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Beautiful Vacation Quotes

There is nothing quite like some good vacation quotes to have you thinking about your next trip.

Vacation is a break from routine work life and a chance to refresh your mind. It allows you to spend some time with your friends and family in an exciting new place.

If you love traveling but don’t get the opportunity to do it very often, these vacation quotes will give you all the inspiration you need to take that much-needed trip.

Whether you’re planning an upcoming vacation or simply reminiscing on past travels, add these awesome vacation quotes to your next photo upload to make it even more memorable.

Vacation Short Quotes

1.) It is better to travel well than to arrive.

2.) To travel is to live.
Hans Christian Anderson

3.) No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.
Jewish Proverb

4.) Extend your vacation whenever possible.
A.D. Posey

5.) Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.
Gautam Singhania

6.) Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul.
Jaime Lyn Beatty

7.) Here’s to a vacation of no regrets!
Joan Rylen

8.) Travel brings power and love back into your life.

9.) Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle

10.) A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.
Lao Tzu

Best vacation quotes.

Funny Vacation Quotes

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

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

A vacation is a sunburn at premium prices.
Hal Chadwick

After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself as to see all the other fellows busy working.
Kenneth Grahame

One of the biggest challenges about going on vacation is planning the trip.
Paul Brodie

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

Nothing last forever, except the day before you start your vacation.
Gayland Anderson

I would like to spend my whole life traveling if I could borrow another life to spend at home.
William Hazlitt

In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children.
Robert Benchley

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

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

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

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Inspirational Travel Quotes

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.
Saint Augustine

It is a good thing for everyone who can possibly do so to get away at least once a year for a change of scene.
Franklin Roosevelt

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

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

The vacation we often need is freedom from our own minds.
Jack Adam Weber

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

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

Notable Quotations on Travel

Stop dreaming about your bucket list and start living it!
Annette White

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

When I was on a two-week vacation, I noticed something. The vacation lasted a good long time, then suddenly it was over. Life is like that also.
Fr. Cedric Pisegna CP

Freedom. Only those deprived of it know what it really is.
Timothy Cavendish

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Jawaharial Nehru

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

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

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, and sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal.
Paulo Coelho

Best Vacation Quotes

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

Relaxing brings weakness when done by a muscle but brings strength when done by a person.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Don’t feel guilty about vacationing. What are you truly living and working for anyways? Death is all too real.
Richie Norton

Do not wait until you are dying to go on vacation. I think if I had to give you one piece of advice, that would be it. We put things off. We do not mean to, but we do. (And) We carry around the assumption that there is plenty of time to do whatever needs to be done.
Marty Cauley

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Douglas Adams

The longing to get away from it all never was so great as in our present time of tension and trouble. We want something to lift us out of the mess into which much of life seems to have fallen.
Glenn Stewart

Travel: It gives you a home in a thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land.
Ibn Battuta

Famous Vacation Insights

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

When all else fails, take a vacation.
Betty Williams

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.
Benjamin Disraeli

All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Good Vacation Quotes

A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are for.
William Shedd

People should look for accessible vacation destinations the same way they look for any other vacation destination – based on their own personal tastes and preferences.
Candy B Harrington

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

I have never believed that vacations are luxuries. They are our necessities–just like shelter, clothes, and food, they make us feel like humans and not like animals that care only for survival.
Alexander Babinets

Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television while wearing your own pajamas is sometimes the best part of a vacation.
Laura Marano

The thing I love most about going on vacation is that I get to leave behind any kind of schedule. My entire life is scheduled from morning to night, and when I’m on vacation, there is no schedule.
Kelly Clarkson

Vacation Time

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

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

No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet.
Patrick Rothfuss

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

Family Vacation Quotes

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

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the way in which you yourself have altered.
Nelson Mandela

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

In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!
Mehmet Murat ildan

When it comes to the summer months, most people start to think about where they will be going on vacation.

This is the time of year when most individuals take time off of work because the kids are out of school. It is the perfect time for everyone to spend time together and to regroup from the stress that is often experienced with everyday life.
Cindy Crawford

People don’t take trips; trips take people.
John Steinbeck

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

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

The journey itself is my home.
Matsuo Basho

Summer Vacation Captions

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

Life is better in flip-flops.

No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen.
Chelsea Cain

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

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
Sam Keen

There can’t possibly be anything more beautiful than Seaside Beach at sunset.
Bryn McCarren

Don’t worry. Beach happy.

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

Awesome Vacation Quotes

On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me.
Will Wright

To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.
Charles Horton Cooley

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

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.
Leo Tolstoy

If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook, learn from them – where you go.
Anthony Bourdain

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

Take Me With You

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

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

Once the travel bug bites, there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.
Michael Palin

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

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

Holiday Vacation Quotes

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

131.) Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.
William James

132.) 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

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

134.) Holiday: A period of activity so intense that it can only be undertaken three or four weeks in the year.
Mehmet Murat ildan

135.) The only time that love takes a holiday is when we go on vacation together.
Anthony T.Hincks

136.) If I’m going on vacation, I just work ahead.
Mort Walker

137.) Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated-positive energy!
Mehmet Murat ildan

After putting together this collection of quotations, I feel like I need a vacation—peace out.

By Emily Dunn

Emily writes from her home office in St. Paul, Minnesota.


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