50 of the Best Vacation Quotes & Sayings

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The goal of a vacation is to relax and refresh your mind and body from the stresses of your daily life. With the global pandemic that’s happening right now, most people have to stay home and cancel they’re traveling plans.

We’ve scoured the web, and put together a collection of the best vacation quotes & sayings to push you to travel when the pandemic is over cause life is short and the world is wide. 

Here’s a collection of the best vacation quotes:


50 of the Best Vacation Quotes & Sayings

1. “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” — Sydney J. Harris

2. “Laughter is an instant vacation.” — Milton Berle

3. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

4. “Find what gives you joy and go there.” — Jan Phillips

5. “No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.” — Jewish Proverb

6. “Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” — Maya Angelou

7. “The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.” — Jack Adam Weber

8. “Vacations are a good thing. They give you a break from the routine and let your mind and body get refreshed while you supposedly spend some time doing some activities that you don’t normally get to do. Vacations are also a bad thing. Why? Because they end.” — Jim Clark

9. “The world is a book and those who don’t travel only read one page.” — Augustine of Hippo


10th of 50 Vacation Quotes

10. “If you have lost your clarity and purpose, a vacation is a great way to find it again.” — David Fuller


11. “A vacation helps to relieve stress and boredom, gives us a change of scenery, provides us with adventure, and helps to bring us closer to the people in our lives.” — E. S. Woods

12. “Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less, and vacation MORE!!” — Lea Mishell

13. “Vacation calories don’t count.” — Unknown

14. “Take vacations, go as many places as you can, you can always make money, you can’t awakes make memories.” — Unknown

15. “Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

16. “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

17. “Those that say you can’t take it with you never saw a car packed for a vacation trip.” — Unknown

18. “You can fall in love at first sight with a place as well as a person.” – Alec Waugh

19. “Take a vacation from your stressful thoughts by changing your thoughts.” — Debasish Mridha


20th of 50 Vacation Quotes

20. “It’s not a trip or a vacation. It’s a second life.” — Unknown


21. “In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

22. “An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.” — Jaime Kurtz

23. “It isn’t how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it’s how you spend the time.” — David Brenner

24. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

25. “No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” — Elbert Hubbard

26. “Take vacations, go as many places as you can. You can always make money, you can’t always make memories.” — Unknown

27. “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett

28. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” — Ernest Hemingway

29. “We travel, not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” — Unknown


30th of 50 Vacation Quotes

30. “A travel adventure has no substitute. It is the ultimate experience, your one big opportunity for flair.” — Rosalind Massow


31. “As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.” – John Battelle

32. “There is no way to happiness- happiness is the way.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

33. “One-week vacations are too short to prevent burnout; by the time you relax enough not to think about the office the week is almost up.” — Cecilia Mikalac

34. “It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” — Unknown

35. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller

36. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” — Matthew Karsten

37. “I want to vacation so long, I forget all my passwords.” — Unknown

38. “Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?” — Zig Ziglar

39. “Make your vocation your vacation. That is the secret to success.” — Mark Twain


40th of 50 Vacation Quotes

40. “Vacation is that time when you wish you had something to do while doing nothing.” — Frank Tyger


41. “A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” — Moslih Eddin Saadi

42. “The average vacation is one-tenth playing—nine-tenths paying.” — Arnold Glasow

43. “I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.” — Unknown

44. “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving.” — Lao Tzu

45. “A vacation should be just long enough for the boss to miss you, and not long enough for him to discover how well he can get along without you.” — Jacob Morton Braude

46. “A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” — Robert Orben

47. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

48. “The word is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” — St. Augustine

49. “Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” — Leo Tolstoy

50. “People should look for accessible vacation destinations the same way they look for any other vacation destination – based on their own personal tastes and preferences.” — Candy B Harrington



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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