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15 Of the Best Road Trip Songs Ever

By on August 27, 2015

Sure, summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get out and take one last road trip. In fact, fall is the perfect time to go because all of the kids are back in school, so the roads and motels aren’t packed full of noisy, annoying tourists. Now different people like to take different things on their road trips. Some like to take a map while other like to just go wherever their mood takes them. Some people like to pack a lunch while others like to stop at a roadside diner. But pretty much everyone likes to make sure they bring along some perfect road trip tunes.

If you are heading out for a road trip soon, here are 15 of the best road trip songs ever.


“On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson

Okay, let’s start with the Daddy of all road trip songs, Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again.” This song is iconic and tireless and is no doubt the very first song on many of our mixed road trip CDs. Here’s a fun little tidbit: Nelson wrote this song back in 1980 on the back of a barf bag during a flight.