Hitting the road this summer? We’ve put together a killer playlist to get you from Point A to Point B, wherever those might be. Whether you’re driving Route 66 or “The Road to Nowhere” (a.k.a. US-83), these classic American tunes will help you keep on truckin’. For an even more songs, check out the extended playlist on our Spotify channel.

  1. Running On Empty – Jackson Browne
  2. Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
  3. Take it Easy – The Eagles
  4. Send Me On My Way – Rusted Root
  5. Low Rider – War
  6. America – Simon & Garfunkel
  7. Roadrunner – The Modern Lovers & Jonathan Richman
  8. Route 66 – Chuck Berry
  9. To Ohio – The Low Anthem
  10. Fast Car – Tracy Chapman

Before your trip, check out roadtripusa.com or pick up a copy of the full-color 2015 edition of Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America’s Two-Lane Highways for itineraries, route ideas, and expert info on where to stay on your trip. For readers who know that the road trip experience is as much about the journey as it is about the destination, author Jamie Jensen has put together the definitive guide to off-beat roadside attractions, quirky mom-and-pop businesses, and the best Americana to be found anywhere east or west of the Mississippi.