A road trip is a great opportunity to bond with friends and family, explore new places, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Music can play an important role in making the journey more enjoyable, and a carefully curated playlist can help set the mood and provide the soundtrack to your adventure.
In fact, cars and audio complement each other rather well. Some fans of car audio prefer the roaring of an engine whether that be from a personal car they own, or the sound of one of the fastest cars in the most popular motorsports. Others, however, prefer to have music blaring in their cars with tunes pumping and the bass almost making the panels of their cars rattle.
Today, we’re going to discuss some of our favourite music for when we hit the road. So, here are some songs we recommend to play on a road trip to keep all passengers pumped on your journey.
Our 10 favourite roadtrip songs
“Life is a Highway” by Tom Cochrane
This classic rock song is a road trip anthem and a celebration of the open road. With its upbeat tempo and catchy chorus, “Life is a Highway” is sure to get everyone singing along.
“I Want it That Way” by Backstreet Boys
For those who like their road trip music with a pop twist, this hit from the Backstreet Boys is an excellent choice. The upbeat chorus and upbeat rhythm will keep you and your passengers moving.
“Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey
Another classic rock song that’s perfect for a road trip, “Don’t Stop Believin'” is an upbeat and positive anthem that encourages you to chase your dreams.
“Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses
This classic rock anthem is a timeless classic that’s perfect for a road trip. With its upbeat tempo, catchy guitar riff, and iconic chorus, “Sweet Child O’ Mine” is sure to be a hit with everyone in the car.
“On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson
As the title suggests, this country classic is all about life on the road. With its upbeat tempo and catchy chorus, “On the Road Again” is a great choice for a road trip playlist.
“The Power of Love” by Huey Lewis and the News
This upbeat and positive 80s classic is a celebration of love and friendship. With its catchy chorus and upbeat tempo, “The Power of Love” is sure to put everyone in a good mood.
“Summer of ’69” by Bryan Adams
This classic rock anthem is a celebration of summer and the carefree days of youth. With its upbeat tempo and catchy chorus, “Summer of ’69” is sure to be a hit with everyone in the car and is a must have tune to blast from your Single Din or Double Din car stereo.
“I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers
This upbeat and catchy song is a celebration of the journey, both physical and emotional. With its upbeat tempo and catchy chorus, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” is sure to be a hit with everyone in the car.
“Lose You to Love Me” by Selena Gomez
For those who like their road trip music with a more introspective twist, this emotional ballad from Selena Gomez is a great choice. The powerful lyrics and heartfelt vocals will help set the mood for a contemplative journey.
“Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen
This classic rock anthem is a celebration of freedom and the open road. With its upbeat tempo and catchy chorus, “Born to Run” is sure to get everyone singing along and feeling empowered.
These are just a few of the many songs that are perfect for a road trip. The key to a great road trip playlist is to choose a mix of upbeat and contemplative songs that will keep everyone entertained and engaged throughout the journey. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or by yourself, music can play an important role in making the trip more enjoyable and memorable.