Have you ever had the urge to just hit the road and drive somewhere? Sure, taking a plane may be faster, but you miss out on so much. American’s love taking road trips. They love exploring our great country, driving along winding highways and country roads, discovering all there is to see. Check out these websites and apps which could help you take your next road trip to the next level.
Nothing will ruin your road trip faster than terrible traffic. You want to be moving! You want the exhilaration of speed! You want to see the countryside moving beautifully outside your windows. You don’t want to be stuck in bumper to bumper traffic for three hours. Waze brings a brilliant crowdsources approach traffic monitoring. Other drivers report traffic to the app and then the app plans a route that helps you avoid these traffic jams.
Road Trippers (App)
The American countryside is littered with strange, beautiful, and interesting sites and with Road Trippers you won’t miss a single one. Tell the app what kind of things you are interested in. Are you found of quirky roadside attractions like the world’s largest ball of string, or are you more interested in gorgeous scenic vistas? After you tell the app your preferences, it will design a route with as many cool stops along the way as possible.
Atlas Obscura (Website)
Have you ever found yourself sitting in your hotel in a new city thinking to, “I just want something fun and interesting to do”? The moment you have that thought, head over to www.atlasobscura.com. All you have to do is plug your zip code into the search bar and a list of fun, interesting, and weird things to do will pop up. Browse at your leisure, pick something out, and head on over!