Your Family Road Trip Playlist

By Barbara Danza
Barbara Danza
Barbara Danza
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Barbara Danza is a mom of two, an MBA, a beach lover, and a kid at heart. Here, diving into the challenges and opportunities of parenting in the modern age. Particularly interested in the many educational options available to families today, the renewed appreciation of simplicity in kids’ lives, the benefits of family travel, and the importance of family life in today’s society.
October 11, 2016 Updated: October 8, 2018

Autumn is such a wonderful time to pack up the car and hit the road for a family adventure.

The air is crisp, the scenery colorful, and the backroads are dotted with pie stands and pumpkin patches.

Whether heading out for the day or making a weekend, or longer, of it, a rich playlist can get everyone excited and help ingrain memories as time goes on.

Here are some family-friendly songs to consider for your family road trip playlist:

Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles

On the Road Again – Willie Nelson

I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash

Everyday Is a Winding Road – Sheryl Crow

Life Is a Highway – Tom Cochrane

Runnin’ Down a Dream – Tom Petty

Route 66 – Chuck Berry

Holiday – Madonna

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Beautiful Day – U2

The Distance – Cake

Movin’ Right Along from “The Muppet Movie” – Kermit, Fozzie

Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra

Island In the Sun – Weezer

On Top of the World – Imagine Dragons

Roam – The B-52’s

Happy Together – The Turtles

Rainbow – Jack Johnson, G. Love

Send Me on My Way – Rusted Root

Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

You can check out the whole playlist here on Spotify. Happy Travels!

Barbara Danza
Barbara Danza is a mom of two, an MBA, a beach lover, and a kid at heart. Here, diving into the challenges and opportunities of parenting in the modern age. Particularly interested in the many educational options available to families today, the renewed appreciation of simplicity in kids’ lives, the benefits of family travel, and the importance of family life in today’s society.