With mobile applications on the rise, those days of paper maps and printed itineraries are quickly becoming a thing of the past. From booking rooms to travel guides and everything in between these apps will help make your vacation run as smooth as (INSERT YOUR IDIOM HERE)!
Planning your trip
My #1 go to app for weird kitschy stops. From points of interest to restaurants this lil helper will give you all the insights.
A review fueled site filled with lots of suggestions from fellow travelers and locals.
Like lists? Curated lists, shared lists, making your own lists....you'll get all the lists with this app.
On the Road
Whether you’re a planner or a spontaneous explorer these apps got you covered.
If you like to fly on a whim, like me, then this app has your name all over it! Get the best bang for your buck on a hotel by booking day of.
*If you are a planner this site allows for advance booking now too!
He likes camping, she likes glamping, or maybe it's the other way around? Either way you'll find both options at KOA. Hell, you can even sleep in a treehouse at certain locations if you're really feeling adventurous!
Fill your gas tank up with the cheapest gas prices around. Who doesn't like that?
You can't always depend on having cell service. Download some maps for those times when you do find yourself offline.
Accuweather is exactly what it sounds like, the most accurately forecasted application I have found and if you're going on a crazy multi day hike you might want to be in the know of what type of weather to expect.
Your basic (and not so basic) photo apps for creating content.
Photopills: In a nutshell this app is KING when it comes to visualizing and preplanning your shoot. Shooting the Milky Way? Need to know when magic hour is? How about some help calculating your timelapse sequence....Photopills has you covered. Highly recommended if you are serious about photography.
We all know Instagram's magic, right? Moving on...
Cropic: Resizing your photos (and video) for Instagram here.
That healing brush tho. Photoshop Fix is great for a quick photo edit when my laptop is not an option.
*Lightroom CC mobile is also pretty fab.
A FEW EXTRA GOODIES
Spruce up your social media posts with these cool apps!
Now that you know what apps to load up your phone with, what do you do with your camera?! Click here for tips on how to pack your camera gear!
What did I miss any apps for the traveling photog? Let me know in the comments below!