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business.”

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52.) “I like to vegetate when on vacation given my busy schedule when I’m at work.”

53.) “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ”

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

55.) “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”

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

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57.) “I love my job only when I’m on vacation.”

58.) “A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are for.”

59.) “No one wants to die with vacation time on the books.”

60.) “I need a six month vacation, twice a year.”

Final thoughts

Whether you’re just starting to plan your vacation or are already on the road, we hope these vacation quotes will give you a little bit of inspiration and help make your trip even more amazing. We’d love to hear about your favorite travel memories—share them with us in the comments below! And don’t forget to check out our other posts for more tips on how to have an incredible vacation.


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