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172 Vacation Quotes That Will Help You Relax

A vacation is an opportunity to recharge and restore your body and mind, help us relieve stress and boredom. Just like eating well and getting exercise, vacations are necessary for a well-balanced and healthy life. Vacations are a chance to take a break from work, see the world and enjoy time with our family & friends. To enjoy time with your loved ones and see the world. These vacation quotes should help you to realize how important it is to take vacations. Check out the following list of the best vacation quotes. There are more than 100 quotes: funny, motivational, inspiring, wise. Feel free to share it.


“Travelling unveils new dimensions of this world not known to the naked eye.” – Wayne Chirisa


“Every person needs to take one day away. A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future. Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence. Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” – Maya Angelou


“Think about it; how do you feel when you are planning a vacation? You feel excited and happy. Your stress level is diminished, and this also affects your work in a positive way.” – John Morgan


“The alternative to a vacation is to stay home and tip every third person you see.”


“Take vacations, and go as many places as you can. You can always make money, but you can’t always make memories.”


“Trips and vacations are so much more. These experiences show you what’s possible and challenge you to examine the paths you’ll take in the future.” – Blake Mycoskie


“I’m having a vacation, and it’s so beautiful, and maybe I’ll never get another film idea in my life.” – Lars von Trier


“When I was on a two-week vacation I noticed something. The vacation lasted a good long time then suddenly it was over. Life is like that also.” – Fr. Cedric Pisegna CP


“It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


“The rainy days a man saves for usually seem to arrive during his vacation.”


“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.” – Isabelle Eberhardt


“Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.” – William James


“The purpose of a vacation is to have the time to rest. But many of us, even when we go on vacation, don’t know how to rest. We may even come back more tired than before we left.” – Nhat Hanh


“Vacation: a period of travel and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need.”


“I do not really like vacations. I much prefer an occasional day off when I do not feel like working. When I am confronted with a whole week in which I have nothing to do but enjoy myself I do not know where to begin. To me, enjoyment comes fleetingly and unheralded; I cannot determinedly enjoy myself for a whole week at a time.” – Robertson Davies


“When in doubt, go on vacation!”


“If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks’ vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher


“Vacation is that time when you wish you had something to do while doing nothing.” -Frank Tyger


“Don’t bother me I’m on vacation.”


“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


“Make your vocation your vacation. That is the secret to success.” – Mark Twain


“One-week vacations are too short to prevent burnout; by the time you relax enough not to think about the office the week is almost up.” – Cecilia Mikalac


“There is probably no more obnoxious class of citizen, taken end for end, than the returning vacationist.” – Robert Benchley


“Take those vacations and do not take your laptop or iphone or blackberry – you are on vacation and that means having a real break and not just going to a different location and doing much of the same thing.” – Byron Pulsifer


“When you go all over the world for work, your dream vacation is your bedroom.” – Jack Antonoff


“There should be sympathy cards for having to go back to work after vacation.” – Anonymous


“Those that say you can’t take it with you never saw a car packed for a vacation trip.”


“To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson


“A vacation is like love — anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.”


“I can take a week’s vacation – maybe a week and a half – but after that, I’m itching to go back to work.” – Ashley Tisdale


“My whole life is a vacation.” – Leon Bridges


“Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.” – Laura Marano


“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran


“Having someone cook all your meals is the best vacation ever!” – Tamra Davis


“My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer.” – Gary Allan


“Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr


“Reaching the top requires taking a good break every time you need it! On the way up, you must never hesitate to stop for a while!” – Mehmet Murat ildan


“For me, working is the ultimate vacation, for lack of a better word. Its being in-between jobs were it becomes emotional, and brutal, and draining.” – Ashley Bell


“Vacation: Two weeks on the sunny sands — and the rest of the year on the financial rocks.” – Sam Ewing


“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru


“In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them.” – Kevin Heath


“Moderation in exercise, eating and amusement is the best guarantee of a beneficial vacation.” – Ollie Reeves


“Cruises are a great way to vacation! The best part is the flexibility. You can book a one-day cruise, or a 108-day- around-the-world cruise, and a whole lot of options in between. You unpack once, and get a taste of a new place every day.” – Deb Graham


“To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.” – Charles Horton Cooley


“When you go on vacation with people, you learn a lot about them.” – Sarah Mlynowski


“Vacation calories don’t count.”


“To take a job just so I can go on a fancy vacation doesn’t really seem worth it.” – Melanie Lynskey


“Vacation… restores to modern life that natural rhythm of work and rest, of busy season and slack season, that dependence upon season and weather and soil which was broken when we moved permanently indoors….Every activity of living stuff swings in rhythms.” – Woods Hutchinson


“When all else fails, take a vacation.” – Betty Williams


“Oh, why can’t we break away from all this, just you and I, and lodge with my fleas in the hills? I mean, flee to my lodge in the hills.” – S.J. Perelman


“Say yes to adventure, especially in the summer.”


