The days of RVing across the country with just a map in hand to help you navigate to your destination are officially over due to today’s advancements in technology. Nowadays, we have cellphones with integrated maps to help us discover the perfect route to our destination and a collection of apps to choose from to provide extra assistance. Whether you need to find a gas station, campground, hotel or restaurant in your area, there’s an app for that and we have a few favorites we want to share with you.
Camp & RV
On the road but unsure where to set up shop for the evening? Use the Camp & RV app iPhone or Android to discover nearby campgrounds and RV sites. With more than 30,000 campgrounds across North America listed in the Camp & RV system, you’ll be sure to find one in your area. The app’s also great for pre-selecting sites before you continue on into the next town or state.
If you’re looking to grab a bite to eat while on your cross country trip and want to stay away from chain restaurants, Roadtrippers will show you just where to go. Available for Android and iPhone, Roadtrippers allows you to search for popular local eateries, so you can get the true hometown experience. From grab-n-go spots to sit-down restaurants, you’ll find just what you’re looking for using Roadtrippers.
When you’re low on gas and need to fill up, GasBuddy will help you find nearby gas stations regardless of where you are in the country. This easy-to-use app for Android and iPhone will also show you which gas stations in the area have the lowest prices, so you can save money in the process - a win-win!
TripAdvisor iPhone or Android can be used to discover some of the best places in the country to travel. It contains photos and reviews from people who have visited each site, as well as local restaurant reviews and a list of hotels in the area.
Sanidumps RV Dump Station Locator
If you’ve been driving around in your RV for hours and your tank is at maximum capacity, Sanidumps RV Dump Station Locator Android or iPhone is the app for you. It can be used to quickly find dump stations within your vicinity, saving you from having to make bathroom pit stops on your way to your final destination.