Ready for the Road this Summer?
Make the most of your road trip with these great apps
Start off your road trip right this summer, by teeing up 2017’s newest travel apps designed just for road trips. You’ll want to make sure you have a mobile data plan that fits the needs of your trip. GigSky offers short-term, no contract plans for iPad with Apple SIM, or use the GigSky Data SIM with any unlocked mobile device. With your GigSky mobile data up and running, and these apps ready to go, you’ll experience a whole new level of convenience, fun and discovery this summer. Let’s check ‘em out!
- Scout – Probably the best tool road trippers can ask for. With everything from locating the cheapest gas station to personalized recommendations en route (think restaurants, local concerts, etc.) you’ll be sure to experience a journey packed with fun activities. (Available for Android, iOS)
2. Greatest Road
- Greatest Road – Another gem for finding interesting things to do along the way – with reviews, summaries and star ratings included so you know what you’re getting into. If you still can’t find the perfect restaurant– not to worry – the app integrates with Yelp so you’re bound to find something good. (Available for Android, iOS)
3. Roadside America
- Roadside America – Looking for the quirkiest attractions around while cruising route 66? You’re in luck! This app is chock-full of secret American treasures. If Pittsburg’s Robot Hall of Fame, or the world’s largest teapot collection piqué your interest, this is the cross-country road trip app for you. (Available for iOS)
4. As You Stay
- AsYouStay – Traveling by car can result in last-minute hotel check-ins, at unpredictable hours. With AsYouStay – just input your check-in and check out time, and up pops a list of hotels willing to meet your criteria. “check in as early as you need, leave as late as you want.” Checking in a 1 am, and want a long relaxing afternoon at the hotel? Perhaps you just want a hotel for a couple hours? You’ll be able to find whatever option suits you, using AsYouStay. (Available for Android, iOS)
- Walc – Simply input your desired destination and the app will provide you with directions based on easy to spot landmarks. You’ll no longer have to pull out your phone every few minutes and can thoroughly enjoy the view as you cruise. (Available for Android, iOS)
- Spot Crime+ – The most visited crime map in the U.S., SpotCrime+ provides near-real time crime information so you and your family are aware of what’s going on in your neighborhood, or as you travel. The app aggregates crime information from various sources around the country from police activity to breaking news crime. The app covers most of the U.S. and U.K as well as parts of Canada. (Available for Android, iOS)
7. Solo Traveller
- Solo Traveller – are you hitting the road alone and want to meet up with some like-minded individuals? Get Solo Traveler to meet up, share a meal or go an adventure. (Available for Android, iOS)
Need GigSky Data for your next road trip?
Now that you have a list of apps for your adventure, why not download the GigSky app to keep you connected along the way, or check out GigSky mobile data plans for iPad with Apple SIM. Happy travels!
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Read our earlier blog on other super useful apps for the Great American Roadtrip here: