20 Best Vacation Songs to Put You in a Travel Mood

Remember family vacations as a kid? Mom and Dad in the front seat of the car. The kids in the back, and eventually someone suggests singing songs to pass the time. There’s a reason behind this. Vacation songs provide a great way to get in the travel mood. Just start with our list of best vacation songs, and add your own favorites to create the perfect vacation playlist. As they say, music soothes the soul, and it also lightens the mood.

Top 20 Best Vacation Songs to Inspire Travelers

  1. School’s Out – Alice Cooper
  2. On the Road Again – Willie Nelson
  3. Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer – Nat King Cole
  4. Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
  5. Summertime, Summertime – Jamies
  6. Permanent Vacation – Aerosmith
  7. Soak Up the Sun – Sheryl Crow
  8. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Bryan Hyland
  9. Summertime – Will Smith
  10. Vacation – The Go-Gos
  11. Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet
  12. Island in the Sun – Weezer
  13. I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash
  14. Leaving on a Jet Plane – John Denver
  15. Summer Lovin’ – Grease
  16. Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly and the Family Stone
  17. Mexico – James Taylor
  18. Come Sail Away – Styx
  19. Under the Board Walk – The Drifters
  20. Surfin USA – Beach Boys

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