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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Drivin' My Life Away Eddie Rabbitt

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Amarillo by Morning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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King of the Road Roger Miller

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Highwayman Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, The Highwaymen

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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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I'm a Ramblin' Man Waylon Jennings

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Take a Back Road Rodney Atkins

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Dirt Road Anthem Jason Aldean

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Wagon Wheel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
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Every Mile a Memory Dierks Bentley

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Traveling Man Dolly Parton

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Drunk on a Plane Dierks Bentley

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Highway 20 Ride Zac Brown Band

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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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Greyhound Bound for Nowhere Miranda Lambert

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Some Old Side Road Keith Whitley

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My House Kacey Musgraves

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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) 32 on the list The Best Country Songs About Traveling
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Ride the Train Alabama

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Rhythm of the Road George Strait

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10,000 Towns Eli Young Band

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Gone To Carolina Shooter Jennings

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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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Drive South Suzy Bogguss

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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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On the Road Lee Roy Parnell