Summer is here and the time is ripe for road trips. Last Fall, we covered some cool travel apps (Great Apps for Fall Vacation Road Travel Pt. 1 and Pt. 2), and with so many out there, we decided to preview a few more for your summer travel fun.
Plug in your road trip itinerary and this app will make suggestions for restaurants, gas stations, rest stops and more along your route. It will even calculate estimated fuel expenses for your intended trip. Planning this trip with friends and family? This app makes sharing your itinerary with others a snap. (Available on Android and iPhone)
If you’re headed to a family reunion or caravanning with other people, you’ll love this app. You can send your location to your travel companions, or vice versa, they can send their location to you. Coordinating where to meet has never been easier when you can see how far your travel mates are. (Available on Android, iPhone and Windows Mobile)
Track every step of your vacation with this app. Turn it on when you leave your hotel each day and let it track everywhere you walk and visit. Record each step of your daily meandering and download it at the end of the day. Keep these recordings to see where you’ve been, what you saw and what you did. (Available on Android and iPhone)
Here’s an app that helps you find “pet-friendly places that people and dogs can enjoy together” when you’re driving across the country. Hotels, restaurants, retail stores and even attractions that invite both you and Fido are listed. (Available on Android, iPhone, iPad and mobile website)
Check these out before your next summer road trip and enjoy the ride!
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