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Road Trip Songs

Relaxing Songs for Road Trips


Summer is the time when most of us plan to go on vacation with our family and friends. Some choose to reach their destination by riding a plane or a train, while others opt to go on a cruise. Another popular summer activity to consider is going on a road trip. Road trips take a lot of planning, and considering the cost of gasoline, it can also be a costly activity. Nevertheless, a well-planned road trip will be a very exciting and eye-opening experience for the whole family. Don't forget to bring along your favorite CD's if you plan to go on a road trip. Listening to music while driving will help keep you alert and calm at the same time. Here are a selection of songs to keep you company while driving. These songs aren't too loud and the tempo not too slow, which makes it perfect for driving. Feel free to add to this list by sending an email to musiced@aboutguide.com

  • Bend in the Road - Donovan Frankenreiter
  • Better Together - Jack Johnson
  • Bloody Mary - Five for Fighting
  • Breathe - Anna Malick
  • By July - Sirsy
  • Clarity - John Mayer
  • Closer to You - Rockwell Church
  • Complicated - Avril Lavigne
  • Dreams Be Dreams - Jack Johnson
  • Drivin' - Pat McGee Band
  • Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
  • Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
  • Free - Train
  • Gold to Me - Ben Harper
  • Grace Kelly Blues - Eels
  • Mayfly - Belle & Sebastian
  • Middle Man - Jack Johnson
  • No Such Thing - John Mayer
  • Nothing Ever Gives Me Pleasure - Josh Rouse
  • One for the Road - Ocean Colour Scene
  • One Sweet World - Dave Mathews and Tim Reynolds
  • Pot Kettle Black - Wilco
  • Runaway - Pat McGee Band
  • Stop This Train - John Mayer
  • Sunrise - Norah Jones
  • The Best of What's Around - Dave Mathews Band
  • Time of Our Lives - David Usher
  • Time of the Season - Dave Mathews Band
  • Unsingable Name - Mike Doughty
  • Why Georgia? - John Mayer

Reader Submitted Road Trip Songs

  • On the Road Again - Willie Nelson
  • The Happy Wanderer - Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller

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