Quotes are a great way to make a statement by using someone else’s words. In a world filled with quotes about life, religion, celebrities, comic book characters, and cats, I decided to make a list of quotes about road trips. And then I added downloadable social media images you can use for free.

For me, road trips are not just a career or a passion. They are a way of life. I live one mile at a time on the open road, traveling from one destination to the next in search of the next great story to tell.

I hope you enjoy this list of road trip quotes and find the images useful!

No. 01

“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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No. 02

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

No. 03

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

No. 04

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

No. 05

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin” – Tony Robbins 

No. 06

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

No. 07

“The pleasure we derive from journeys is perhaps dependent more on the mindset with which we travel than on the destination we travel to.” – Alain de Botton

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No. 08

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you.” – Anthony Bourdain

No. 09

“Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.” – George Carlin

No. 10

“If you’re not lost, you’re not much of an explorer.” – John Perry Barlow

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No. 11

“A tourist is a fellow who drives thousands of miles so he can be photographed standing in front of his car.” – Emile Ganest

No. 12

“Sometimes all you need is a great friend and a tank of gas.” – Thelma and Louise

No. 13

“The journey is part of the experience – an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.” – Anthony Bourdain

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No. 14

“According to the map, we’ve only gone four inches.” – Dumb & Dumber

No. 15

“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

No. 16

“Driving at night is about communicating with lights.” – Lukhman Pambra

No. 17

“The journey is the destination.” – Dan Eldon

No. 18

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

No. 19

“Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

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No. 20

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” – Dave Barry

No. 21

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

No. 22

“I take to the open road. Healthy, free, the world before me.” – Walt Whitman

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No. 23

“Roads are a record of those who have gone before.” – Rebecca Solnit

No. 24

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

No. 25

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

No. 26

“You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.” – William Hazlitt

No. 27

“A bend in the road, is not the end of the road….unless you fail to make the turn.” – Helen Keller

No. 28

“The open road is there, it will always be there. You just have to decide when to take it.” – Chris Humphrey

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No. 29

“The freedom of the open road is seductive, serendipitous and absolutely liberating” – Aaron Lauritsen

No. 30

“When all’s said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it’s not so much which road you take, as how you take it.” – Charles de Lint

No. 31

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

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No. 32

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

No. 33

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

No. 34

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” – George Harrison

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No. 35

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

No. 36

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

No. 37

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

No. 38

“The freedom of the open road is seductive, serendipitous and absolutely liberating.” – Aaron Lauritsen, 100 Days Drive: The Great North American Road Trip

No. 39

“A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting and new places.” – Tom Lichtenheld

No. 40

“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 

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No. 41

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

No. 42

“Road trips require a couple of things: a well balanced diet of caffeine, salt and sugar, and an excellent set of tunes – oh, and directions.” – Jenn McKinlay

No. 43

“In 1903 the Wright brothers invented airplanes, because in 1902 they took a road trip across the country with their family.” – Bill Engvall

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No. 44

“We all have that one friend who is either on a road-trip or planning a road-trip or thinking about a road-trip or talking to people who are on a road-trip or posting quotes about a road-trip.” – Crestless Wave

No. 45

“It’s a road trip! It’s about adventure! . . . It’s not like we have somewhere to go.” – John Green

No. 46

“That’s why I love road trips, dude. It’s like doing something without actually doing anything.” – John Green