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An image of a mug, travel-themed decor, and other small items on a table, used as a featured image for the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.com

The Best Travel-Inspired Home Decor Ideas and Inspiration

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Who says the adventure has to stop when you get back home? Bring home the thrill and excitement of your global escapades, and relive the nostalgia of all your moments and memories on the road with a travel-inspired home decor. From wall shelves shaped like suitcases, scratch-off world maps, duvets and pillowcases with travel-themed prints, to decanter sets featuring ships and planes, here are the best travel-inspired home decor ideas and inspiration to showcase your love and passion for adventure.

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1. Mountain floating shelf

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John Muir famously wrote, ‘The mountains are calling and I must go’. But if you can’t go to the mountains, then bring them into your home instead with this three-peaked mountain-shaped floating shelf. Not only does it bring a touch of that mountain charm into your home, it also gives you the additional space to organize and display your framed photos, potted plants, and other small ornaments.

2. Mountain floating shelf with snow caps


Also a mountain-themed floating shelf, but this one has a different shape, and it’s got snow caps!

3. Vintage suitcase wall shelves

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Nothing symbolizes travel more than suitcases. So if you’re looking for a subtle yet stunning way to show your guests that you love traveling without having to tell them yourself, these lovely suitcase wall shelves are the way to go. Featuring charming vintage designs and picturesque color motifs, these suitcase shelves are the perfect platforms to showcase not only your travel souvenirs and keepsakes, but also your love for travel.

4. Vintage world map suitcases

These vintage-style nesting suitcases are the perfect combination of form and function. Not only do they look stylish and charming with their world map design and hand-stitched finish, they also bring the impressive storage capacity of suitcases for use in your own home. You can display them as decorations, or as storage for your stuff. And they’d also make gorgeous gift boxes!

5. Vintage coffee shop trunk

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comGive your home a touch of history and nostalgia with this quaint, old-fashioned trunk. Its antique look and feel and distressed decoupage finish will make you feel like you’ve traveled back in time. And like the coffee shops after which it is designed, this unique and eye-catching chest will get the conversation started. It’s not just a great accent piece, though – it’s also a versatile storage option.

6. Shadowbox

Your special tokens from your travels deserve a storage place just as special. So do yourself a favor and get yourself this beautiful shadowbox. It’s the perfect place to keep and display photos, tickets, stamps, postcards, bottle caps, shells, and other small souvenirs from your wanderings. Buy yourself this and give your memories a special place to live on.

7. Treasure chest keepsake boxes

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comAhoy! Like the seafarin’, ship-wreckin’, swashbucklin’, scurvy-ridden pirates of old, hoard and hide away your treasures and valuables in these miniature wooden treasure chests. These keepsake boxes not only look fancy, they’re also fully functional – perfect for all your jewelry, watches, coins, and precious souvenirs and mementos from your travels and adventures.

8. Tripod clock table


This extraordinary piece of furniture seems to have been taken directly off an old steamship that once plied the seas of yore. It looks more like an artwork than the coffee or end table it is meant for, to be honest. It would make a fine addition to your home, if you’re going for the vintage nautical theme. And the inset clock does work, in case you’re wondering.

9. Route 66 storage ottoman

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comThis faux leather ottoman is as bold, vivid, and standout as the historic Route 66. Its creative and colorful road signs-themed print is sure to get noticed, and will have your guests talking. But this isn’t only a seat, a footrest, and a great conversation starter, it also doubles as storage. Get this, and get inspired to set out on your next great road trip!

10. Ship wheel wall clock


Transform your house into a ship on an adventure in the high seas with this magnificent, handcrafted wooden ship wheel wall clock. It’s definitely a perfect addition to any nautical-themed home.

11. Vintage beach clock

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Ever wondered what it’s like living on a beach? Now you won’t have to! Bring the magic of the beach right into your own home with this beach-themed wall clock. It’s designed with a beautiful oil painting of shells, starfishes, and seawater, guaranteed to look stunning in wherever room you hang it. And this clock works without that annoying ticking sound!

12. Metal compass wall decor

Complete your travel-inspired home decor makeover with this iron compass wall decoration. Its vintage look and feel will add a touch of quaintness and nostalgia to your home.

13. Vintage suitcase turntable

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Go old-school and relive the classics with this stylish and elegantly designed turntable. This portable vinyl record player is small, compact, and boasts amazing sound quality. It plays music from your phone, too. Plus, its vintage suitcase design makes it the perfect travel-inspired home decor to prettify your own place.

14. London cityscape bookends

Keep your travel and adventure books organized with these lovely London cityscape-themed bookends. These metal wrought bookends are very sturdy for their thin and lightweight design, and are the perfect ornaments for your study.

15. New York cityscape bookends

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comIf you love books and the Big Apple at the same time, then definitely get these.

