10 Songs That Will Make You Want to Pack Your Bags and Travel

The lyrics and melodies of these timeless tunes will get you in the mood for adventure

Jul 25, 2014
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Summer is in full swing and that means it's time to enjoy the fine weather and go exploring. Whether you have a vacation planned or not, these 10 songs will make you want to pack your bags and get on your way.

1. ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD
Lyrics: John Fogerty
Performed by: Status Quo

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
And I like it, I like it, I like it, I like it
I li-li-like it, li-li-like
Here we go, rockin' all over the world

2. COME FLY WITH ME
Lyrics: Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by: Frank Sinatra

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
It's perfect for a flying honeymoon, they say
Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away

3. THREE LITTLE BIRDS
Lyrics: Bob Marley
Performed by: Bob Marley and the Wailers

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
Singing' "Don't worry 'bout a thing,
'Cause every little thing gonna be alright

4. TICKET TO RIDE
Lyrics: John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed by: The Beatles

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
She's got a ticket to ride
But she don't care

5. HOLIDAY
Lyrics: Curtis Hudson and Lisa Stevens
Performed by: Madonna

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
Let love shine
And we will find
A way to come together
And make things better
We need a holiday

6. TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE
Lyrics: Eddie Money
Performed by: Eddie Money

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
I've got two tickets to paradise
Won't you pack your bags, we'll leave tonight

7. AROUND THE WORLD
Lyrics: John Anthony Frusciante, Michael Balzary, Chad Smith, Anthony Kiedis
Performed by: Red Hot Chili Peppers

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
'I know I know for sure
That life is beautiful around the world

8. ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Lyrics: Willie Nelson
Performed by: Willie Nelson

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
Is on the road again
I just can't wait to get on the road again

9. AFRICA
Lyrics: David Paich and drummer Jeff Porcaro
Performed by: Toto

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

10. FLY AWAY
Lyrics: Lenny Kravitz
Performed by: Lenny Kravitz

LINE TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD:
I want to get away
I want to fly away
Yeah with you yeah yeah
I got to get away

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