30 Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist

Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist

A good music playlist is needed in every road trip.  If you’re still fixing your playlist or haven’t made one yet, see this list of 30 Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist.  I realized how much we depended on it during our recent road trip to Montreal.  It took us more than 5 hrs per trip (one-way)!  The songs (and snacks) boosted our energy and mood during the long drive.

Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist

A playlist is also a must-have in every road trip because once you get to a new location, the radio stations are different and you would be scrambling to find good songs.  With a road trip playlist, you would already have a set of songs you know you would like.  If you’re in the front passenger seat, it’s your responsibility to entertain the driver and make sure he/she is still feeling well.  Remember, it’s the least you can do! 🙂

The list mostly includes feel-good songs, favorites from the 90s-2000s, and those that you can’t help but sing along to.

30 Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist (in no particular order):
 1  Everybody Talks by Neon Trees
It’s Time by Imagine Dragons
Ride by Twenty One Pilots
Feel Again by OneRepublic
Animal by Neon Trees
Home by Phillip Phillips
Happy by Pharell Williams
Something I Need by OneRepublic
Once in a While by Timeflies
10  Boom Clap by Charli XCX
11  Good Life by OneRepublic
12  On Top Of The World by Imagine Dragons
13  I Lived by OneRepublic
14  Some Nights by Fun.
15  Stolen by Dashboard Confessional
16  Cake By The Ocean by DNCE
17  Jumper by Third Eye Blind
18  Riptide by Vance Joy
19  Autobahn by Anberlin
20  Rhythm of Love by Plain White T’s
21  I Took A Pill In Ibiza by Mike Posner
22  Best Day of My Life by American Authors
23  Toothbrush by DNCE
24  Shut Up and Dance by Walk The Moon
25  Bright by Echosmith
26  Never Let You Go by Third Eye Blind
27  Wake Me Up by Avicii
28  Hall of Fame by The Script
29  We are Young by Fun.
30  Can’t Stop the Feeling by Justin Timberlake

For my full playlist, you can browse through my Spotify (you have to be logged into Spotify):

If you could suggest more songs to include in a road trip playlist, feel free to drop a comment below!  It would be much appreciated. 

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Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist

18 Replies to “30 Songs to Include in a Road Trip Playlist”

  1. Love the idea! Will send some suggestions if I have any 😉

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Thanks Emilie!! ♥

  2. Great list! I love most of the songs you’ve included and I’m looking forward to listening ti the ones I don’t know! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Lisa | http://www.fromdreamtoplan.net/

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Thank you, Lisa! Looks like we have the same taste in music! ♥

  3. I love road trips and putting playlists together for them. So many of my playlists are just named after the trip I went on!

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Wow, I guess you already have several playlists! That’s interesting. 🙂

  4. Great list!! A good roadtrip playlsit is always one of my top priorities!! I have a couple i love to cruise to:

    Smile by Mikky Ekko.
    Cecilia and the Satelite by Andrew Mcmahon in the Wilderness.

    Pinning this list for later!

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      This is my first time to hear those songs. I like them, especially the second song. 🙂 I’ll add it to my playlist! Thank you, Carly!!

  5. That’s a great list! I know about half the songs on it.

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Thank you! 🙂

  6. We have a lot of similar songs on our travel playlist! I also always have a few Train songs as well. 😉

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Yay! Speaking of Train, I should include Hey, Soul Sister. 🙂

  7. Great list and we have some mutual entries there! Love your taste!

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Thank you, that’s very nice to hear! 🙂

  8. I love every single song on your playlist!! It needs Bruno Mars on it – unless I missed it??

    1. businesstravelerswife says: Reply

      Thank you!! You’re right, it needs Bruno Mars! I added “Just the Way You Are” to my playlist. Thanks for your suggestion! 🙂

      1. Good one!! I can’t stop listening to Uptown Funk. It is great for giving me energy to clean the house! Ha.

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