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Great Road Trip Playlists

25 Plus of Our Picks for On-The-Road Music

When you start off on a road trip, one of the most entertaining things to do is to have a “sound-track” for the trip. Your family may have some of its own favorite tunes to listen to, but we’ve compiled our list of our top 25 (plus) on-the-road songs for you. Feel free to add any to your playlist for the road.


Here are some great road trip playlists that include a mix of genres and eras:

  1. Classic Rock Road Trip:
  • "Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen

  • "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd

  • "Life in the Fast Lane" by the Eagles

  • "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey

  • "Free Fallin'" by Tom Petty

  • "Highway to Hell" by AC/DC

  • "Hotel California" by the Eagles

  • "Take It Easy" by the Eagles

  • "Summer of '69" by Bryan Adams

  • “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin

  • "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen

  • “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf 

  1. Pop Hits Road Trip:
  • "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers

  • "Don't Stop the Music" by Rihanna

  • "Can't Stop the Feeling" by Justin Timberlake

  • "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars

  • "Shut Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon

  • "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor

  • "Roar" by Katy Perry

  • "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

  • "Happy" by Pharrell Williams

  • "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

  1. Country Road Trip:
  • "Life is a Highway" by Tom Cochrane

  • "On the Road Again" by Willie Nelson

  • "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker

  • "Cruise" by Florida Georgia Line

  • "Chicken Fried" by Zac Brown Band

  • "Red Dirt Road" by Brooks & Dunn

  • "Take Me Home, Country Roads" by John Denver

  • "Drinkin' Problem" by Midland

  • "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" by Charlie Daniels Band

  • "Friends in Low Places" by Garth Brooks

  • “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg

  1. 90s and 2000s Road Trip:
  • "All the Small Things" by Blink-182

  • “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by Cake

  • "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers

  • "I Want It That Way" by Backstreet Boys

  • "Oops!... I Did It Again" by Britney Spears

  • "Smooth" by Santana ft. Rob Thomas

  • "Livin' la Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin

  • "No Scrubs" by TLC

  • "Waterfalls" by TLC

  • "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls

  • "Closing Time" by Semisonic

  • “Mission Impossible Soundtrack” by U2 members Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr

  1. Indie Road Trip:
  • "Ho Hey" by The Lumineers

  • "The Middle" by Jimmy Eat World

  • "Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men

  • "Float On" by Modest Mouse

  • "1901" by Phoenix

  • "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors

  • "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People

  • "Do I Wanna Know?" by Arctic Monkeys

  • "Sedona" by Houndmouth

  • "Shut Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon

Hope these playlists give you some inspiration for your next road trip! And don’t forget to add some of your own or your family’s favorites before you hit the road.

And when you are inspired to take that trip, be sure to contact your local El Monte RV Dealer for the best deal on a rental RV.

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