Road trips grant us freedom, allowing us to explore our surroundings and create adventures of our own. They also allow us to be flexible; you don’t need to follow tight schedules, for example, or follow an itinerary.

At times though, road trips can be difficult to handle. Long journeys in a car won’t always go as planned, while sometimes you can miss roads or exits and end up away from the route you had intended to follow.

Music is essential for these scenarios, as hearing songs that you love will help to pass the time behind the wheel. With this in mind, we recommend you visit your favourite app stores and search for these classic tunes. Don’t forget to check if your vehicle can connect to your smartphone too. If not, technology like a Blaupunkt Car Stereo from In Car Connections can help.

All ready to go? Then turn your stereo up and fill up your tank, because these songs are sure to make any road trip the best one ever.


Walking On Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves

This is a classic tune, which perfectly fits for anything with an upbeat mood. Since music can affect our own mood, this song radiates such happiness that even the rainiest road trip will be made so much better.

Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas

We all know the lyrics of this song …everybody is…Kung…Fu…fighting… Nonetheless, this song is not as much essential road trip material, as it is a tune perfect for a wonderful singalong with those sitting in the passenger seat.

Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Very popular due to it featuring in movies ranging from Sahara and Texas Chainsaw Massacre to 8 Mile and of course Sweet Home Alabama, this tune has a habit of turning every middle class citizen into a Yankee from Alabama. So, get your friends together, play this song and your road trip will instantly turn into a sweet road trip montage.


Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen

If you are reaching the end of the road, reach for Don’t Stop Me Now and take that quick turn for one last adventure. This song is proven to upgrade your road trip montage, as well as give you an extra boost of energy!

Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

This is a classical 1980s tune by Journey and one that will definitely improve your spontaneous karaoke performances behind the wheel. Plus, even if you are not a big fan of karaoke, this song is great for boosting your mood.

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers

This tune is one of the greatest road trip hits ever and has recently been resurrected by the cast of How I Met Your Mother. In our hearts though, this song has always been popular. Although it was never number one in the UK singles charts, it’s a fun and upbeat track that everybody can sing and dance along to with ease.

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