music The Best Country Songs About Traveling  

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If there’s one genre that has a monopoly on great road trip songs, it’s country music. The songs listed here are all excellent examples of country songs about traveling, offering up tales that pass through thousands of towns all over America and beyond.

Some of the greatest country songs about travel involve four wheels and a lot of asphalt. Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” certainly deserves a spot on this list, as does Johnny Cash’s “I’ve Been Everywhere” and Roger Miller’s “King of the Road.” More modern era country road trip travel songs include Rascal Flatt’s cover of Tom Cochrane’s “Life is a Highway” and Zac Brown Band’s “Highway 20 Ride.” And of course, Kacey Musgraves’s “My Home” is perhaps the ultimate country travel song – her home is her RV.

In case you were wondering, yes, occasionally country music artists sing country travel songs about flying. Dierks Bentley indulges in a bit too much alcohol and gets “Drunk on a Plane,” and John Denver is “Leaving on a Jet Plane” with no idea when he’ll return.

Enjoy these great country songs about traveling, and be sure to vote for your favorites.

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On the Road Again Willie Nelson

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I've Been Everywhere Johnny Cash

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King of the Road Roger Miller

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Amarillo by Morning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Drivin' My Life Away Eddie Rabbitt

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Red Dirt Road Brooks & Dunn

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East Bound and Down Jerry Reed

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Life Is a Highway Rascal Flatts

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Highwayman Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, The Highwaymen

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Dirt Road Anthem Jason Aldean

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Take a Back Road Rodney Atkins

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I'm a Ramblin' Man Waylon Jennings

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Traveling Man Dolly Parton

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Wagon Wheel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
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Greyhound Bound for Nowhere Miranda Lambert

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Highway 20 Ride Zac Brown Band

The Best Country Songs About Women

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Let's Go to Vegas Faith Hill

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Sing a Traveling Song Johnny Cash

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Every Mile a Memory Dierks Bentley

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Drunk on a Plane Dierks Bentley

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My House Kacey Musgraves

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Some Old Side Road Keith Whitley

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Great Country Songs About Falling in Love

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10,000 Towns Eli Young Band

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The Road Goes on Forever Robert Earl Keen

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Rhythm of the Road George Strait

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On a Bus to St. Cloud Trisha Yearwood

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A Good Day to Run Darryl Worley

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Ride the Train Alabama

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Gone To Carolina Shooter Jennings

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Highway, Highway Anne Murray

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This Far From Memphis Easton Corbin

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Young In America is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
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Goodnight America Mary Chapin Carpenter

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On the Road Lee Roy Parnell

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Drive South Suzy Bogguss