Why not put together the ultimate travel playlist to either inspire you to travel or to play while you’re out on the road? Here’s over 10 of our favorite songs about travel:
1. “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
The song “Sweet Home Alabama” is about the band’s hometown of Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The opening line “Big wheels keep on turnin’” definitely makes us think of long road trips!
2. “On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson
This song captures the essence of living life on the road, and is an ode to the open road and the nomadic life of a touring musician. It’s been covered by many artists over the years, but we love the original version by Willie Nelson.
3. “Life on the Road” by Mumford & Sons Song
This song, from Mumford & Sons’ album “Wilder Mind”, is a beautiful and nostalgic look at life traveling on the road. It’s definitely one of our all-time favorites for road trips!
4. “Take the Long Way Home” by Supertramp Song
The song talks about the scenic route and enjoying the journey. It’s a great one for road trips!
5. “Drivin’ My Life Away” by Eddie Rabbit
This song is a classic driving anthem about being on the road and longing for home.
6. “I’ve Been Everywhere” by Johnny Cash
This music is a country classic that lists all the places in the United States that Johnny Cash has been. It’s a fun and adventurous tune that will have you dreaming of new destinations!
7. “On Top of the World” by Imagine Dragons Song
This upbeat, positive song is an ideal pick for your travel playlist. It’s about dreaming big and going out into the world to get what you want.
8. “City of New Orleans” by Arlo Guthrie Song
This folk song by Arlo Guthrie is a nostalgic look back at train travel in America in the 1970s. It’s an upbeat, heartwarming tune that will have you dreaming about your own train adventures.
9. “I’m Outta Here” by Shania Twain Song
This song is all about the excitement of hitting the road and heading out on an adventure. It’s a great travel anthem no matter where you’re going!
10. “Route 66” by Nat King Cole Song
This classic song by Nat King Cole is all about the iconic American road trip. It’s a fun and easy-going tune that will put you in the mood for your own adventure.