Free Travel Apps Perfect for a Fall Vacation Getaway
Now that most of us have “fallen back” one hour due to daylight saving time, it feels like fall is officially here. Thinking of planning a little getaway to enjoy the leaves changing? Check out some of these free, must have apps for traveling this season.
Gas Buddy: This app allows you to share gas prices you see on the road to win free gas and help others save money too! It helps you find the cheapest gas by city and zip code and gives you the option to report gas prices to help other people find cheap gas. When you share gas price information you earn “points” which in turn give you a chance of winning $250 gas every week! Price: Free
Leaf Peepr: Yankee Magazine's Leaf Peepr app helps fall-foliage fans find and report on the best and brightest colors in the United States. Make foliage reports (called “Peeps”) by posting photos, writing comments, and rating foliage status for your location. The Peak Slider lets you rate foliage as either: Green, Turning, Moderate, Peak, Fading, or Gone. Use the Foliage Map to see photos and find current foliage rated by hundreds of other leaf peepers. Price: Free
InnTouch Bed & Breakfast Locater: iLoveInns.com presents your guide to America's best and most romantic inns right on your iPhone or iPod touch. This app provides thousands of B&Bs and boutique inns to choose from with detailed information on each property including photos. Easily locate inns around you, or search by city and state with instant access to contact the inn for reservations. Guest reviews are also available from the inns that accept them. Price: Free