“Don’t Count The Days. Make The Days Count.” – Muhammad Ali


“Taking a vacation can actually increase the likelihood of getting a raise or a promotion.” – Shawn Achor


“Vacation used to be a luxury, but in today’s world it has become a necessity.”


“Time for some Vitamin Sea.”


“Vacations mean a change of pace, a gentleness with ourselves, a time of rest and renewal, and a time to stretch ourselves and encounter new people, new lands, new ways, and new options.” – Anne Wilson Schaef


“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” – Edmund Hillary


“If your work requires you to travel, you will understand that there’s no vacation destination like home.” – Park Chan-wook


“An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.” – Jaime Kurtz


“Jet lag is for amateurs.” – Dick Clark


“People should look for accessible vacation destinations the same way they look for any other vacation destination – based on their own personal tastes and preferences.” – Candy B Harrington


“My first day back at work has inspired me to book my next vacation.”


“Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.” – Walter Annenberg


“Good vibes happen on the tides.”


“For me, the best vacation is just relaxing on the couch!” – Scotty McCreery


“I don’t need a vacation in the traditional sense, like I would if I had a job I hated.” – James Franco


“My work is like my vacation, so in a way every day is like Saturday.” – Ludacris


“I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times.” – Anthony Bourdain


“A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by a mother who sees that the others get it.” – Marcelene Cox


“Vacation must be more than a word if it is meant to provide a total change of scenery and mindset. While it is recognized that the ideal vacation varies from person to person, or family to family, a vacation should always provide the absence of stress and regeneration of the spirit.” – Byron Pulsifer


“We need to develop a ‘vacation attitude’ every day by being focused on what we need to accomplish by the end of each day.” – Catherine Pulsifer


“Vacations prove that a life of pleasure is overrated.” – Mason Cooley


“In the technology industry, a 48 hour work week would be, for most, a vacation.” – Jason Calacanis


“Travelling in the company of those we love is home in motion” – Leigh Hunt


“Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy!” – Mehmet Murat ildan


“Do not wait until you are dying to go on vacation. I think if I had to give you one piece of advice that would be it. We put things off. We do not mean to, but we do. We carry around the assumption that there is plenty of time to do whatever needs to be done.” – Marty Cauley


“Laughter is an instant vacation.” – Milton Berle


“The average vacation is one-tenth playing—nine-tenths paying.” – Arnold Glasow


“Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” – Leo Tolstoy


“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”- Seneca


“In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children. ” – Robert Benchley


“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta


“Don’t worry. Beach happy.”


“Why go on vacation when work is so much more fun.” – Taylor Hawkins


“My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do.” – Nick Cannon


“When we’re on vacation – it doesn’t matter where – I will go and look for a game.” – Neymar


“I love my job only when I’m on vacation.”


“Vacation mood: on.”


“No one wants to die with vacation time on the books.” – Andrea Goeglein


“My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm and not a lot of people around.” – Derek Jeter


“On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me.” – Will Wright


“The paradox of relaxation is the renewal of mind; rekindle of spirit and revitalize of strength.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


“When it comes to the summer months most people start to think about where they will be going on vacation. This is the time of year when most individuals take time off of work because the kids are out of school. It is the perfect time for everyone to spend time together and to regroup from the stress that is often experienced with everyday life.” – Cindy Crawford


“I need a vacation, not a stupid weekend.”


“When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.” – Aimee Friedman


“What shall you do all your vacation?’, asked Amy. “I shall lie abed and do nothing”, replied Meg.” – Louisa May Alcott


“There’s no vacation from being a parent.” – Chevy Chase


“Take a vacation from your stressful thoughts by changing your thoughts.” – Debasish Mridha


“Just a reminder that I’m going on vacation and you’re not.”


“Don’t feel guilty about vacationing. What are you truly living and working for anyways? Death is all too real.” – Richie Norton


“The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.” – Jack Adam Weber


“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine


“It is an excellent thing for a man to get clear outside of his business or profession for at least a month every year, and a day and a half every week, so as to get a good view of it from the outside and see it as it really is. Let him take time enough off out under the sky, among the woods and the meadows, the silver rivers and the singing brooks, to become a man again instead of a mere money-coining machine, and he will come back to his desk with a fresh taste in his mouth, an eye keen and clear to divide the important from the trivial, and a positive greed for attacking difficulties and solving problems.” – Woods Hutchinson


“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”- Marcel Proust


“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”- Rumi


“Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.” – Gautam Singhania


“A vacation trip is one-third pleasure, fondly remembered, and two-thirds aggravation, entirely forgotten.” – Robert Brault


“All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost.”- J.R.R. Tolkien


“Sometimes I think I don’t need a vacation because I do what I like to do. I am very fortunate!” – Enric Sala


