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15 of the Best Road Trip Songs About Road Trips

Last updated on October 9th, 2017 at 09:42 am

This isn’t your ordinary road trip playlist. This playlist is 15 of the best road trip songs about road trips so you can have the ultimate meta experience.

These are timeless jams about cruising down the highway, running down your dreams, life lessons and making memories. These songs never get old.

  • Life is a highway – Tom Cochrane
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – the Proclaimers
  • Road Trippin – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Truckin – Grateful Dead
  • Road to Nowhere – Talking Heads
  • Take it Easy – The Eagles
  • I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash
  • Route 66 – Rollings Stones (or Depeche Mode, or Chuck Berry, or the Bobby Troup Original)
  • On the Road Again – Willie Nelson
  • Ramblin Man – The Allman Brothers Band
  • Runnin Down a Dream – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • California – Phantom Planet
  • Running on Empty – Jackson Browne
  • The Distance – Cake
  • Turn the Page – Bob Seger

But we’re not only providing the playlist, you’ll also need a trip! If you’re in the Garden State, check out these 13 scenic NJ drives. If you’re in New England, here are eight drives to consider. Looking for something a little longer? Like, say, from Illinois to California? Check out these great american road trips.

Plymouth Rock has plenty of other road trip resources for you, too.

Top Five Road Trip Essentials – You don’t want to be stuck on the side of the road or blinded by dust. Make sure you pack jumper cables and extra washer fluid.

How Much Can Your Car Actually Carry? – Don’t load up your car with too much weight! Here’s an easy way to make sure you’re under the limit — and the limit might be less than you think.

How to Save Fuel By Driving Smartly – These are all of the easy tips you’ll need to help you save some petro (like limiting idling, tips for taking care of your tires, and more!).

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