Buckingham released a live version of the song on his 2008 album Live at the Bass Performance Hall. This live recording entered the UK charts at #168, becoming Buckingham's first UK single in over 25 years to make any impact in the charts.
In July 2015, "Holiday Road" was re-released on the Vacation soundtrack album and as a digital download along with "Dancin' Across the USA" from the original National Lampoon's Vacation soundtrack.
In 2013, "Holiday Road" was adopted as the unofficial playoff victory song of the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks, who went on to win the Stanley Cup on June 24, the 30th anniversary of the song's release. The song is also used as the bedding for the intro segment of the Nerdist Podcast "The Todd Glass Show."