20 Upbeat Country Songs for a Spring Break Playlist

Spring break vacation is a synonym for fun, and the right playlist is a must-have. Create something upbeat to fit the party atmosphere. Check out these ideas -- you'll get into that spring break mood early just giving them a listen.

Alan Jackson: 'Good Time'

Arista Nashville

This fun song by Alan Jackson even has a "Good Time" line dance to go with it. Makes it a perfect addition to your spring break.

"Good Time" Video

Big & Rich: 'Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)'

Horse of a Different Color - Big & Rich

This is definitely one of Big & Rich's most popular songs. It's also one of the most fun to dance to and sing along with.


Brad Paisley: 'Alcohol'

Brad Paisley - 'Time Well Wasted'
Arista Nashville

Brad Paisley can write a tender love song and then turn around and write a humorous one like "Alcohol," and both will shoot straight to the top of the charts. Here, the alcohol itself is telling the story and taking the blame when you dance with that lampshade on your head. Fun!

"Alcohol" Video

Brooks & Dunn: 'Boot Scootin' Boogie'

Brooks & Dunn - 'Brand New Man'
Arista Nashville

This is another song that has a corresponding line dance to go with it. A definite keeper for a rockin' good time.​

"Boot Scootin' Boogie" Video

Dierks Bentley: 'Sideways'

Dierks Bentley - 'Feel That Fire'
Capitol Nashville

Dierks Bentley's fun little song about partying and having fun is great for a spring break playlist.

"Sideways" Video

George Strait: 'All My Exes Live in Texas'

George Strait - '50 Number Ones'
MCA Nashville

Every country music playlist should include a George Strait song, and this is one of his best. He sings of all of his ex-girlfriends and why they're his exes. 


Jason Aldean: 'She's Country'

Jason Aldean - "She's Country"
Broken Bow Records

Jason Aldean does rockin' country best, and this song is a great representation of that style. This song expounds on the merits of country girls -- from their cowboy down home roots to their cowboy boots.

"She's Country" Video

Keith Urban: 'Days Go By'

Keith Urban - 'Be Here'
Capitol Nashville

This Keith Urban song really fits in with the spring break theme. Just a really "feel good" song.

"Days Go By" Video

Kenny Chesney: 'No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems'

No Shoes No Shirt No Problems
BNA Nashville

This song is from the album of the same name, on which ​Kenny Chesney first started with his island-themed musical style. The song talks about an easygoing time, where you can just lie on your chair on the beach with a drink in your hand and just enjoy life. Isn't this the perfect picture of a spring break vacation?​

"No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems" Video

Lost Trailers: 'Holler Back'

The Lost Trailers - 'Holler Back'
Sony BMG

This is a great singalong song from The Lost Trailers. They sing about a friend that lives in the city in a hip hop world and how they don't understand what he means when he says "holler back," saying the only holler they know of is back in the woods.

"Holler Back" Video

Luke Bryan: 'All My Friends Say'

Luke Bryan - 'Spring Break with All My Friends'
Capitol Nashville

Luke Bryan sings about a guy who attends a party and sees his ex with another guy, and he gets a little crazy. And the next day he wakes up and doesn't remember anything. 

"All My Friends Say" Video

Montgomery Gentry: 'One in Every Crowd'

Montgomery Gentry - 'Back When I Knew It All'
Columbia Nashville

Montgomery Gentry knows how to sing a party song. You know the guy:

"There's one in every crowd, brings the party in us out. Good time Charlie with a Harley, whiskey bent and hellbound."


Rascal Flatts: 'Me and My Gang'

Rascal Flatts - 'Me and My Gang'
Lyric Street Records

Rascal Flatts sings about hanging out and having a good time in this song -- just the right mood for hanging on the beach.

"Me and My Gang" Video

Rascal Flatts: 'Summer Nights'

Rascal Flatts 'Unstoppable'
Lyric Street Records

This Rascal Flatts song is from their "Unstoppable" album, and it describes taking it easy while you're on vacation, which makes it perfect for this playlist:

"And school is out so let's get it on. Flip flop tan and some white sand."


Sugarland: 'It Happens'

Sugarland - Love on the Inside
Mercury Nashville

Sugarland sing about Murphy's Law. You know, when something can go wrong, it does. Love the verse where she gets a flat and borrows her neighbor's car and gets rear-ended by her ex and his new girl.

"It Happens" Video

Terri Clark: 'Better Things to Do'

Terri Clark - 'Greatest Hits'
Mercury Nashville

Terri Clark isn't about to put up with any crap from her boyfriend. She tells him she has better things to do. Here's the fun chorus:

"Check the air in my tires. Straighten my stereo wires. Count the stars in the sky or just get on with my life."

"Better Things to Do" Video

The Zac Brown Band: 'Chicken Fried'

Zac Brown Band - 'The Foundation'

The Zac Brown Band has put out one of the most infectious songs ever with "Chicken Fried." You can't help but sing along with the song when it comes on the radio.

"Chicken Fried" Video

Toby Keith: 'I Love This Bar'

Toby Keith - 'Shock 'n Y'all'
Dreamworks Nashville

Toby Keith describes the scene in his favorite place -- his local bar -- likely a common experience on spring break. So this song fits right in.

"I Love This Bar" Video

Trace Adkins: 'Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk'

Trace Adkins - 'Songs About Me'
Capitol Nashville

Trace Adkins sings about a girl that all the guys love to watch shake her badonkadonk as she dances. Another fun song to sing and dance to.

"Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk" Video

Travis Tritt: 'Country Club'

Travis Tritt - 'Country Club'
Warner Nashville

While Toby Keith sings about his favorite place being a bar, Travis Tritt tells us the benefits of being a member of a country club that is, in fact, a good old honky-tonk. Yee haw!

"Country Club" Video