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60 Best Camping Quotes For The Whole Family To Enjoy

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We are here with the best camping quotes collection including motivating, funny and cute camping quotes to inspire you to enjoy a camping trip with your friends and family.

Camping out in the woods, staying overnight in tents or other vehicles, and staring at the sky full of stars is one of the most favorite getaways for many families. It is a time to revitalize their family out with nature.

A camping trip, with a sleeping bag in tow, could be done in all seasons but summer and fall are considered to be the best. Many people love to go camping and live their entire lives by the motto of 'be wild live free'. Such campers follow camping rules and camping tips seriously. For many people, it also provides a beautiful escape from the noise and chaos of the city to replenish the family bond. Let’s take a look at some of the best camping quotes that will motivate the whole family to enjoy such an outing. If you enjoy our article on this topic, make sure to take a look at the collection of summer [Camping Quotes] and [Nature Quotes].

Best Camping & Travel Quotes

'Wander often, wonder always' has been a motto for many. Going camping with families helps in strengthening bonds, and creating new memories for everyone to cherish. Here are some of the best camping quotes and forest quotes for you and your family to act as travel inspiration.

1. “Without the intense touch of nature, you can never fully freshen yourself! Go for a camping and there both your weary mind and your exhausted body will rise like a morning sun!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan

2. “My wish is to stay always like this living quietly in a corner of nature.”

- Claude Money

3. “The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule.”

- Giorgio Agamben

4. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.”

- Walt Whitman

5. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.”

- Joseph Campbell

6. “Light a campfire and everyone’s a storyteller.”

- John Geddes

7. “The stars were better company anyway. They were very beautiful, and they almost never snored.”

- David Eddings

8. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule.”

- Giorgio Agamben

10. “The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.”

- Henry David Thoreau

Beautiful Camping Quotes

Friends camping and having food

They say, 'live love laugh camp'. Camping getaways are a great way to escape and connect with nature while creating some everlasting beautiful memories. Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful camping quotes and sayings.

11. “The outside is the only place we can truly be inside the world.”

- Daniel J. Rice

12. “But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: 'Home is home, be it never so homely.'”

- Henry David Thoreau

13. “Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a camper, which is kind of the same thing.”

- Patrick Wilde

14. “Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.”

- Charles Lindbergh

15. “In a cool solitude of trees, where leaves and birds a music spin, mind that was weary is at ease, new rhythms in the soul begin”

- William Kean Seymour

16. “When I have folded up this tent and laid the soiled thing by, I shall go forth ‘neath different stars, under an unknown sky.”

- Frederic L. Knowles

17. “The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed.”

- John Muir

18. “A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars.”

- Alan S. Kesselheim

19. “What could be smarter than going camping in a deserted forest in a global pandemic? However, even without such a pandemic, the smartest thing to do would be camping again!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan

Inspirational Camping Quotes

Rapid industrialization has caused a disconnect with nature which sure can be resolved through camping. We are here with a collection of some of the best inspirational camping quotes to tell you that an adventure is calling!

20. “You don’t have to say everything to be a light. Sometimes a fire built on a hill will bring interested people to your campfire.”

- Shannon L. Alder

21. “I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it.”

- Alexander Sattler

22. “I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.”

- E. B. White

23. “The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books.”

- Theodore Roosevelt

24. “We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the Earth as its other creatures do.”

- Barbara Ward

25. “The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.”

- Theodore Roosevelt

26. “Camping isn’t really a vacation, but it sure makes for good memories.”

- Julie Kieras

27. “Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.”

- George Carlin

28. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”

- Jo Walton

Best Quotes About Camping

Camping is for nature lovers that like to escape in woods, and places away from cities to experience nature at its best. Here is a collection of quotes about camping with friends to motivate you to go camping for your next adventure.

29. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”

- John Muir

30. “All camps are hard, that’s what they’re intended to be. They make you focus when you’re tired, when you don’t feel like doing things, and to see how long you can retain and pay attention.”

- Michael Strahan

31. “A perfect day would be to get into the car, drive out of Yosemite, and go camping.”

- Michael Steger

32. “Camping is something I’ve done all my life.”

- Stefanie Power

33. “Roses are red, mud is brown, the woods are better than any night on the town. "

- Earl Dibbles, Jr.

34. “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”

- Edward Abbey

35. “The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed… One can make a day of any size, and regulate the rising and setting of his own sun and the brightness of its shining.”

- John Muir

36. “I am a happy camper so I guess I’m doing something right. Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.”

- Henry David Thoreau

37. “Not just beautiful, though–the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.”

- Haruki Murakami

38. “To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.”

- Terry Tempest Williams

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

- St Augustine

40. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers. The mountain and the sea are excellent schoolmasters and teach us more than we can ever learn from books.”

- John Lubbock

Go Camping Quotes

Camping is an adventure - filled with fun-loving memories, lots of time to bond and gossip surrounded by woods and dark sky, all with a perfectly lit campfire. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous quotes about camping.

41. “The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.”

- Henry David Thoreau

42. “If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.”

- Bill Watterson

43. “The man who goes afoot, prepared to camp anywhere and in any weather, is the most independent fellow on earth.”

- Horace Kephart

44. “What a joy it is to feel the soft, springy earth under my feet once more, to follow grassy roads that lead to ferny brooks where I can bathe my fingers in a cataract of rippling notes, or to clamber over a stone wall into green fields that tumble and roll and climb into riotous gladness!”

- Helen Keller

45. “The rite of passage of learning to build a fire that will burn all night with one match is not an insignificant one in my husband's family, and I grew up camping and backpacking. I love to camp.”

- Sarah Wayne Callies

46. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.”

- John Muir

47. “The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit.”

- Joseph Wood Krutch

48. “Whatever form it takes, camping is earthy, soul-enriching and character building, and there can be few such satisfying moments as having your tent pitched and the smoke rising from your campfire as the golden sunsets on the horizon – even if it’s just for a fleeting moment before the rain spoils everything.”

- Pippa Middleton

49. “Far from the luxuries of home, camp life forces a slower, more thoughtful approach to living. Mornings are savored. Coffee is sipped rather than drained. Making meals is less a chore and more an event. An evening stroll replaces the nightly TV hypnosis. In short, for a few fleeting days, we are briefly, blissfully, beautifully human again.”

- Mark Kenyon

50. “I think camping is one of those things where if you’re forced into it as a child, you’ll probably hate it as an adult.”

- Jeremy Irvine

51. "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."

- Albert Einstein

Funny Camping Quotes

Camping is an enjoyable outdoor activity filled with adventure that every family must go on, once in a while. Let’s take a look at some funny camping quotes and camping sayings to amuse fellow campers.

52. “Camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home.”

- Yvonne Prinz

53. “How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire?"

- Christy Whitehead

54. “Is it funny that I’m taking my Louis Vuitton camping?"

- Jessica Simpson

55. “Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.”

- Dave Barry

56. “I've been camping and stuff, but if you left me in the woods I'd probably just curl up and cry until someone found me.”

- Norman Reedus

57. “In a well-ordered universe… camping would take place indoors.”

- Morgan Matson

58. “A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.”

- Raymond Duncan

59. “Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing every year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared.”

- Jack Handey

60. “It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.”

- Dave Barry

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Camping quotes then why not take a look at [sun quotes], or end of summer quotes.

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