Picture this: it’s a perfectly warm summer afternoon. There’s nary a cloud in the sky, you’ve got a full tank of gas and a three-day weekend ahead of you. Pack a cooler and your overnight bag, because it’s time for a road trip! With summer winding down, this may be your last opportunity to hit the open road.

In addition to packing your favorite road trip snacks (which we argued over heartily here at our office, but settled on–at very least–a salty bag of pretzels and a fizzy Coke), kick your road trip into high-gear with the ultimate end of summer road trip playlist!

The songs below are FanLabel’s favorites to jam out to while on the open road:

  1.     Start Me Up – The Rolling Stones
  2.     Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  3.     Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen
  4.     On the Road Again – Willie Nelson
  5.     Highway to Hell – AC/DC
  6.     Shut Up and Drive – Rihanna
  7.     Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
  8.     Life is a Highway – Tom Cochrane
  9.     Little Red Corvette – Prince
  10.  American Pie – Don McLean
  11.  Hotel California – Eagles
  12.  Road to Nowhere – Talking Heads
  13.  Route 66 – Chuck Berry
  14.  Everyday is a Winding Road – Sheryl Crow
  15.  Drive – Halsey
  16.  80s Mercedes – Maren Morris
  17.  California – Phantom Planet
  18.  I Drove All Night – Celine Dion
  19.  Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
  20.  I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash
  21.  I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
  22.  One Headlight – The Wallflowers
  23.  Vacation – Thomas Rhett
  24.  Road Trippin’ – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  25.  Island in the Sun – Weezer
  26.  Born to Be Wild – Steppenwolf
  27.  Life in the Fast Lane – Eagles
  28.  Midnight Rider – The Allman Brothers
  29.  Going Mobile – The Who
  30.  Lost Highway – Bon Jovi
  31. Going Back to Cali – The Notorious B.I.G.  
  32. Ridin’ – Chamillionaire
Listen to our playlist below:

What do you think of our selections? Let us know what your must-have road trip songs are in the comments section below.

Play the End of Summer Road Trip Playlist contest in your FanLabel app, which runs Wednesday, Aug. 29 through Friday, Aug. 31!

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