16. Paris cityscape bookends


If you have a passion for both reading and the City of Love, then this is the perfect travel-themed home decor to get.

17. Nautical bookends

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comThese sturdy, stylish nautical-themed bookends will keep your books secured and in place.

18. Ship bookends

These intricately crafted ship-shaped bookends will lend a flair of adventure in your study.

19. Airplane bookends

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Take your learning to new heights with these airplane-themed bookends.

20. Airplane paper weight

Prevent your important documents and papers from taking off with this shiny airplane paper weight.

21. Airplane and globe desk ornament

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comA little, lovely, lustrous piece to light up your desk. Perfect for globetrotters, frequent fliers, and jetsetters.

22. Ship model decor

Set sail to new horizons with this stunning, handcrafted wooden ship scale model. Place this on your desk, mantel, or shelf, and all your travels and adventures will have fair winds and following seas.

23. Vintage decorative globe

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What is the fastest way to travel around the world? Buy a globe and spin it around. Specifically this classy decorative globe made of metal. It may not be the best, but it sure is the cheapest way to ‘see the world’.

24. Mini cork globe

Make your mark in the world with this cute, charming cork globe that allows you to highlight the countries and places you’ve traveled to with differently colored push pins. It’s both a visual story of where you’ve been, and a reminder and inspiration on where you’re going next.

25. Magnetic globe with magnetic pins

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This magnetic globe also allows you to mark all the places you’ve been in the world, but with magnetic pins instead of push pins. A safer choice if you have children. It’s available in several designs and colors.

26. Magnetic levitating globe with LED light

Ever dreamt of having the world in the palm of your hands? Well, now you can fulfill your dream with this magnetic levitating globe. This is probably one of the coolest things on this list. It floats freely in midair and it lights up – what’s not to love about it? You can also spin it manually. It’s the perfect desk or table centerpiece, or a decoration on your mantel or shelf, etc. It will get noticed, and it will be talked about.

27. Floating globe with book-style base

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comAlso a floating globe, but it’s larger, features a different design and set-up, and it has a ‘book’ for its base. Guaranteed to fascinate your guests.

28. Levitating moon lamp

If the world is not enough for you, try the moon. This levitating moon lamp is one of the most amazing pieces of travel-inspired home decor to have in your own place. Suspended in mid-air, spinning freely, glowing in different lighting options, and printed and textured to be a faithful replica of the moon – it’s definitely a stunner, and it’s definitely a must-buy!

29. Scratch-off world map

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comRecord and track all the wonderful places you’ve been with this big and beautiful scratch-off map of the world. With vivid watercolor hues revealed beneath the scratch-off foil, charming script letterings, and a clean, minimalist design, this map is the perfect piece of art to affirm your wanderlust.

30. Push pin world map

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If you want to track your progress in conquering the world, but you don’t want a scratch-off map, then this push pin world map is for you. It’s large, simple yet stylish, and you can use push pins to highlight all the places you’ve been to.

31. Push pin USA map

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Document your travels across America with this giant USA map. Hang this on your wall and easily mark all the states and state capital cites you’ve visited with multicolored pins.

32. Scratch-off USA map

A huge, high-quality, super-detailed scratch-off map of the USA, complete with the country’s National Parks, iconic landmarks, the highest peak in each State, etc. A must-have travel-themed home decor for the avid American adventurer.

33. Classic edition world wall map

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A classic edition world map, beautifully rendered, richly colored, incredibly detailed, and especially made to be exhibited. A fine (and functional) addition to your home office, study, studio, etc.

34. 3-panel vintage world map wall art

Bring the world to your home with this glorious vintage map of the world printed over 3 separate panels.

35. 4-panel general world map wall decor

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A general map of the world, but rendered in simple yet stunning bronze and black, and printed over 4 separate panels. A perfect wall decor.

36. Metal world map

A map of the world, but made out of titanium-plated metal. It has a magnetic surface, so you can easily add your travel photos directly on the map. Makes for a unique and eye-catching wall art.

37. Travel hanging sign

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comHang this inspiring wooden signage on your wall and be constantly reminded what travel is all about.

38. Travel block sign


Featuring basically the same concept as above, but delivered in a cute little block signage.

39. ‘To travel is to live’ vintage wall art

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comBecause no truer words have been spoken.

40. ‘Adventure awaits’ wall decal

A cute and creative decal to inspire you to plan your next adventure.

41. ‘Not all who wander are lost’ hanging wooden sign

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J. R. R. Tolkien’s inspiring quote, displayed in a little hanging wooden sign.

42. 3-panel abstract mountain canvas wall art

Turn your home into a place as majestic as the mountains with this beautiful and modern abstract canvas art featuring magnificent mountain sceneries. It comes in 3 panels ready to hang on your wall.

43. 3-panel misty forest canvas wall art

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comThis one’s another 3-piece canvas art, but it features a misty evergreen forest that gives off a wistful and reflective vibe.

