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Raise your hand if you could use a vacation right now (I know I could.) Check out this list of the best songs about vacation, ranked by your votes. We don't all have the time and money to take a relaxing vacation, but listening to the songs on this list of popular vacation songs can be a fun escape from work. There are great country songs about vacation and great rock songs about vacation on this comprehensive list, among many other genres.

Jimmy Buffet is the king of vacation songs. His hits “Margaritaville” and “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes” both made this list. The Beach Boys are another band that are associated with sunshine and ocean breezes. Their single, “Kokomo,” is definitely one of the best vacation songs ever written.

Weezer and Vampire Weekend both have songs simply entitled “Holiday” and Lindsey Buckingham's song, “Holiday Road,” which was featured in several of the Vacation films, is another top vacation song. Maybe the best vacation tune award should go to The Go Go's pop classic, “Vacation.”

Do you have a favorite vacation song? Vote on this list to let your voice be heard and please add any songs we may have missed.
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Kokomo The Beach Boys

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Vacation The Go-Go's

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Holiday Road Lindsey Buckingham

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Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson

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Holiday Madonna

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punksnotdead added Holiday Green Day

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Paradise City Guns N' Roses

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Esavi added Boys of Summer Don Henley

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Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra

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On the Road Again Willie Nelson

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peter-n-erken added Toes Zac Brown Band

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Holiday Weezer

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Holiday in Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
punksnotdead added Holiday in Cambodia Dead Kennedys

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All Summer Long Kid Rock

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Permanent Vacation Aerosmith

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Holiday Vampire Weekend

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SallyBallard added Vacation Thomas Rhett

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Holidays in the Sun Sex Pistols

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Better on Holiday (BBC Air in ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
punksnotdead added Better on Holiday (BBC Air in Scotland Session 9-8-03) Franz Ferdinand

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American Boy Estelle, Kanye West

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Some Beach Blake Shelton

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Christmas Vacation Descendents

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Bo's Vacation Bo Diddley

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Voyage Voyage is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation

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Boney M - Hooray Hooray is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
Martin Borggreve added Boney M - Hooray Hooray

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Holidays in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
punksnotdead added Holidays in the Sun Sex Pistols

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Eternity Collide - Rex Stax &a... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation

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Santa's on Vacation Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra

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Your Mind Is on Vacation Van Morrison with Georgie Fame & Friends, Van Morrison, Georgie Fame

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We Used to Vacation Cold War Kids

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Paid Vacation Time At the Drive‐In

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California Vacation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
California Vacation Snoop Dogg, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Xzibit

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Spring Vacation The Beach Boys

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Sweet Vacation Lionel Richie

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Barbara's Vacation Peter Frampton

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