Best Road Trip Music Playlists This Summer Vacation (2019)

If I was to say that “Music is good for the soul”, you should believe it. Music connects me to a place that I haven’t been before and makes me want to stay there. It holds an indispensable part in every journey on my which I’ve already gone or the ones that I plan in the near future.  

Give it a thought, what would a road trip be without a great playlist? Clumsy and boring right!

You know nothing can beat a road trip with the windows down, music blasting out and zero complaints from your friends and family.

I know the difficulty of handling family at times like these – but I’ve got you covered, with some of the best road trip music playlist curated from multiple genres like music, classic zealots and oldie-rock.

By far without any doubt, get inspired to make a perfect summer road trip playlist this vacation.

Check out the list below and pick your favorite songs. Happy Driving!

Ready to get started?

For all the singers in the house!

 

Ultimate road trip playlist to show off your vocal skills

  1. Rolling In The Deep – Adele
  2. Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin
  3. You make me feel like a natural woman – Aretha Franklin
  4. Sucker – Jonas Brothers  
  5. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  6. Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
  7. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  8. The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
  9. 7 Rings – Ariana Grande
  10. Look What You Made Me do – Taylor Swift

Soft, Hard and Pop Rock Anthems

For everyone to sing along and hum to the rhythm

  1. Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
  2. Viva La Vida – Coldplay
  3. Life Is A Highway – Tom Cochrane
  4. I’m Gonna Be (500 miles) – The Proclaimers
  5. Sweet Child O Mine – Guns and Roses
  6. Here Comes The Sun – Beatles
  7. Dream On – Aerosmith
  8. Fly Away From Here – Aerosmith
  9. Fun Fun Fun – The Beach Boys
  10. The Passenger – Iggy Pop

Teen Teen Teen! Pull up the seat tight.

A tribute to the land of musical imagination and timeless laughter-Walt Disney!

  1. The Best Of Both Worlds – Hannah Montana
  2. We’re All In This Together – High School Musical
  3. Start The Party – Camp Rock
  4. Gitchee Gitchee Goo – Phineas and Ferb
  5. What Time Is It – HSM 2
  6. One World – Cheetah Girls
  7. That’s So Raven (theme song) – That’s So Raven
  8. What Dreams Are Made Of – The Lizzie McGuire Movie
  9. One In The Same – Princess Protection Program
  10. Notice Me – Pixel Perfect

Love that Country music!

Turn up the volume and spunk in the beats of Cowboy and folk music

  1. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere – Neil Young
  2. King Of The Road – Roger Miller
  3. I Go Back – Kenny Chesney
  4. On The Road Again – Willie Nelson
  5. Take A Back Road – Rodney Atkins
  6. Woman Like You – Lee Brice
  7. Hangin’ On – Chris Young
  8. Famous – Mason Ramsey
  9. Heaven – Kane Brown
  10. People Are Crazy – Billy Currington

Best road trip songs to seize the millennial feel

Tune in for the ‘90s and ‘00s to celebrate old days

  1. I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys
  2. One Love – Blue
  3. Welcome To Paradise – Green Day
  4. One More Time – Daft Punk
  5. You’re Still The One – Shania Twain
  6. The Ketchup Song – Las Ketchup
  7. Buttons ft. Snoop Dogg – The Pussycat Dolls
  8. Champagne Supernova – Oasis
  9. Ms Jackson – OutKast
  10. Back In The Saddle – Aerosmith
  11. Macarena – Los Del Rio
  12. A Thousand Miles – Vanessa Carlton

Wiggle in the car as you Pop beating

For you to sing at the top of your lungs at the back seat of your car

  1. Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver
  2. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
  3. Sunday Morning – Maroon 5
  4. Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
  5. Desperado – Rihanna
  6. Cheap Thrills – Sia
  7. Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
  8. Wild Things – Alessia Cara
  9. Thriller – Michael Jackson
  10. Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
  11. Good Life – One Republic
  12. Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay

Need a break? Let the kids bounce now.

Let’s break the ice, but not with Baby Shark Song. Maybe songs from their favourite movies!

  1. Hakuna Matata – The Lion King
  2. Let It Go – Frozen
  3. Fun, Fun, Fun – Despicable Me
  4. Never Had A Friend Like Me – Aladdin
  5. Moana – How Far I’ll Go
  6. Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai (Hindi) – The Jungle Book
  7. I Like To Move It, Move It – Madagascar
  8. Do You Want to Build A Snowman   

Wherever you’re headed next, I hope you pick some of my soundtracks for this summer.

Tell me which song got your ears on? Perhaps you can share your playlist or create the list of songs that I’ve missed. A new recommendation is always welcomed.

Let me know in the comment section below!

Regina Phalange

A Travel Blogger & Content Writer by profession but a Dancer by choice. Regina with her roots from North-East India, Tripura, her love for nature is in her blood. Traveling, eating and sharing stories of her travel journey are the things she enjoys the most. She believes in sustainable living just as she believes in Solo traveling. Reaching the top of Mount Everest is on her priority list and she is sincerely striving for it to happen. She often backpacks and nurtures the journey to the fullest with impromptu plans. She is a True Travel Animal!

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