60 Family Travel Quotes

Mehak Sharma
Mar 14, 2023 By Mehak Sharma
Originally Published on Mar 14, 2023
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Family Travel Quote by Kevin Heath

Why family travel quotes?

According to research, family trip improves family communication, strengthens lifelong family bonds, and increases a sense of well-being in both adults and children.

Family travel also gives us an opportunity to make our loved ones feel valued and create happy memories (the greatest gifts we can give them). If you could peep into the hearts of your little angels, you would find how much they love spending time with you.

Family travel helps us compensate for the quality time we could not spend with our loved ones while we were preoccupied with other things.

Besides, it teaches us (especially kids) how to make adjustments, and other important life lessons, such as the value of money and shouldering responsibilities. If you aspire to introduce your little one to the importance of a family getaway, reading family travel quotes together is perfect.

Besides you can also use family trip quotes while telling your little one stories about your childhood family travel memories.

What Parents Should Know

  • Travel doesn't necessarily mean going far away.
  • Travel with kids and family to a new city nearby for some days is also a family trip.
  • Along with the fun aspect of a family trip, kids should also be introduced to the safety practices they should follow while traveling.

What To Discuss With Kids

  • What makes family travel worth it?
  • How does family travel reform one's personality?
  • How traveling makes family time more fun, fascinating, and exciting?

Memorable Family Travel Quotes

Here are some memorable family travel quotes to leave an indelible imprint on your memory banks.

"We have such as brief opportunity to pass on to our children our love for this Earth, and to tell our stories. These are the moments when the world is made whole. In my children's memories, the adventures we've had together in nature will always exist."

- Richard Louv.

"In the end, kids won't remember the fancy toy you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them."

- Kevin Heath.

"Build traditions of family vacations and trips and outings. These memories will never be forgotten by your children."

- Ezra Taft Benson.

"When you travel with children you are giving something that can never be taken away: Experience, exposure, and a way of life."

- Pamela Chandler.

"Growing up, I remember taking trips with my family to Kentucky Lake and visiting Lake Cumberland, and camping with friends at Red River Gorge."

- Andy Beshear.

"The Hamptons remind me of my childhood vacations. I love the beach, restaurants, and produce found on the East End."

- Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

"Let children walk with nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life."

-John Muir.

"We did a lot of road trips, all the mandatory stuff that you should when you're a kid, like Mount Rushmore and the Grand Canyon and the Sequoias and the western coast."

- Vicki Lawrence.

Short Family Travel Quotes

Some short family trip quotes to motivate your family to plan a family getaway.

"Sometimes you never know the value of a moment until it becomes memory."

- Dr. Seuss.

"When I'm on family road trips, there is always Ranchera playing."

- Becky G.

"Having kids is a reason to travel. Never a reason to stop."

- Anon.

"The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories."

- Og Mandino.

"Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion."

- Leigh Hunt.

"After a Paralympic Games, I usually take a few months off to enjoy life or go on a family vacation."

- Jessica Long.

"I don't know about you, but I love going on trips - especially with my family."

- Becky G.

Exciting Family Travel Quotes

Travel teaches kids about the natural world, importance of good company, and the culture of different places. Hence, travel with kids should be made a priority.

"And that's the wonderful thing about family travel: it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind."

- Dave Barry.

"I like being able to, you know, pack up and leave the country and hop on a plane and go wherever I want and stay wherever and bring my friends and bring my family on vacation. That's amazing."

- Chelsea Handler.

"My father loved to take us on historical vacations, and you should have seen the stares we received in East Berlin."

- Marcus Samuelsson.

"I like to celebrate my life. I have a life that I'm really lucky to have, and so I want to make sure every minute counts and that I go on great vacations and I share my memories with people that I love and that will make me laugh and lalalalalala.'

- Chelsea Handler.

"That's why I love family road trips, dude. It is like doing something without actually doing anything."

- John Green.

"I think it's best to sit down and talk about what every family member wants out of the vacation so that everyone is really happy at the end of the day. If you can find a place that covers everyone's needs, and it's all under one roof, that's even better."

- Candace Cameron Bure.

"My family did a lot of road trips across these continental United States when I was a kid. Twenty or so of us would caravan in four or five vehicles and hit every corner of the connected 48."

- Sterling K. Brown.

"The biggest piece is my family... From watching films like The Godfather on our dining room wall, to having a great relationship with my sibling. Or going on weekend trips with our cousins to the beach and eating all day... it's been a crazy childhood; a 'bohemian one'." - Zoya Akhtar.

"Fortunately for me, my mother loved travel. Our first non-beach family trip abroad - to England, France, and Switzerland - came when I was 11, and thereafter we often tagged along on my father's European business trips."

- Andrew Solomon.

"Between planning family vacations and running away for novel-writing retreats, I've spent much of my adult life questing for the perfect beach escape, renting cottages all along the Florida Gulf and up and down the Atlantic Coast - as far north as Nags Head, as far South as Key West."

- Mary Kay Andrews.

"My dad listened to a lot of James Taylor when I was growing up. We had a couple of his cassettes in the car, and we'd go on a lot of long family car trips. It was either strange musicals of James Taylor - or Whitney Houston. It was quite the combination there."

- Jessie Mueller.

