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Road Trip Songs Clark Griswold Would Approve Of

September 12th, 2013 - 1:42 PM

King of the Road: What would Clark Griswold listen to on a road trip?

If there’s anyone who knows how to road trip, it’s Clark Griswold. He drove his station wagon all the way from Chicago to Los Angeles just so his family could experience Walley World amusement park—now that’s dedication! And if you’re gearing up for a long road trip, you probably know the feeling. So what can you do to pass the time while driving? Check out these definitive road trip songs—we think this playlist would have even Clark Griswold singing along!

Road Trip Songs Clark Griswold Would Approve Of (Tweet This)

Holiday Road by Lyndsay Buckingham

Life is a Highway by Tom Cochrane

On the Road Again by Willie Nelson

Beautiful Day by U2

Waking up in Vegas by Katy Perry

Route 66 by Chuck Berry

Don’t Stop Believing by Journey

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye

Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf

Hit the Road Jack by Ray Charles

Cruise by Florida Georgia Line

Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

Hey Jude by the Beatles

We Will Rock You by Queen

I’ve Been Everywhere by Johnny Cash

Living on a Prayer by Bon Jovi

King of the Road by Roger Miller

Little Deuce Coupe by The Beach Boys

Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

Good Life by OneRepublic

Wide Open Spaces by The Dixie Chicks

Stayin’ Alive by The Bee Gees

Kokomo by The Beach Boys

Red Dirt Road by Brooks & Dunn

Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

It’s a Beautiful Day by Michael Bublé

Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Hey Ya by Outkast

Up Around the Bend by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Low Rider by War

Beat It by Michael Jackson

Yeah by Usher

It’s My Life by Bon Jovi

Bonus Track: Chariots of Fire Theme Song (Watch the Griswolds racing towards the Walley World entrance with this song playing in the background—they’re in for a sad surprise!)

What other road trip songs do you think Clark Griswold would approve of?
Leave a comment below to add to the list. For your next road trip, remember to travel safe and keep your eyes on the road—Clark wouldn’t have it any other way, right?!

Helpful Resource: The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Road Trip