Travel The Best Songs About Traveling  

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Successful musicians spend a lot of time on the road, so it's only natural that they write songs about their constant moving and experiences away from home. This is a ranked list of all songs about traveling, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "travel" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about traveling the world as a subject or theme. A few of these tracks are about modes of transportation, while others are simply about traveling, whether it's a cruise on the ocean or a hike across the country.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the traveling songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more. 
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Jackie Evancho

2
26 26
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Tom Islava added Willie Nelson

3
26 26
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Steppenwolf

4
27 26
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The Who

5
27 26
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Ray Charles

6
34 34
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Esavi added Journey

7
26 25
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33 33
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Simon and Garfunkel

9
32 32
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Roy Orbison

10
17 15
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r-gold added Creedence Clearwater Revival

11
23 23
Goodby Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

12
9 6
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Esavi added George Thorogood & The Destroyers

13
31 31
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Esavi added AC/DC

14
9 6
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Esavi added Eagles

15
45 47
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Deep Purple

16
35 37
Immigrant Song is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
r-gold added Led Zeppelin

17
16 14
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The Who

18
28 29
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r-gold added Led Zeppelin

19
23 22
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Esavi added Bachman–Turner Overdrive

20
15 13
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Climax Blues Band

21
15 13
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Esavi added The Doobie Brothers

22
22 21
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

23
22 21
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

24
15 13
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Esavi added Iron Maiden

25
28 28
We Gotta Get Out of This Place... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

26
14 12
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punksnotdead added Golden Earring

27
27 27
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

28
13 11
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Esavi added Eddie Rabbitt

29
20 19
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Esavi added Foghat

30
32 33
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Eagles

31
25 25
Dream On is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Aerosmith

32
18 17
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Esavi added Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

33
11 9
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Cinderella

34
18 15
Going Up the Country is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Canned Heat

35
11 10
King of the Road Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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17 16
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37
10 8
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Esavi added Bachman–Turner Overdrive

38
16 15
Midnight Train to Georgia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Gladys Knight & the Pips

39
9 7
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Esavi added Mike + The Mechanics

40
14 13
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Esavi added Sammy Hagar

41
7 5
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Esavi added Ace

42
13 12
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Cinderella

43
6 4
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urmetaldj666 added

44
18 18
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Esavi added Eagles

45
24 25
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46
12 11
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Esavi added Rush

47
45 47
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America

48
9 8
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Esavi added Judas Priest

49
20 21
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50
8 7
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r-gold added Alice Cooper