44. 3-panel beach canvas wall art

Also a 3-panel canvas wall art, but this one has beautiful beach sceneries. Ideal for beach bums, sun worshippers, or any person who wants a dose of sun, sand, and sea in their life.

45. 3-panel romantic couple wall art

A product image of a travel-inspired decor as featured in the article 'The Best Travel-Inspired Home Décor Ideas and Inspiration' on phmillennia.comYet another a 3-panel canvas wall art, but with lovely imageries of couples in iconic landmarks, rendered in just black, white, and red hues. If you want your home to look and feel a bit more romantic, then definitely get this.

46. 4-panel ocean bathroom wall art

A 4-panel wall art featuring splendid watercolor paintings of ocean animals, an excellent piece of travel-themed home decor to spruce up your bathroom wall, or any part of your house, really.

47. Vintage travel postcards

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Travel back in time with these old sepia postcards of (mostly) iconic landmarks around the world. These would make great decorations, whether framed, hung, or otherwise.

48. Vintage travel posters postcards

These vivid retro postcards of travel artworks made in the 1920s to 1940s would add a splash of color and history in your travel-themed home.

 

49. Vintage USA travel posters postcards

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Colorful vintage postcards featuring travel sceneries across the USA.

50. Compass duvet and pillow shams

Dream of travel and adventure with this duvet and pillow sham set designed with a compass and a map of the world.

51. Paris-themed comforter set

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Recreate the magnificence and romance of the City of Love right in your own bedroom with this Paris-themed comforter set. As they say in France, bonne nuit and fais de beaux rêves.

52. Vintage world map throw pillow

A cute and comfy addition to your couch or sofa, and a lesson in geography, too! Although, be warned, the map is from the olden days!

53. Camping-themed throw pillow cases

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Bring the warmth and coziness of the campfire right into your home with these camping-themed throw pillow covers. Guaranteed to turn your living room into welcoming and sociable gathering place, much like a campfire!

54. Vintage camping throw pillow cases

Another set of camping-themed cases for your throw pillows, but with a vintage wooden design.

55. Travel throw pillow cases

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A cute and charming set of travel-themed pillowcases for your throw pillows.

56. Travel pillowcases

Also a travel-themed set of pillowcases for your throw pillows, but with a different design.

57. Map and travel quotes pillowcases

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Another travel-themed set of pillowcases for your throw pillows, but with a design featuring maps and travel quotes.

58. Lake shower curtain

Recreate the fun and carefree vibe of a summer vacay in a lake house with this shower curtain printed on with lake-themed words and drawings. Owning a lake house is expensive, but this shower curtain isn’t, and it’s all you need, and a bit of imagination, to have your very own lakeside adventure.

59. Car and trailer salt and pepper shakers

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When decorating your home in a travel-themed fashion, don’t forget to include your kitchen. These cute salt and pepper shakers in the form of a magnetic ceramic car and trailer are the perfect way to add flavor to your food, and a dash of adventure in your home.

60. Vintage globe bar cart

The world is full of wonderful surprises. So much so, in fact, that even a replica of our Earth, this very globe, is no exception. At first glance, it looks only like a vintage decorative wooden globe. But it actually doubles as a bar cart! The globe opens up and is able to fit bottles and glasses, while the bottom layer can hold even more bottles. The whole beautiful thing is easy to roll around for your convenience.

61. World and ship decanter set

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Nothing says world-class than this stylish travel-themed decanter set. Featuring a globe-shaped decanter etched with a world-map and containing a custom-made ship inside, and two glasses also etched with world map designs, this handcrafted decanter set is truly the best way to celebrate the finer things in life – travel, adventure, and a glass of whiskey.

62. Airplane decanter set

Also a decanter, but with a finely crafted plane contained inside instead of a ship – the perfect way to lift your spirits, both literal and metaphorical! And it comes with four glasses instead of two.

63. Airplane bottle opener

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In the same way that travel opens your mind and gives you a great time, this travel-themed, airplane-shaped bottle opener does what its name says – opens your bottles and gives you a great time.

64. ‘The mountains are calling and I must go’ mug

This beautiful mug is a fitting tribute to John Muir, one of the most inspirational adventurers of all time. Warms up the body with a hot drink, and warms up your soul with a motivational quote.

65. ‘The adventure begins’ mug

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This lovely mug will not let your hot beverage or your passion for adventure get cold (unless it’s a cold drink in the first place).

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Hi. I’m Jared Jeric dela Cruz, the creator and author of this travel blog. I am an ardent dreamer, an aspiring adventurer, and a passionate storyteller. If you find my work helpful, please donate so I can keep doing more .

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Hi. I’m Jared Jeric dela Cruz, the creator and author of this travel blog. I am an ardent dreamer, an aspiring adventurer, and a passionate storyteller. If you find my work helpful, please donate so I can keep doing more .

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