Top 5 Free Road Trip Apps

Navigation has gotten a lot easier since GPS and smartphones. Even the directionally challenged can get from point A to point B without getting lost. These five road trip apps not only tell you where to go, but what to see as well.


The best T@B and Little Guy vacations are smooth driving from point A to B. Waze is a community based traffic and navigation app. The app relays on its users for real time traffic and route information updates from speed traps to traffic delays. Waze alerts you to accidents, road hazards and other things that could put a damper on your trip.

Gas Buddy

As soon as the gaslight comes on, it is time to play eye spy, as in eye spy the exit with the cheapest gas game. Gasbuddy is a free app for iOS and Android that takes the guesswork out of finding an affordable gas station.


Know where you want to tow to, but not sure where to stop along the way? Let Roadtrippers help you plan your trip and find all the best local attractions. Enter your location and destination to see all the nightlife, museums and tacky tourist attractions you will pass along the way.


Waited too long to find a good exit for lunch? Don’t get hangry, iExit let’s you see gas stations and food stops that are coming up before you pass the exit.

Signal Guru

Ever wonder how fast you would have to drive to make all the green lights in town? Signal Guru is an iPhone and Android app that uses your phone camera to calculate traffic signal patterns. It then estimates how fast you will have to travel to drive through the lights without stopping.

What are some of your favorite road trip apps? Share a link to your favorite apps in our forum.  


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