Best Solo Travel Quotes
- Reflect how I feel about a place or a travel-related issue
- Add a new or interesting perspective to a discussion about a place or issue, even if I don`t agree with the author’s viewpoint.
- Make me laugh, cry, or smile.
- Perfectly capture a place, emotion, or issue.
I don’t include quotes about unknown places or travel experiences.
All my blog posts lead off with a quote relevant to the post’s subject. I frequently post quotes on my Facebook group: Long Term Traveling and Living Abroad Over 50.
In addition, I have added several previously unseen quotes I discovered while putting together this page.
I hope you enjoy these quotes as much as I enjoyed putting them together.
Let me know if you have any additional quotes to add to this page.
8 Life Lesson From Solo Travel Quotes
“I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone, because they reflect more.”
“Constant togetherness is fine – but only for Siamese twins.”
“All excellent and precious things are lonely.”
“Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.”
“Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.”
“Solo travel not only pushes you out of your comfort zone, it also pushes you out of the zone of others’ expectations.”
“I have traveled many roads in my life. Some were imbued with pain and I needed to avert my gaze. Others were so beautiful that I would have remained there forever. But always, at some point in these routes, I reached a place where I encountered myself.”
“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.”
7 Inspirational Solo Travel Quotes
“You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.”
Diane Von Furstenberg
“If you are waiting for someone to travel with you, you may end up waiting a lifetime.”
“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”
Henry David Thoreau
“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.”
“Some journeys can be only traveled alone.”
“If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.”
“Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!”
4 Meeting People While Traveling Quotes
“These are the advantages of travel, that one meets so many men whom one would never meet otherwise, and that one feeds as it were upon the complexity of mankind.”
“Most travel, and certainly the rewarding kind, involves depending on the kindness of strangers. Putting yourself into the hands of people you don’t know and trusting them with your life.”
“To be treated well in places where you don’t expect to be treated well, to find things in common with people you thought previously you had very, very little in common with, that can’t be a bad thing.”
“Traveling alone doesn’t always mean you’re alone. Most often, you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime.”