Some of these songs are all about taking to the open road. Some just have a line about driving. Some just mention a place. Some are listed under a couple of different places because they are about more than one. Some have swear words. I tried to add a lot of songs because if you are going far, you will have a lot of time to fill. Have any others you like? Add them under Comments.

Road Trips:
Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd (this one will take almost 10 minutes of your road trip all by itself)
Get Out the Map by the Indigo Girls
Happiness Hotel by the Muppets
Here I Go Again by Whitesnake
I Drove All Night by Cyndi Lauper
If I Run by Semisonic
I’ve Been Everywhere by Johnnie Cash
Life is a Highway by Tom Cochrane
Me and Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin
Movin’ Right Along by the Muppets
On the Road Again by Willie Nelson
Ramblin’ Man by the Allman Brothers Band
Rearview Mirror by Pearl Jam
Ride the Wind by Poison
Roam by the B-52s
Route 66 by the Rolling Stones
(or the elusive version by John Maher from the Cars movie soundtrack)
St. Robinson in His Cadillac Dream by Counting Crows
Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
Turn the Page by Pete Seeger
or Metallica
Wanted Dead or Alive by Bon Jovi
Wherever I May Roam by Metallica

Plane Trips:
Wheels by the Foo Fighters
Leaving on a Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary
or John Denver

Blake Says by Amanda Palmer

Take it Easy by the Eagles

California Dreaming by The Mamas and the Papas
Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Hotel California by The Eagles
Long December by Counting Crows

Rocky Mountain High by John Denver (or just about anything by John Denver)

Dizz Knee Land by Dada
Miami by Counting Crows

The Devil Went Down to Georgia by the Charlie Daniels Band

Bloodletting (The Vampire Song) by Concrete Blond
Miami by Counting Crows

Boston by Augustana

Omaha by Counting Crows

New York
Empire State of Mind by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
(or the Glee version if you want a cleaner one)
New York City by They Might be Giants
No Sleep til Brooklyn by the Beastie Boys

West Virginia:
Take Me Home Country Road by John Denver

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