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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Drivin' My Life Away Eddie Rabbitt

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Amarillo by Morning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Red Dirt Road Brooks & Dunn

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Life Is a Highway Rascal Flatts

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East Bound and Down Jerry Reed

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Highwayman Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, The Highwaymen

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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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Dirt Road Anthem Jason Aldean

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The Best Country Songs for Weddings

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Wagon Wheel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
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Traveling Man Dolly Parton

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Highway 20 Ride Zac Brown Band

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Every Mile a Memory Dierks Bentley

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Drunk on a Plane Dierks Bentley

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Greyhound Bound for Nowhere Miranda Lambert

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Sing a Traveling Song Johnny Cash

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Let's Go to Vegas Faith Hill

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Some Old Side Road Keith Whitley

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My House Kacey Musgraves

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Gone To Carolina Shooter Jennings

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The Road Goes on Forever Robert Earl Keen

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A Good Day to Run Darryl Worley

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Young In America is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
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10,000 Towns Eli Young Band

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Ride the Train Alabama

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Rhythm of the Road George Strait

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hejacountrybest added Jason Isbell Traveling Alone

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On a Bus to St. Cloud Trisha Yearwood

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Highway, Highway Anne Murray

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This Far From Memphis Easton Corbin

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Goodnight America Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Drive South Suzy Bogguss

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On the Road Lee Roy Parnell