Last updated on June 14, 2020
Even if you've known someone for years, you might see a different side of your friend when you travel with them!
I know relationships that have been permanently damaged by celebratory fights. Even close friends can make you nervous when they throw you into tight spaces with no way out.
But in general, friends who travel together bond more deeply. It doesn't matter whether it's people you meet along the way or friends from home who accompany you on your journey.
When we are fortunate enough to embark on an adventure together, we often create lasting memories. Traveling with friends is one of the special moments in life.
When you travel with friends, you make connections through shared experiences that can last a lifetime.
A travel companion is like a responsive travel journal. Even after the years you will be able to say... "remember that time in...". and bring back all your holiday memories.
You'll enjoy your vacation more if you go with a friend or partner. Not only will you have more fun at that moment, you will be able to relive the experiences over and over again, sip wine and reminisce.
Let's take a look at some of the most popular quotes about traveling with friends. A good quote usually says a lot in just a few words. I hope these examples serve as inspiration for the Instagram post or card you are writing.
Inspirational quotes about traveling with friends
These are my favorite quotes about adventure travel with friends. These are great quotes to use as photo captions with friends to convey a meaningful message commemorating a special moment.
"A journey is better measured in friends than in miles." – Tim Cahill
Tim Cahill is a travel writer. He is the founding editor of Outsize magazine and coined one of the most popular quotes about traveling with friends.
The next time you think about a trip or adventure, think about the number of friends you've made rather than the distance traveled.
It may not always be practical, but there is deep wisdom somewhere in this quote!
"A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you. - A foreign
That's so true. Good friends are not just people you tell your stories to, they live your life with you by their side.
"I've found that there's no surer way of knowing whether you like or hate people than to travel with them." -Mark Twain
As always, Mark Twain hits the nail on the head. Travel is the litmus test for friendships. If you're not sure where you stand with someone, you'll know for sure after you've vacationed with them.
"Never take a trip with someone you don't love."–Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemmingway thought you should always travel with someone you love.
Maybe that's too negative. Love, whether platonic or romantic, can blossom through shared experiences and adventures while traveling.
"One can pack for all occasions, but a good friend is always the best thing to bring" - Unknown
Solo travel is becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. More and more people are drunk and intoxicated with the joys of exploring this wonderful planet.
But travel often comes at a price, the hangover of loneliness, many travelers bury those feelings and move on to more travel, more countries, more experiences, dog grooming.
The friends you meet along the way can be fun, but often the relationships you form are fleeting, and realizing that there can be a feeling of emptiness even when you're not alone.
The antidote to all this misery is to make sure you travel with a great friend. Someone you know you will keep in touch and share stories with over the years.
"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best thing we can find in our travels is an honest friend." - Robert Louis Stevenson
If you can't take a great friend with you on the road, it's best to find a great friend somewhere along the way.
We travel often to see the sights, observe the culture and sip the local food and wine. In short, we travel for the experience. But maybe the best experience you will have on your travels is a new friendship!
"One of the best things about traveling is discovering how many good and kind people there are." - Edith Warton
It is natural for people to be a little afraid of strangers, and the further away people are from us, both geographically and culturally, this fear can increase.
But when we step out of our comfort zone and travel among strangers, we see that they aren't that different from us. And if we're lucky, one of those strangers might become a real friend.
"The man who goes alone can go today, but he who travels with another must wait until the other is ready." - Henry David Thoreau
I think that's a legitimate downside of traveling with friends. You lose the independence of traveling alone.
But come on, isn't it better to have someone with you to share the view from the top of the mountain?
"As with any journey, who you travel with can be more important than your destination" - Gossip Girl
We are social animals and travel itself is not inherently very social. But when you combine travel with friendship, you have a great recipe for positive experiences that enrich our lives.
"Life is made for good friends and great adventures" - Unknown
What is the meaning of life? What is it? It's a tough question, but I believe that adventures with friends are an essential part of any life well-lived.
"Friends who travel together, stay together."
I'm not sure how true this quote is. I've seen people stop having friends because they were spending too much time together. During the holidays, expectations are often high and arguments can begin. But maybe the friendships that don't make it through the holidays were never real friendships.
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." – African proverb
It's true, luggage slows you down, and fellow travelers are a form of luggage.
But while we strongly recommend traveling light, we do not recommend traveling light.
It's about finding out what is valuable and what can remain without serious consequences. Traveling without friends has serious consequences, and in most cases it pays to take friends with you! Figuratively!
"Good company on a journey makes the journey seem shorter." – Izaac Walton
Good company makes everything better.
Long, boring journeys are shortened when you travel with a friend to talk to.
You hop on the train or plane, start chatting and before you know it... you're there!
"Perhaps travel does not avoid bigotry, but by showing that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it might introduce the idea that we might even become friends as we try to understand one another." - Maya Angelou
Compare this Maya Angelou quote to Edith Wharton. You have a similar feeling. In plain English, traveling is a great way to make friends. By seeing directly how other people live, we become less suspicious of them and feel more affection for them.
Sometimes all you need is a great friend and a spirit of adventure."
Yes, Friends + Adventure is a great recipe for a successful life.
"Everyone needs that friend who will call and say, 'Get dressed, let's go on an adventure.
This quote conjures up images of a hastily organized journey. You know... the best guy!
"The more I traveled, the more I realized that fear makes strangers into people who should be friends." – Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine sings from the same score as Edith Wharton and Maya Angelou. Travel breaks down barriers between people.
"As soon as I saw you, I knew a great adventure was ahead." -Winnie Pooh
Winnie the Pooh was full of innocent wisdom. Don't wait until the holidays for the adventure to begin. Good friends have that attitude, now let's make our own adventure as we journey through life together!
"Travelling in the company of those we love is like moving." - Leigh Hunt
If you take a friend with you when you travel, you take a piece of home with you. As the saying goes, "home is where the heart is," so if you're traveling with a friend you love, you'll make them feel right at home.
“Don't run in front of me; I am not allowed to continue. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend." - Alberto Camus
True friendship is based on equality and mutual respect. When we travel with friends we must remember that nobody is the leader or the follower, we travel side by side together.
It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor, would you be mine? Could you be mine?" - Fred Rogers
Aviation and affordable travel have shrunk the world.
If we now live in a global village, aren't they all your neighbors?
Wherever you travel in the world, try to see the people you know as potential neighbors and friends. It will make your life richer!
I hope you agree that these are some of the best travel quotes about friends. Share them with your fellow travelers next time you convince them to take a trip with you! They're also great for Instagram captions or other social media photos.
People say travel makes you richer, but it's the connections you make with others in life that really make you wealthy.
There's nothing like a trip with friends to let your relationships grow and thrive.
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