The approaching summer months conjure up thoughts of road trips, beach days, barbecues and camping. Even from an air-conditioned office, the call of the open road is powerful, the pull of sun-kissed vistas prevalent. Whether you have a weeklong vacation scheduled or are just planning a weekend getaway, make sure to take advantage of the warm weather to get away and relax. To accompany the time off: this selection of tunes, a soundtrack for the sunny days and cool nights.

The Summer Playlist