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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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Take Me There Jackie Evancho

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Dream On is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Dream On Aerosmith

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r-gold added Keep on Chooglin' Creedence Clearwater Revival

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I Drove All Night Roy Orbison

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Esavi added Wheel in the Sky Journey

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Couldn't Get It Right Climax Blues Band

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Esavi added Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers

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Esavi added Run to the Hills Iron Maiden

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r-gold added Ramble On Led Zeppelin

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Esavi added Drivin' My Life Away Eddie Rabbitt

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Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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Highway Star Deep Purple

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Esavi added Roll on Down the Highway Bachman–Turner Overdrive

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Immigrant Song is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
r-gold added Immigrant Song Led Zeppelin

The Best Country Songs About Traveling

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punksnotdead added Radar Love Golden Earring

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Esavi added Slow Ride Foghat

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We Gotta Get Out of This Place... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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Goin' Mobile The Who

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Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf

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Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles

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Esavi added Night Moves Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

The Worst Bands of All Time

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Take It Easy Eagles

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Esavi added Four Wheel Drive Bachman–Turner Overdrive

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Esavi added Life in the Fast Lane Eagles

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Magic Bus The Who

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Esavi added Highway to Hell AC/DC

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Call Me the Breeze Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Esavi added I Can't Drive 55 Sammy Hagar

The Best Countries to Travel To

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Going Up the Country is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Going Up the Country Canned Heat

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Tom Islava added On the Road Again Willie Nelson

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Goodby Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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Midnight Train to Georgia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & the Pips

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Esavi added Gear Jammer George Thorogood & The Destroyers

The Worst Albums by Great Bands

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Esavi added How Long Eagles

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r-gold added Under My Wheels Alice Cooper

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Travelin' Band Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Homeward Bound Simon and Garfunkel

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urmetaldj666 added Johnny Cash Highwayman

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Gypsy Road Cinderella

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Esavi added Tom Sawyer Rush

The Best US Cities for Live Music

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The Last Mile Cinderella

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King of the Road Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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Esavi added Silent Running Mike + The Mechanics

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Esavi added How Long Ace

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Graceland Paul Simon

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On the Road Again - Canned Hea... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling