Technology Matters-Road Trip Apps

Technology Matters

Roadside America helps you explore the weird wonders of America’s highways, passing along the information to you in app form.

Fun reports, maps and photos guide you to the less traveled places just waiting off the next exit.

The app is 2-99 for iOS, then you have to pay more to access a specific area of the U.S. or Canada.

To avoid getting stuck in traffic, the Waze app relies on other users to keep you informed. You’ll see info about nearby collisions, police radar and traffic jams so you can safely avoid those routes.

What’s more, Waze helps you find the cheapest gas prices around, as gathered by the Waze community. The app is free for iOS and Android.

Roadtrippers offers maps and guides and lets you maintain a blog, saving places you want to visit or have already gone.

There’s also space for you to leave notes for future visitors, in case you find anything worth sharing.

The app features millions of locations, including local diners and roadside attractions other maps are prone to miss.

Its free for iOS and Android.

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