• Ashley Locke

24 Solo Female Travel Quotes Every Woman Needs to Hear

Solo travel is exhilarating and freeing, though some of us need a little extra push when it comes to planning a solo trip. We want to help encourage your next solo excursion, which is why we rounded up 24 solo female travel quotes for inspiration. Read through them now!

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1. "You must go on adventures to find out where you belong." —Sue Fitzmaurice


2. "You can’t control the past, but you can control where you go next." —Kirsten Hubbard


3. "Traveling solo does not always mean you’re alone. Most often, you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime." —Jacqueline Boone


4. "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world." —Freya Stark


5. "I knew then that I wanted to go home, but I had no home to go to—and that is what adventures are all about." —Trina Schart Hyman


6. "An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other." —Norma Shearer

7. "I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world." —Mary Anne Radmacher


8. "Wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking." —Martha Barron Barrett


9. "As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world." —Virginia Woolf


10. "Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient." —Grace Lichtenstein


11. "Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away." —Barbara De Angelis


12. "Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere." —Mae West

13. "You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness." —Diane von Furstenberg


14. "We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls." —Anais Nin


15. "I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone." —Daphne Du Maurier


16. "Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do … I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the moon … I’ll never look back." —Edna Gardner Whyte


17. "Adventure should be part of everyone’s life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just existing." —Holly Morris


18. "The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life." —Agnes Repplier

19. "I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship." —Mary Louise Alcott


20. "Travel is as much a passion as ambition or love." —Letitia Elizabeth Landon


21. "I’ve not ceased being fearful, I’ve gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says: turn back, turn back, you’ll die if you go too far." —Erica Jong


22. "Some journeys can be only traveled alone." —Kein Poirot


23. "I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question." —Harun Yahya


24. "Solo travel not only pushes you out of your comfort zone, it also pushes you out of the zone of others’ expectations." —Suzy Strutner


Now that you're inspired to see the world on your own, HERE are the best solo female travel destinations.

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