Christmas Playlist for Your Winter Break Road Trip: 75 Songs

Traveling to your grandparents’ house for Christmas dinner? Or maybe you’re taking a road trip to the tropics. Whether you’re helping out with the family driving this winter break or sitting in the backseat of mom’s suburban, you need an epic Christmas playlist to keep you entertained. Here’s our top 75 picks for your road trip listening pleasure.

The Original Classics

  1. A Holly Jolly Christmas — Burl Ives
  2. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas — Perry Como
  3. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer — Gene Autry
  4. The Christmas Song — Nat King Cole
  5. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas — Judy Garland
  6. Frosty The Snowman — Gene Autry
  7. (There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays — Perry Como
  8. Little Saint Nick — The Beach Boys
  9. Run Rudolph Run — Chuck Berry
  10. Jingle Bell Rock — Bobby Helms
  11. Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree — Brenda Lee
  12. Winter Wonderland — Perry Como
  13. Mele Kalikimaka —  Bing Crosby ft. The Andrews Sisters
  14. O Tannenbaum — Vince Girauldi Trio
  15. Blue Christmas — Elvis Presley
  16. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) — John Lennon
  17. It’s the Most Wonderful Time Of The Year — Andy Williams
  18. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town — Frank Sinatra
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Classic With a Twist

  1. White Christmas — Michael Bublé ft. Shania Twain
  2. Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town — Jackson 5
  3. Baby, It’s Cold Outside — Michael Bublé, Idina Menzel
  4. Please Come Home For Christmas — Kelly Clarkson
  5. I’ll Be Home For Christmas — Pentatonix
  6. Let It Snow — Kacey Musgraves
  7. Sleigh Ride — The Ronettes
  8. A Marshmallow World — Seth MacFarlane
  9. Man With The Bag — Jessie J
  10. Silver Bells — Colbie Caillat
  11. Wonderful Christmastime — The Shins
  12. The Little Drummer Boy — Johnny Cash
  13. Jingle Bells — Lauren Daigle
  14. Silent Night — Destiny’s Child
  15. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day — The Civil Wars
  16. Merry Christmas Darling — Christina Perri
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Songs to Sing Out Loud

  1. Oh, Santa! — Mariah Carey
  2. All I Want For Christmas Is You — Mariah Carey
  3. Christmas Wrapping — The Waitresses
  4. Santa Baby — Eartha Kitt
  5. Last Christmas — Wham!
  6. Do You Want To Build A Snowman? — Kristen Bell
  7. Feliz Navidad — José Feliciano
  8. Santa Tell Me — Ariana Grande
  9. Mistletoe — Justin Bieber
  10. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays — NSYNC
  11. Grown-Up Christmas List — Jordan Smith
  12. Believe — Josh Groban
  13. My Only Wish (This Year) — Britney Spears
  14. Must Be Christmas — Band of Merrymakers
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Songs to Laugh Along To

  1. You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch — Thurl Ravenscroft
  2. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer — Elmo and Patsy
  3. (All I Want for Christmas) Is My Two Front Teeth — Spike Jones
  4. I Saw Mommy Kissin’ Santa Claus — Jimmy Boyd
  5. The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) — Alvin and the Chipmunks
  6. Must Be Santa — She & Him
  7. I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas (Hippo the Hero) — Gayla Peevey
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If You’re Sick of the Same Old Christmas Songs

  1. Present Without A Bow — Kacey Musgraves ft. Leon Bridges
  2. Wrapped In Red — Kelly Clarkson
  3. Father Christmas — The Kinks
  4. Christmas In Hollis — Run-D.M.C.
  5. Skating — Vince Guaraldi Trio
  6. Linus And Lucy — Vince Guaraldi Trio
  7. Christmas Island — Bob Dylan
  8. Room By The Fire — Hannah Miller
  9. White Winter Hymnal — Fleet Fozes
  10. Christmas In Harlem — Kanye West
  11. Snow In California — Ariana Grande
  12. Oi To The World — No Doubt
  13. December — Taylor Swift
  14. Listen, The Snow Is Falling — Galaxie 500
  15. A Love Letter Christmas — R. Kelly
  16. The Christmas Song — The Raveonettes
  17. Peace — Norah Jones
  18. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? — The Head and the Heart
  19. Winter Song — Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson
  20.  Fairytale of New York — The Pogues ft. Kirsty MacColl