Family Travel Quotes: 50 family vacation quotes for Instagram


Before social media, I would spend ages searching for inspirational quotes and sayings about travel. I would print them out and stick in my scrapbook with my photos. Now, in the age of Instagram, I’m always in search of new, short quotes for Instagram to go with my travel pictures on @passportstampsuk. I have always loved to travel but having a family and getting to show my children the world has been the most wonderful experience. Now, my favourite captions are family travel quotes and family vacation quotes about traveling with kids.

Check out some of our family travel experiences, including Italy, Morocco, Florida, Jamaica and Oregon (posts open in a new page).

50 Family Travel Quotes for family Instagram captions

I have put together 50 of my favourite family travel quotes and family Instagram captions, so you can use them as inspiration for your family travel albums. From emotional to funny, family trip quotes, inspirational family vacation quotes, a little bit of Disney, plus the wise words of famous adventurers and authors, choose from the best family captions to use for your albums.

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Travel with family quotes for Instagram (Images:

1. ‘Oh the places you’ll go’. Dr. Seuss

2. ‘Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places’. Roald Dahl (The Minpins)

3. ‘Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures’. Lewis Carroll

4. ‘The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories’. Og Mandino

5. ‘I would like to travel the world with you twice. Once to see the world. Twice, to see the way you see the world’. Anon.

6. ‘Not all classrooms have four walls’. Proverb.

7. ‘You will always be my greatest adventure’. Ellie (Disney’s Up)

8. ‘Well, maybe it started that way. As a dream, but doesn’t everything? Those buildings. These lights. This whole city. Somebody had to dream about it first. And maybe that is what I did. I dreamed about coming here, but then I did it’. Roald Dahl (James and the Giant Peach)

9. ‘Life is short and the world is wide. The sooner you start exploring it, the better’. Simon Raven

10. ‘Remember the small things, because one day you will look back and realise they were big things’ Kurt Vonnegut

‘Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures’

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Plane-spotting in Oregon (Photo: Helen Wright)

11. ‘Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best’ Bob Talbert.

12. ‘Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life’. Dolly Parton

13. ‘Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures’. Lovelle Drachman

14. ‘Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion’. Leigh Hunt

15. ‘There are no perfect parents and there are no perfect children, but there are plenty of perfect moments along the way’. Dave Willis

16. ‘You don’t need perfection to have a perfect day’ Shane Filan

17. ‘And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling’. Shanti

18. ‘The best education you will ever get is traveling’. Mark Patterson

19. ‘Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddam mountain’. Jack Kerouac

20. ‘You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think’. AA Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh)

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A sense of adventure is a wonderful thing

21. ‘I could sit and watch you all day. Sometimes I do’. Stuart Heritage

22. ‘To travel is to live’. Hans Christian Anderson

23. ‘And so, for a time it looked as if all the adventures were coming to an end; but that was not to be’. C.S. Lewis (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)

24. ‘Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow’. Anita Desai

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Happiest in the pool (Image: Helen Wright)

25. ‘It’s not what we have in life that is important, but who we have in life that matters’. J.M. Laurence

26. ‘Not all those who wander are lost’. J.R.R. Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)

27. ‘Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport’. Saber Ben Hassen

28. ‘Let me love you a little more, before you’re not little anymore’. Unknown

29. ‘I want adventure in the great wide somewhere. I want it more than I can tell’. Belle (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast)

30. ‘One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things’. Henry Miller

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Into the unknown (Image: Helen Wright)

31. ‘Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination’. Roy M. Goodman

32. ‘With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding’. Sandra Lake

33. ‘One small step for man, one big step for mankind’ Neil Armstong

34. ‘In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with’. Charles Schultz

35. ‘We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us’. Proverb

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

37. ‘A happy family is but an earlier heaven’. George Bernard Shaw

38. ‘Here’s to all the places we went, and here’s to all the places we’ll go. And here’s to me, whispering again and again and again: I love you’. John Green

39. ‘Life is not meant to be in one place’. Unknown

40. ‘Ohana means family and family means nobody gets left behind’. Stitch (Disney’s Lilo and Stitch)

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A walk around our neighbourhood (Image: Helen Wright)

41. ‘You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose’. Dr. Suess. (Oh, the places you’ll go)

42. ‘Wherever you go, go with all your heart’. Confucius

43. ‘Always say yes to new adventures’. Unknown

44. ‘Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest’. Freya Stark

45. ‘Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footsteps on the moon’. Paul Brandt

46. ‘To Infinity and beyond!’ Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story)

47. ‘I know you’ll be kind… and clever… and bold. And the bigger your heart, the more it will hold’. Emily Winfield Martin (The wonderful things you’ll be)

48. ‘If this child has a fraction of your smile or a fragment of you mind, that would be enough’. Lin Manuel Miranda. (Hamilton)

49. ‘Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show’. Unknown

50. ‘Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all’. Helen Keller

And of course…

51. “There’s no place like home’. L. Frank Baum. (The Wizard of Oz)

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