Hitting the road with great apps
Whether you’re a US resident or visiting from another country, taking to the road to see the United States is always an adventure. You want to keep that sense of freedom, while also keeping saftey and convenience in mind. We’d like to suggest a few great apps to use with your GigSky data that will make your trip more fun, enjoyable and convenient. Whether you want to be notified about great sights along the way, are desperate to find a decent cup of coffee en route, or have more prosaic needs (um … is there a public restroom nearby?), we’ve got the apps for you. So let’s get on the road!
Roadtrippers – Trip Planner Map & Travel Guides
Our unique content covers the wonderful “off the beaten path” places to visit and our unique database contains millions of the world’s most interesting locations. Roadtrippers helps people discover the world around them in an entirely new way by streamlining discovery, planning, booking and navigation into an engaging and intuitive process. The web and mobile applications are free to use.
Field Trip – Your Guide to Cool
Field Trip, your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you is now on the iPhone! Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it will notify you and if you have a headset or bluetooth connected, it can even read the info to you.
The Weather Channel – Alerts, Forecast & Radar
Never get caught in the rain again with this powerful, free mobile app for iPhone and Apple Watch. Stay informed with reliable forecasts, interactive radar and real-time rain alerts, backed by the most trusted name in weather — The Weather Channel. It’s the app users call “awesome” and the “best app on my phone.
Waze – GPS Navigation, Maps & Real-time Traffic
Get the best route, every day, with real–time help from other drivers.
Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.
Save money, save time. Find cheap gas with a community of 60 million users.
GasBuddy is the world’s largest community-based fuel app, with over 60 million downloads worldwide. We outsmart the pump together, using information provided by our users. Join drivers in your areas and start saving!
Along the Way – Road Trips Made Better
Find spots along the way to your destination. An iPhone app for finding food, coffee, bars, parks, shopping and more on your next road trip. Instead of searching around you, Along the Way searches along your route making it easy to find cool spots along the way to your destination.
iExit – Interstate Exit Guide
Designed For The Interstate
Open the iExit app on or near any interstate nationwide and watch the magic unfold. It finds you automatically, shows you exits ahead, and allows for easy searching. Your GPS will tell you how to get there, but iExit will tell you where to stop along the way.
SitorSquat – Restroom Finder
Need to go, on the go? SitOrSquat by Charmin can help you find public restrooms near you or where you’re planning to travel. Install SitOrSquat and search, view, rate and add public restrooms to help you, your family and others enjoy the go, on the go.
TV Food Maps – Restaurants on TV, Road Trip Planner, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Man vs. Food & More
TVFoodMaps features 48 TV Shows and over 4000 unique restaurants seen on TV. Our site was created by two brothers who love to travel and eat good food. Our goal is to make sure everyone can enjoy the restaurants they see on TV when they travel.
The largest and most accurate parking database in the world. Over 84,000 locations in over 64 countries. Find. Compare. Save.
OpenTable – Restaurant Reservations
With OpenTable’s free apps, you can discover, reserve, and manage restaurant reservations — anytime, anywhere. Explore thousands of restaurants, find available tables, and book instantly for free. Get access to exclusive mobile features, plus reviews, photos, menus, and more. Your next delicious meal is just a tap away. Download the OpenTable app today!
Zagat – Restaurant Ratings & Reviews
For those looking for standout experiences, Zagat cuts through the clutter of available dining choices and guides you towards the best places, wherever you are. We arrive at this premium selection by collecting and analyzing ratings and reviews from avid diners just like you, as well as through the guidance of our on-the-ground experts.
HotelTonight App – Great Deals on Last Minute Hotels
BOOK IN THE MOMENT
Great hotels. Amazing last-minute deals. Book wherever, whenever on your mobile device for tonight, tomorrow and next week.
Urgent.ly – Roadside Assistance and Towing Services
ON-DEMAND ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
24/7/365 | NATIONWIDE | FAST. SAFE. RELIABLE. We’ll get you back on the road