You’ve planned your route, packed the car and are ready to hit the highway with a top road-tripping companion.

But there’s one vital element that makes any road trip perfect: a top road trip playlist packed with epic road trip songs to help make for an amazing adventure and hopefully leaving you with memories that last a lifetime.

We’re pretty sure we have collated a list of the BEST road trip songs, so no matter if you prefer classics like Steppenwolf’s Born To Be Wild or something a little more mellow like Lana Del Rey, we’ve got you covered with our countdown of the top 80+ roadtrip songs to help you create the ultimate road trip playlist.

I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters

When you hit the road and put your foot on the gas we can’t think of a better song get to you in the road trip spirit.


Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac

The perfect lyrics for your adventurous road trip, especially when it’s time to throw caution to the wind and go your own way Stevie Nicks style! I’d also add Dreams as another top travel song.


We Didn’t Start The Fire – Billy Joel

If you don’t know the words to this epic road trip songs, now is the time to learn!


Paradise City – Guns N’ Roses

You know it’s time for this hard rock classic when you’ve finally found your paradise city during your travels.


Don’t Stop Me Now and/or Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Who could stop you when you’ve got these epic rock songs pounding out your speakers?! (I’d vote for both too!)


Born to be Wild – Steppenwolf

We mentioned this hit in our intro to this guide and we’ll mention it again because it’s a true classic, has a fantastic driving beat and your vacation playlist wouldn’t be complete without it.