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25 Inspirational travel with friends quotes (you and your besties will love!)

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25 Inspirational travel with friends quotes

Travelling with friends is one of the greatest experiences you’ll ever have in your life!

Whether it’s taking a group road trip, backpacking with your bestie or just going on a girls’ weekend – taking some time out to go on an adventure with your best friends is the quickest way to level up the epicness of any travel experience!

So grab your mates and prepare to have your wanderlust flames ignited…

Here are 25 Inspirational travel with friends quotes (you and your besties will love!).


1) “There are no strangers in this world, only friends I haven’t met yet.” ― William Butler Yeats, Irish Poet and Writer

2) “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” ― Mark Twain, American Writer

3) “Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” ― Unknown

Two girls holding out their arms with peace signs travelling to the San Fransisco's Golden Gate Bridge

4) “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” ― Tim Cahill, American Travel Writer

5) “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” ― Maya Angelou, American Poet

6) “Everyone needs a friend that will call and say, ‘Get dressed, we are going on an adventure.’” ― Unknown

Two girl friends laughing riding in a shopping trolley goofing around

7) The more I travelled, the more I realised fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” ― Shirley MacLaine, American Actress, Singer, Author and Activist

8) “One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” ― Edith Wharton, American Novelist

9) “True friends never apart maybe in distance never in heart.” ― Helen Keller, American Author

Two girl friends walking away from the camera is a dusty field with a mountain in the background

10) “You can pack for every occasion, but a good friend will always be the best thing you could bring!” ― Unknown

11) “We are all travellers in the wilderness of the world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”  Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish Novelist, Essayist, Poet and Travel Writer

12) “Friendship isn’t about being inseparable…it’s being separated and knowing nothing will change.” ― Unknown

Three girl friends laughing in a sunflower field

13) “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” ― Ernest Hemingway, American Novelist and Journalist

14) “Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity, and reminds us how much we all have in common.” ― Deborah Lloyd, former Creative Director of Kate Spade New York

15) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go further, go together.” ― African proverb

Group of friends walking downhill towards a snowy mountain top in a row with a blue sky

16) “Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” ― Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian Novelist, Philosopher and Historian

17) “As with any journey, who you travel with is more important than the destination.” ― Cecily von Ziegesar, American Author

18) “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” ― Tehyi Hsieh, Chinese Educator, Writer and Diplomat

Two friends standing on an open road together with their arms around each other with their back to the camera

19) “Wherever it is you may be, it is your friends who make your world.” ― Chris Bradford, English Author and Martial Artist

20) “When you get lost in a really strange place, nothing is more comforting than finding your friend whom you trust and can show the way.” ― Toba Beta, Indonesian Writer and Poet

21) In life, it’s not where you go – it’s who you travel with.” ― Charles M. Schulz, American Cartoonist (Peanuts!)

Group of friends goofing around whilst hiking in the mountains

22) “A good friend listens to your adventures. Your best friend makes them with you.” ― Unknown

23) “What we find in a soul mate is not something wild to tame, but something wild to run with.” ― Robert Brault, American Author

Group of friends running into the sea from the beach

24) “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive.” ― Anais Nin, French-American Diarist, Essayist and Novelist

25) “There is a whole world out there. Pack your backpack, your best friend, and go.” ― Unknown

Two girl friends with their arms around each other looking over mountains at sunset in Brazil

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Which travel with friends quotes are your favourites? Comment below if I have missed any quotes that you love 😊

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Hi, I’m Mel! The adventure-seeking vegan travel blogger behind Footsteps on the Globe. On this blog you'll find my latest adventures, travel inspiration as well as tips and tricks on how to be vegan around the world. You don’t have to give up being vegan to follow your travel dreams and I’m here to show you how!