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30 Pieces of Inspiration for Traveling Alone Female Solo Travel Quotes 

If you’re traveling alone female solo travel quotes can help inspire and provide you with the courage to go forth. As someone who used to hate solo travel and has since learned to love it, these quotes on solo travel provide much-needed encouragement. Whether you’re seeking solo travel quotes for Instagram captions or fuel-for-wanderlust solo travel quotes this list has you covered. If you’re planning your first solo trip and wondering how to travel successfully, here are some of my own tips and itineraries to get you started: Itinerary for solo travel Paris, solo travel Italy tips, solo travel Los Angeles weekend itinerary and my story about becoming a solo traveler post-divorce.

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Since teaching myself to embrace solo travel I’ve learned of the many solo travel benefits available to those of us courageous enough to take the leap. 

  • Through solo travel, I’ve learned more about myself and improved my relationship with self.
  • I’ve learned how competent and capable I am.
  • I’ve seen myself through the eyes of people all over the world as someone who is brave, wise and cultured.
  • I’ve made friends with souls I never would have met had I been too afraid to travel.
  • I’ve stopped waiting around for my life to begin and taken control by not waiting for a travel companion to make my wanderlust dreams come true.

The solo travel benefits I’ve experienced are many. I hope these quotes about solo female travel give you the motivation you’re seeking to take the leap into your own adventures! Want even more encouragement? Come hang out with me on Instagram and TikTok for travel inspiration. 


1. “Go solo, go far.” – Unknown

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2. “The first rule of travel is that you should always go with someone you love, which is why I travel alone.” – Andrew O’ Hagan

3. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

4. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” –David Mitchell

5. “Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.” —Margaret Shepard

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6. “Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling.” – Roman Payne

7. “I am never happier than when I am alone in a foreign city; it is as if I had become invisible.” – Storm Jameson

8. “When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.” – Liberty Hyde Bailey

9. “Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.” — John Mayer

10. “If companionship is a mandate for all of our experiences, then we will miss out on many of life’s blessings.” – Gina Greenlee

11. “Some journeys can be only traveled alone!” – Ken Poirot

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12.“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Alan Ashley-Pitt

13. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” – Maxwell Maltz

14. “Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.” — Buddha

15. “I restore myself when I’m alone.” — Marilyn Monroe

16. “The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.” — Douglas Coupland

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17. “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

18. “The best trip is the journey you take in finding yourself.” – Angela Vallely

19. “There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” – Mandy Hale

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

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21. “What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” — Ellen Burstyn

22. “I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone.” – Daphne Du Maurier

23. “Solo travel not only pushes you out of your comfort zone, it also pushes you out of the zone of other’s expectations.” – Suzy Strutner

24. “The inner journey of travel is intensified by solitude.” – Paul Theroux

25. “Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!”   –Heather Hakes

26. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin

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27. “Sometimes the journey has to be traveled alone in order to appreciate the strengths that lie deep inside of you.”   –Steven Aitchiso

28. “You must go on adventures alone to find out where you belong.” – Sue Fitzmauric

29. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

30. “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” — Henry Ford


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