“We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.” – Erma Bombeck


“Holidays are enticing only for the first week or so. After that, it is no longer such a novelty to rise late and have little to do.” – Margaret Laurence


“I used to work in kitchens, doing 12 or more hours a day of physical labor, so today, eight to 12 hours of cooking, chatting or filming feels like a vacation. When I have a scheduled ‘day off,’ I spend several hours writing, then I clean until I crash from fatigue. I don’t relax well.” – Rachael Ray


“Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?” – Zig Ziglar


“The journey itself is my home.”- Matsuo Basho


“Too much work, and no vacation,Deserves at least a small libation.So hail! my friends, and raise your glasses,Work’s the curse of the drinking classes.– Oscar Wilde


“After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation.” – Michael Zadoorian


“The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.” – Gautam Singhania


“The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been, and all the memories we’ve made along the way.”


“I need a six month vacation, twice a year.”


“Take vacations, go as many places as you can, you can always make money, you can’t awakes make memories.”


“My idea of a vacation is staying home and doing short day hikes, floating the river and things like that.” – Tim Cahill


“There are 365 days and 52 weekends in a year. Even if you are short on time off, you can still take weekend getaways. Does that count as a vacation? Of course it does.” – Anita Kaltenbaugh


“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” – Elbert Hubbard


“The only time that love takes a holiday is when we go on vacation together.” – Anthony T.Hincks


“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway


“Enjoy the vacation without going; enjoy the conversation without talking.” – Debasish Mridha


“A proper vacation does three things. It takes you away from the stresses and demands of your daily life; it gives your body time to heal and rejuvenate; and, it invigorates your mind by returning you to your natural rhythm.” – Sage Wilcox


“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” – Sam Keen


“Don’t wait for a vacation to enjoy life. Start to enjoy it now, today, wherever you are.” – Debasish Mridha


“I always try to have a vacation.” – Sophia Loren


“One of the biggest challenges about going on vacation is planning the trip.” – Paul Brodie


“A one day holiday can at times be better than a one week vacation if you totally unplug for that one day!” – Catherine Pulsifer


“Extend your vacation whenever possible.” – A.D. Posey


“Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE.” – Lea Mishell


“In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


“Only the traveling is good which reveals to me the value of home and enables me to enjoy it better.” – Henry David Thoreau


“A wise man travels to discover himself.” -James Russell Lowell


“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” – Robert Orben


“A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic.” – Max von Sydow


“No vacation goes unpunished.” – Karl Hakkarainen


“Life is better in flip flops.”


“No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.” – Jewish Proverb


“I’m all about the palm trees and 80 degrees.”


“Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” – Maya Angelou


“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal” – Paulo Coelho


“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” – Michael Palin


“College is the longest vacation you will ever take.” – Dan Indante and Karl Marks


“No man needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one.” – Elbert Hubbard


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


“If you come home as happy as you leave, you have had a good vacation.” – Unknown


“I’m a big believer in living life as an extended working vacation.” – Victoria Moran


“A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” – Earl Wilson


“I’m going to have a vacation!I’ll leave all my housework behind,And not have to do any cooking;I’ll forget all the daily grind!I’ll bask in the sunshine—don’t worry!—And so all the things that are right;I’ll enjoy myself every minute,And I’ll go to a dance each night!But when my vacation is over And I pack my glad rags, alone,I’ll be happy—so very happy!—For, really, there’s no place like home!– Gertrude Tooley Buckingham


“By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh


“On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.” – Christian Dior


“Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.” – Island Company


“If I’m going on vacation, I just work ahead.” – Mort Walker


“As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.” – John Battelle


“I don’t think I’ve ever had a vacation, to be quite honest with you.” – Rob Dyrdek


“I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home.” – William Hazlitt


“If some people didn’t tell you, you’d never know they’d been away on a vacation.” – Kin Hubbard


“I like to be productive – it’s very hard for me to go on vacation because I just feel like I’m losing time.” – Jim James


“No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen.” – Chelsea Cain


“My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.” – Nina Arianda


“Last year, I came away from the vacation thoroughly bloated and ten pounds heavier, convinced I’d blocked an artery and possibly shortened my lifespan by a few months. But I was also deliriously contented, which is surely what it’s all about.” – Cash Peters


“Don’t pick a job with great vacation time.Pick one that doesn’t need escaping.”


“A vacation helps to relieve stress and boredom, gives us a change of scenery, provides us with adventure, and helps to bring us closer to the people in our lives.” – E. S. Woods


“Here’s to a vacation of no regrets!” – Joan Rylen


“A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work.” – Morris Fishbein


“Not every vacation is equal. And theory – the idea that vacations should increase happiness – doesn’t always translate to reality.” – Shawn Achor


“I hope your vacation gives you the pleasure you need so that you don’t have to think of any problems back at home. Enjoy your vacation.”


“Excuse me while I taunt my Facebook friends with another picture of my beach vacation.”

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