The best thing about music is that it can put us in the mood we want to be in, transport us to far off places, and remind us of memories, both good and bad.
Below are 40 songs that we think you should have in your travel playlist right now.
For simplicity reasons, and because we love Apple Music, the links below are to songs via Apple Music. It’s alright if you don’t have an Apple product, we still feel you’ll enjoy the songs on this list.
Some of these songs are about specific places and things, while others just evoke the the sense of travel and wanderlust. So, get out there and travel.
The 40 songs in this list are in no particular order.
- Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz
- Vacation by The Go-Go’s
- Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett
- On the Road Again by Willie Nelson
- Come Fly with Me by Frank Sinatra
- I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2
- Roam by The B52s
- Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
- Life Is a Highway by Tom Cochrane
- When I’m Gone by Anna Kendrick
- Land Down Under by Men at Work
- Dreams by The Cranberries
- Royals by Lorde
- Gangnam Style by Psy
- Take It Easy by The Eagles
- Take Me Home Country Roads by John Denver
- Surfin’ USA by The Beach Boys
- Beverly Hills by Weezer
- Viva Las Vegas by Elvis Presley
- California Dreaming by The Mamas and the Papas
- Midnight Train to Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips
- Malibu by Miley Cyrus
- California Love by Tupac and Dr. Dre
- I Love L.A. by Randy Newman
- Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
- Kokomo by The Beach Boys
- Paris by The Chainsmokers
- Empire State of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys) by JAY-Z
- Tennessee by Arrested Development
- Havana by Camila Cabello
- Africa by Toto
- Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) by Major Lazer
- Good Life by OneRepublic
- International by Fans of Jimmy Century
- Summer by Marshmello
- Jubel by Klingande
- Everybody Wants To Run the World by Tears for Fears
- Freedom! ’90 by George Michael
- Ready to Go by Republica
We hope you love this music as much as we do. As we find more, we may add to this list. How about 50 or even 100? Bookmark the page and check back.