If you are looking for the most comprehensive list of solo travel quotes for Instagram then you are in the right place! I have put together over 99 solo travel quotes, from inspirational captions, to short solo trip captions, to help you find the perfect quote for your photos.
No two trips are ever the same and each travel photo deserves its own special quote. Whether it is solo female travel quotes, quotes about traveling alone, an epic adventure by yourself or a smiling solo selfie you want a caption for, you will find plenty of ideas and the perfect fit for your message!
Solo Travel Quotes
Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.
She remembered who she was and the game changed. – Lalah Delia
People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.
Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it. Doing what you’re afraid of, getting out of your comfort zone, taking risks like that — that’s what life is. You might be really good.
You have exactly one life in which to do everything you’ll ever do. Act accordingly.
Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it yourself.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time. – Steven Wright
Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. – by Robin S. Sharma
It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. – JRR Tolkien
Half the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness. – Ray Bradbury
The more I traveled, the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. – Shirley MacLaine
Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures. – Lovelle Drachman
There are better things ahead than any we leave behind – C.S. Lewis
Courage is not the absence of fear, it’s inspiring others to move beyond it. – Nelson Mandela
To travel with worth any cost or sacrifice – Elizabeth Gilbert
More Quotes about Traveling Alone
Looking in the mirror, I saw a joyful face. And this happy girl was just about to go on a trip, with a one way ticket in her bag. Life was a never-ending journey. – Nico J. Gene
Some journeys can be only traveled alone! – Ken Poirot
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand
The best trip is the journey you take in finding yourself. – Angela Vallely
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. – Albert Einstein
This is the journey of your life. Don’t try to explain it to others, because only you can see it. – Nitin Namdeo
Life is a journey with big rocks to climb, little ones to trip over, and milestones to mark where we have been.– David Cuschieri
Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you. – David McCullough Jr.
Looking for more general travel captions? Read this post on travel captions for more inspiration.
Short Solo Travel Captions
Go solo, go far!
Table for one, Food for two please!
Travel is an investment in yourself
Dare to live the life you always wanted
Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.
Don’t call it a dream…call it a plan.
Live your life by a compass, not a clock
Traveling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like breathing.
A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and unchartered places
Just because my path is different, doesn’t mean I’m lost.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Travel far enough to meet yourself
Some journeys can only be traveled alone
If you never go, you will never know.
Inspiring Travel Alone Quotes
If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is. – Angelina Jolie
There are better things ahead than any we leave behind – C.S. Lewis
A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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
I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone because they reflect more. – Thomas Jefferson
I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth. Then I ask myself the same question. – Harun Yahya
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller
If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you are always in the same place.
As you travel solo, being totally responsible for yourself, it’s inevitable that you will discover just how capable you are!
Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship. – Mary Louise Alcott
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. – Freya Stark
I learned my strengths and my weaknesses. I experienced the exhilaration of the ups and the despairs of the lows and most of the feelings in between… I learned courage and I learned it myself. – Ann Stirk
Solo travel not only pushes you out of your comfort zone, but it also pushes you out of the zone of others’ expectations.- Suzy Strutner
When you’re traveling with someone else, you share each discovery, but when you are alone, you have to carry each experience with you like a secret, something you have to write on your heart, because there’s no other way to preserve it. – Shauna Niequist
Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you. – Caroline Myss
You never really travel alone, the world is full of friends waiting to get to know you.
I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it. – Cheryl Strayed
When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier. – Diane Von Furstenberg
You don’t need magic to disappear, all you need is a destination
If you are waiting for someone to travel with you, you may end up waiting a lifetime.
I am never happier than when I am alone in a foreign city; it is as if I had become invisible. – Storm Jameson
The inner journey of travel is intensified by solitude.” – Paul Theroux
Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once.
Only those who do not climb mountains ask why people climb them. For those who climb, the answer is both obvious and impossible to explain. The everyday concerns of livelihood, social standing, overdue bills, and futureless romance all fall away before the vast and overwhelming absolute of the mountain. – Paul Watkins
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Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time. – Hannah Arendt
I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. – Mary Anne Radmacher
Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it. — John Mayer
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready. – Henry David Thoreau
There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey. – Mandy Hale
If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. – Maxwell Maltz
I have traveled many roads in my life. Some were imbued with pain and I needed to avert my gaze. Others were so beautiful that I would have remained there forever. But always, at some point in these routes, I reached a place where I encountered myself. – Pablo Holmberg
Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone. — Buddha
Sometimes the best journeys are those, that start when we do not plan, continue how we do not expect, and are taking us places we do not know. – Aisha Mirza
Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. – Erol Ozan
A ship is safe in the harbor, but that’s not what ships are built for. – Gael Attal
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain
To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. You have no idea of what is in store for you, but you will, if you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown. – Freya Stark
Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s OK. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. – Anthony Bourdain
I hope these Solo Travel quotes and captions have given you plenty of ideas for your photos. You can use these quotes on Instagram, Facebook, or when making photo books to share your memories. You can even use them for your latest Whats App status. If you have a favorite caption for solo travel photos that I missed, feel free to share it with me!
Lindsay Nieminen hails from Vancouver, Canada and shares her love of travel on this website. She is passionate about showing others that they should not put off traveling the world just because they have young children or are single parents. She aims to encourage them to seek out adventure, whether it is at home or abroad by providing information on how just about everywhere can be a destination to explore as a family.