"I grew up going on vacations with my family to New York every summer, and it's something that I always looked forward to. They'd take me to theater and shows and interesting restaurants, so I was genuinely really excited to move there."

- Justin Peck.

"I've known Hillary, and her husband Bill, for more than half of my life. I remember her playing mermaid in the pool with our youngest daughter Sally for hours on family vacations."

- Terry McAuliffe.

"We live life in restaurants, its the center of social life, where we celebrate with family and friends, make new friends, travel without traveling, and of course, eat."

- Philip Rosenthal.

"If I don't need the money, I don't work. I'm going to spend time with my family and friends, I'm going to travel and read and listen to music and try to learn a little bit more about how to be a human being, as opposed to learning how to be somebody else."

- James Spader.

"Back in Oklahoma, we always spent our vacations fishing. The kids slept in the cars while the grownups slept on the riverbanks."

- Anita Bryant.

"Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives."

- Thomas Berry.

"The earlier and the more often children are exposed to nature, the happier, healthier, and brighter they become."

- Unknown*

"Don't wait to retire, pack up your family and go on adventures."

- Unknown*

"Parents don't go on holidays. They just look after their kids in a different country for a while."

- Unknown*

"Deciding not to travel with kids because they won't remember, is like not reading them books because they won't remember the stories you read them."

- Unknown*

"I've always traveled, as a kid my parents moved me around, a different place in Germany every four years. But I got the travel bug when I was a kid, living in different countries."

- Dominic Monaghan.

"A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting new places."

- Tom Lichtenheld.

"My own experience with trains dates to long-ago childhood trips with my family in Mississippi to see my grandmother off at the station in Jackson, bound from Memphis."

- Alan Huffman.

"May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home."

- Trenton Lee Stewart.

"On family trips and vacations, I remember walking around with my little sister and making funny songs on the spot."

- Vic Mensa.

"My ideal travel companions are my family."

- Pharrell Williams.

"I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home."

- Robert Orben.

Heartwarming Family Travel Quotes

Family trip creates precious memories: the greatest gifts we can give our kids. Here are some family trip quotes that highlight the same.

"My favorite childhood memory is my parents paying for my holidays."

- Unknown*

"I don't seem to take vacations, but I must say, a jaunt into Central Park can be mighty transporting. My boy and I can spend hours in the Ramble scaling rocks and sword fighting with sticks. I often forget I'm in Manhattan when I'm in there."

- Spencer Kayden.

"My brother and I grew up in a setting in the woods very much like 'The Witch' in southern New Hampshire, and then we would drive up North to Maine to settings like 'The Lighthouse' for vacations."

- Robert Eggers.

"I try to lead a pretty active lifestyle. My biggest hobby is traveling with my family. I love to try to new places and try crazy things. I'm a bit of a daredevil, so I have done things like zip lining, parasailing, scuba diving, and reverse bungee jumping!"

- Caroline Sunshine.

"At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, a parent."

- Barbara Bush.

"Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world, but themselves."

- Stephen Moss.

"If a child has to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in."

- Rachel Carson.

"Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah, driving the primitive roads and cars of that day, were real adventures."

- Paul D. Boyer.

"There are no perfect parents, and there are no perfect children, but there are plenty of perfect moments along the way."

- Dave Willis.

"You'll never look back in your life and think, I spent too much time with my kids."

- Kimberly McLeod.

"We have traveled with our kids since they were babies. We've had some crazy times, obviously, with the kids. My husband and I both work, and they just really look forward to our vacation and our time to be together to reconnect."

- Busy Phillips.

"Sometimes it just means flying from Bogota to New York via Amsterdam to have a day with your kids. When we spend time with them, I think we do our utmost best to be with them - on vacations or during weekends or even at breakfast in the morning."

- Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.

"When my wife was six years old, her father was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer and was given a 10% chance to live. He wanted to travel the world with his family while he could, so on these trips she got to see her father be excited to be with the family."

- Chris Pronger.

"I am always exhausted; I am always trying to find more time to be with my family, which is why they travel with me so much."

- John Tesh.

"We all started snowboarding in the beginning as a family just to be closer together, go on trips. It was our soccer, but instead of Dad yelling at me from the sideline he is there riding with me and hitting the jumps even before I am hitting them."

- Shaun White.

"Life is short, tomorrow's not promised, so to be there with my kids, and do things with them, and go on family vacations - this is more valuable than anything."

- Jadakiss.

"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.

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Bachelor of Engineering specializing in Mechanics

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With a Mechanical Engineering Degree from PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur, Mehak has proven herself as a versatile writer with a particular passion for education. She has amassed extensive experience in crafting education-related blogs for a variety of companies, demonstrating her ability to create content that is both engaging and informative. Beyond her professional endeavors, Mehak also dedicates her time to volunteering, reflecting her commitment to community service. Further showcasing her creative side, she is an award-winning playwright with a deep love for theater.

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A skilled writer and content creator with a postgraduate degree in English literature from the University of Calicut, Shadiya has also completed a Master of Arts in World Literature from Widya Dharma University and studied English Language and Literature at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. With her educational background and four years of experience in content writing, Shadiya has developed excellent research, communication, and writing skills, which she brings to her work every day. Her passion for language extends beyond her professional work, as she enjoys studying Arabic and Spanish in her free time.

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