7 Mobile Apps for Your Next Road Trip: RV Edition

Planning a road trip this summer? Make the process much
easier and more fun with these awesome apps!

Gas Buddy

iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry

Free

With gas prices always on the rise, it pays to find the
cheapest deal (especially if you’re driving a recreational vehicle!). Gasbuddy
is a free app that will show you the cheapest gas in your vicinity. It will
also show you the available fuel types at each station (helpful if you have an
RV that runs on diesel).

Roadside
America

iOS, $2.99 for one region

Ever wanted to visit the Rocky Statue, meander through the
bunny museum, or visit the famed beer-can house? Then Roadside America is the
perfect app for you! It will show you the best roadside attractions the U.S.
and Canada have to offer. All attractions are plotted out on a map and
accompanied with in-depth descriptions. There are specific features designed
just for road trips, as well as sections you can browse by theme such as animals,
car culture, or doom.

Camp Finder

iOS, Android

$3.99 (iOS), $2.99 (Android)

Camp Finder lets you search over 18,000 campgrounds, RV
parks, and RV resorts across the United States. It will give you information on
campsite rates, amenities, discounts, and contact details so you can choose the
ideal spot for you and your companions.

iExit

iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Free

Do you ever discover that your road trip pit stops become a
guessing game? With you trying to predict if the next exit will have restaurants,
fuel, or accommodations? Next time you’re in this predicament try using iExit.
This handy little app will show you what food, hotels, and gas await at the
next 100 exits ahead of you. It will also give you coupons for specific places
you visit.

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RV
Trip Planner

Android

$0.99

Never forget anything with the RV Trip Planner app. It works
as a checklist pre-populated with everything you need for road trips in your
RV. Everything is organized into categories so you can easily navigate through
the app. There is also a useful collaborative feature that lets you
export/import your lists and email them to your friends.

RV Owners Community

iOS, Android

Free

Have you ever needed to ask a question while traveling
through the great unknown? Use the RV Owners Community app to post questions
and read through forums to get answers from your fellow RV enthusiasts. It is a
mobile version of the popular iRV2.com website and is perfect for accessing
helpful information throughout your trip.

Trapster

iOS, Android, Windows Pone, BlackBerry

Free

Diminish your chances of getting a speeding ticket, cutting
a curve too quickly, or hitting a traffic jam with Trapster. Trapster provides
you with alerts every time you’re approaching a speed trap, speed camera, road
hazard, or other annoying road condition. It relies on the driving community to
contribute to the app by adding information about dangerous obstacles that pop
up.

With these apps your next RV road trip will be
much more enjoyable. What are your favorite RV road trip apps? Please share your
expertise in the comments with the RV
by LIFE
community below. 

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