Vacations The Best Songs About Vacation  

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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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Esavi added Boys of Summer Don Henley

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Paradise City Guns N' Roses

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On the Road Again Willie Nelson

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punksnotdead added Holiday Green Day

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Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra

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All Summer Long Kid Rock

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peter-n-erken added Toes Zac Brown Band

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Permanent Vacation Aerosmith

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Holiday Weezer

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Holiday in Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
punksnotdead added Holiday in Cambodia Dead Kennedys

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Holiday Vampire Weekend

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Holidays in the Sun Sex Pistols

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Some Beach Blake Shelton

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American Boy Estelle, Kanye West

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Bo's Vacation Bo Diddley

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Voyage Voyage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation

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SallyBallard added Vacation Thomas Rhett

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Boney M - Hooray Hooray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
Martin Borggreve added Boney M - Hooray Hooray

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Christmas Vacation Descendents

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

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Better on Holiday (BBC Air in ... is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Holidays in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
punksnotdead added Holidays in the Sun Sex Pistols

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Santa's on Vacation Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra

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Eternity Collide - Rex Stax &a... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation

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Spring Vacation The Beach Boys

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We Used to Vacation Cold War Kids

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Sweet Vacation Lionel Richie

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Paid Vacation Time At the Drive‐In

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Barbara's Vacation Peter Frampton

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California Vacation is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About Vacation
California Vacation Snoop Dogg, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Xzibit

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