Home is where you park it

Idiom

Home is where you park it

Definition

A phrase that implies that home is not necessarily a physical location, but more a state of mind.

Examples

I’m living out of my van, and I’ve decided that home is where I park it.

No matter where I go, I’m always reminded that home is where you park it.

Origin

The United States in the 1970s

FAQs

Is “Home is where you park it” just an American phrase?

This phrase is popular in the United States, but it is used around the world.

Does the phrase suggest that we should move around a lot?

Not necessarily. The phrase simply implies that home can be anywhere, even if we stay in one place.