15 Best Travel Quotes from Songs

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Travel quotes are inspiring. Yes. But do you know this feeling when you’re listening to a song and suddenly you wanna pack your bags and just leave wherever life will take you? Sometimes it’s just the music and you can’t really explain why this certain song gets you like this, but sometimes it’s also the lyrics. One line, the chorus, sometimes even just one word. Here are some travel quotes from songs which will make you want to travel, some will make you think about the way you travel, some will make you think about what you’re looking for on your travels and some will just make you smile.

Sometimes the best travel quotes can't be found in books but in songs! Let this music travel quotes inspire you!

Best Travel Quotes from Songs

1. “Listen can you hear the distance calling
Far away but will be with you soon”
Kylie Minougue – Light Years

2. “All you hear is time stand still in travel
And feel such peace and absolute”
R.E.M. – You are the everything

3. “Travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody’s looking for something”
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams

4. “Gonna travel, gonna travel wild and free
I’m gonna pack my bags because this great big world is calling me”
Elvis Presley – Harem Holiday

5. “Rambling down the boulevard
With a fly, a bird, and a wooden heart
My mind is set, I walk the line
But I never really thought that it would feel this fine”
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – Golden Age

6. “I wanna kiss you in Paris
I wanna hold your hand in Rome”
Madonna – Justify my love

7. “Oh it gets so lonely
When you’re walking
And the streets are full of strangers”
Joni Mitchell – California

8. “You go
Wherever you go today
You go today
When a-walking brother don’t you forget
It ain’t often that you’ll ever find a friend”
Fleet Foxes – Mykonos

9. “Spend my nights and days before
Searching the world for what’s right here”
The XX – Islands

10. “Home is wherever I’m with you
Home is when I’m alone with you”
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Home

11. “I wanna run, I want to hide
I want to tear down the walls that hold me inside
I want to reach out and touch the flame
Where the streets have no name”
U2 – Where the Streets have no Name

12. “Look down – look down that lonesome road
Before you travel on”
Frank Sinatra – Lonesome Road

13. “Done laid around, done stayed around
This old town too long
And it seems like I’ve got to travel on”
Bob Dylan – Gotta Travel On

14. “Turn the light out say goodnight
no thinking for a little while
lets not try to figure out everything at once
It’s hard to keep track of you falling through the sky
we’re half-awake in a fake empire”
The National – Fake Empire

15. “I’m leaving on a jet plane
Don’t know when I’ll be back again”
John Denver – Leaving on a Jet Plane

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If you liked this post you will also like my post about the 12 Best Travel Quotes – From The Movies.

What are your favourite travel quotes in songs? What kind of music are you listening to when you’re travelling?

Hi, I'm Yvonne. Travel addict. Guilty as charged. Right now I'm probably falling off a camel somewhere in a desert, getting a new tattoo from a monk in Thailand or am carrying my luggage through a river in the jungle. But just as well I could be sitting on my sofa in Berlin, in my pyjamas. Good girls to to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. Everywhere sounds much more promising. So be travelous and follow me!

Discussion21 Comments

  1. Up North
    Kings of Edelgran

    http://kingsofedelgran.bandcamp.com/track/up-north

    Northern land, red road to the end
    My heart is freezing, cold and tired feet
    However still moving, slowly, hardly
    Creed or weakness, or just a love’s madness
    Who knows, who knows?

    When the night is coming and the fear is crippling
    Escape up North
    When the cold is biting and the soul is crying
    Escape up North
    When I sway, when I fall but I can’t stop moving
    To the land where the sky is burning

    Escape up North
    Escape up North
    Escape up North
    To the land where this road leads my feet

  2. I listened the ” Sweet dream” song, truly amazing. Packing bag by inspiring from song is just like us. Instant traveling is one of the pleasure. Travelers can get inspiration from those songs and they can carry the songs with their devices.

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