Three-day holiday weekends are a great time to travel. Before you rev her up, you may want to download some road trip apps that will give you a smoother ride for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.
More Americans Traveling This Year
According to AAA.com, more than half of Americans surveyed will be traveling during the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. Comparatively, last year saw 53% of Americans with travel plans for this holiday weekend. This year, that number is up by 4% for domestic travelers. Furthermore, AAA.com reports international destination travel is up by a whopping 44%
So, where is everybody going? As an illustration, Aixa Diaz’s article on AAA.com lists Seattle, Orlando, Anchorage, New York, and Las Vegas as the top 5 domestic destinations.
Generally, I would say it’s a good bet that Seattle and Anchorage are on that list due to the fact that they’re perfect starting points for ocean cruises. Moreover, it’s good to see Las Vegas making the list since our city depends on tourist visitation.
Road Trip Apps That Will Give You A Smoother Ride
Undoubtedly, we Americans can plan a road trip without the use of apps. We were traveling in cars for about a hundred years before the smart phone was invented. However, nowadays, why not make good use of the incredible apps that are out there?
Specifically, these applications should help you avoid traffic delays. Additionally, you can plan your restroom breaks and fuel stops. They can help you budget your fuel costs. Plus, whenever we hit the road in our car, we love to explore some destinations that are off the beaten path. It’s a long weekend, why not take advantage of the extra time to explore?
So, download whichever apps you think you may be able to put to good use on your next road trip. Here are five road trip apps which will help make it a much smoother ride. Oh yeah, don’t miss the perfect app for your road trip music playlist at the bottom of the list.