10 Best Apps for a Road Trip

Posted on by Defensive Driving Team | in Born to Drive, Cool Driving, Road Trips

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Road trips are only as good as their planning, but thanks to smartphones, planning a road trip has become infinitely easier. It helps if you know which apps are the best to use however, so to help you out, here are some of the best. For links to buy these apps, as well as more tips and advice for planning a road trip, including best music, food, and games, check out the Road Trip Planner.

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There was once a time when you had to do all of the necessary research before parting on a long road trip, but now there are a number of useful apps that will take care of everything for you. Here are five of the best.

Gas Buddy
Available across all platforms, Gas Buddy is an essential app for anyone who has a car and does any driving whatsoever. By allowing you to check gas prices across the country, you can make sure that you are getting your gas at the lowest possible price per gallon. It is especially useful for a road trip, as you can use the trip cost calculator to know exactly how much you should budget for gas on your trip.

Foodspotting
One of the best parts of any road trip is the food that you eat along the way. And one of the best ways to find out about the best local eats is with the Foodspotting app. Users upload their favorite restaurants and dishes in any place across the States, and will even include pictures for you to view before you visit.

Roadside America
Since road trips are as much about the journey as they are about the destination, it is fun to check out some of the more quirky and interesting roadside attractions along the way. Roadside America helps you with this, providing over 10,000 offbeat attractions across the United States.

OpenTable
Another food app, OpenTable is more concerned with helping you lock down a place to eat when you arrive at a city along your journey. You can check out which restaurants are located in a given city, check their opening times, and make a reservation online through the app.

RoadNinja
And for everything else, there is RoadNinja. This app is a road trip companion that combines many of the previous tools, and also includes other features such as places to park and nightlife.

Games

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When you aren’t the one who is driving, longer road trips can really start to drag. Here are some of the most addictive and time consuming games that will help to pass the time.

Two Dots
2048
Candy Crush
Tetris
Doodle Jump

There you have it! Ten of the best road trip apps to help make your next road trip the best one yet.

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