45 Road Trip Quotes | Best Long Drive Quotes

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Road trips are one of the best ways to travel. Whether you are already on the road or about to being your journey, these road trip quotes will inspire your adventure.

Taking a road trip makes the transportation part of travelling fun and memorable. After every road trip, you will have made a ton of new memories to last a lifetime. There’s nothing more freeing than hitting the road at a moment’s notice to explore on your own terms. Use these long drive quotes to fuel your road trip wanderlust and inspire your next adventure.

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45 Best Road Trip Quotes

1.“Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.” Confucius

2. “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalía de Castro 

3. “I can speak to my soul only when the two of us are off exploring deserts or cities or mountains or roads.” – Paulo Coelho, Aleph

4. “You may not find a path, but you will find a way.” Tom Wolfe

5. “Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” — Jack Kerouac

6. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan

7. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by.”   – Robert Frost

8. “I climb behind the steering wheel… I drive off immediately without once looking back; it’s a long journey but it leads to freedom.” – Corinne Hofmann

9. “Still, round the corner, there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

10. “Adventure is out there.” – Up

Road Trip Quotes
Road Trip Quotes

11. “Take care of your car in the garage, and the car will take care of you on the road.”  – Amit Kalantri

12. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.”  – Izaak Walton

13. “I may not have ended up where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.”  – Douglas Adams

14. “Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way.” Emma Chase 

15. “The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” William Least Heat Moon

16. “I just go with the flow, I follow the yellow brick road. I don’t know where it’s going to lead me, but I follow it.” – Grace Jones

17. God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.” – Isak Dinesen

 18. “I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

19. “What it takes to realize everything is fine around you? A road trip to the mountains where your soul dwells in the echoes of the winds that carry fragments of clouds with them. What it takes to realize world is going back to chaos and infinite hurry? End of the aforementioned road trip.” – Crestless Wave

20. “If you’re on a road trip, you need driving music.” – Edgar Wright

Road Trip Quotes
Road Trip Quotes

21. “We’re almost there, but nowhere near it. All that matters is that we’re going.” – Gilmore Girls

22. “Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.” – Unknown

23. “Look at life through the windshield, not the rearview mirror.” – Byrd Baggett

24. “Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” – Tom Stoppard

25. “Road trips required a couple of things: a well-balanced diet of caffeine, salt and sugar and an excellent selection of tunes—oh, and directions.” – Jenn McKinlay

26. “Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.” – Jerry Seinfeld

 27. “Map out your future – but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.” – Jon Bon Jovi

 28. “If we wait until we are ready, we will be waiting for the rest of our life!” – Lemony Snicket

29. “I love road trips. You get into this Zen rhythm; throw the sense of time out the window.” – Miriam Toews

30. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde

Road Trip Quotes
Road Trip Quotes

31. “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”  – Lewis Carroll

32. “The road goes on forever and the party never ends.” – Robert Earl Keen

33. “I love being on the road. I love that lifestyle, traveling city to city, rocking out and moving on to the next place.” – Caleb Johnson

34. “The road must eventually lead to the whole world.” – Jack Kerouac

35. “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

36. “To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

37. “The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens

38. “Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” – Angela N. Blount

39. “There are no mistakes. Only new paths to explore.” – Gregory David Roberts

40. “The world is too big to stay in one place, and life is too short to do just one thing.”Unknown

Road Trip Quotes
Road Trip Quotes

41. “All he needed was a wheel in his hand and four on the road.” – Jack Kerouac

42. “You can be writing every day. When you go on a road trip, the trip itself becomes part of the story.” ― Steve Rushin

43. “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra

44. “Some roads aren’t meant to be travelled alone.” ― Chinese Proverb

45. “The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” – William Least Heat Moon

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