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Old 12-17-2016, 06:42 PM   #1
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What apps do you use for travel and camping?

I recently responded to another Forum member's inquiry with a list of the apps I use when traveling and camping. I thought this might be a good topic for a thread of its own, so here goes...

These are the apps I use...not just on the road, but for pre-trip planning as well. What apps do you use and why?


I have a Samsung Edge, so my apps are for Android, but they should be available in Apple version also.

iExit - describes services available at each exit

Interstate Rest Areas - just what it says

TV Food Maps - identifies restaurants that have been on any of the TV food shows

Google Maps, Google Earth, and Google Street View - for help in finding those hard to locate locations

Waze - for GPS services

Good Sam Roadside Assistance

Passport America and Good Sam Camping

My Pilot - for fuel discounts at Pilot and Flying J

Gas Buddy - to check fuel prices

TrailLink - for bicycling information

Yelp - for restaurant reviews

Weather Channel and NOAA weather apps

Utilities such as a flashlight app, an alarm clock, etc

CardStar - to digitally record all my various shopping cards rather than have a dozen little tabs on my keychain

CVS - to get my prescriptions filled no matter where I am

Pandora and Spotify - to bluetooth music to my radio while traveling

Old Time Radio Player, Audible, and CNN - for when we want some type audio other than music

Hope that helps!
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Old 12-17-2016, 08:47 PM   #2
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Use some of the same - but to add to the list (also Android):

Camping World

DTV Antennas - for aiming the TV antenna when cable isn't available

Google Navigation - no provisions for vehicle info though...

Level Ultimate - bubble level for checking RV level

Mobile Hotspot - when internet needed away from wifi...

RV Dump Station Locator - does it really need a description? lol

RV Parks and RV Parky - finding nearby RV parks

Torque (Lite) - with an OBD2 bluetooth dongle to monitor engine (more gauges that the Ford dashboard has...)

Walmart - finding nearest store
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Old 12-17-2016, 08:50 PM   #3
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Use some of the same - but to add to the list (also Android):

Camping World

DTV Antennas - for aiming the TV antenna when cable isn't available

Google Navigation - no provisions for vehicle info though...

Level Ultimate - bubble level for checking RV level

Mobile Hotspot - when internet needed away from wifi...

RV Dump Station Locator - does it really need a description? lol

RV Parks and RV Parky - finding nearby RV parks

Torque (Lite) - with an OBD2 bluetooth dongle to monitor engine (more gauges that the Ford dashboard has...)

Walmart - finding nearest store
Thanks...I will check out these apps.
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Old 12-17-2016, 09:12 PM   #4
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Thanks...I will check out these apps.
And I'm checking out some of yours...
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Old 12-17-2016, 09:53 PM   #5
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Here is a thread I started on this forum. The ACOE one is no longer valid and they haven't come up with a replacement yet.

http://www.thorforums.com/forums/f5/...unds-4344.html
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Old 12-18-2016, 01:37 AM   #6
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All good, we've listed many of these in earlier threads. I would add tripadvisor for reviews of restaurants, attractions, campgrounds, etc.
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Old 12-18-2016, 08:56 PM   #7
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Here are a few I use;

Allstays for finding a good campsite

FMCA if your a member

CAT Scales if you need to be weighted

INRIX traffic for great traffic app.

CoPilot for RV

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