You've filled your pack with gear, thrown the Pocket Bowl
and Feed Bag
into the back of the car, and filled a tall HydroFlask with water. The windows are down and your furry companion is grinning ear to ear as his jowls flap fantastically into the wind. But there's something missing from this very moment, and you realize what you need a soundtrack that puts this exact moment of road-tripping paradise to music.
From old country to classic rock to funk, these 16 songs are sure to keep you and your dog(s) groovin’ while driving cross country, into the mountains for a trail day, or through town running errands prepping for those summer adventures. Play on!
A Summer Roadtrip Playlist for Your Dog-Friendly Travels
1. “Runnin’ Down a Dream” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
2. “On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson
3. “We’re the Best of Friends” by Natalie Cole
4. “Who Let the Dogs Out” by Baha Men
5. “I Love My Dog” by Sublime
6. “Hound Dog” by Elvis Presley
7. “Kick the Dust Up” by Luke Bryan
8. “Black Dog” by Led Zeppelin
9. “Diamond Dogs” by David Bowie
10. “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by Iggy and the Stooges
11. “Fox Chase” by Earl Taylor
12. “Old King” by Neil Young
13. “Atomic Dog” by George Clinton
14. “Happy Trails” by Roy Rogers
15. “These Boots Were Made for Walkin’” by Nancy Sinatra
16. “Wagon Wheel” by Old Crow Medicine Show
Have a favorite song you’d like to add to the list? Comment below to keep this playlist growing!