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Roadtrippers Maps Built for Travelers app review: helping you find great attractions for your next road trip



Roadtrippers is a hybrid travel map app that combines the core elements of Mapquest and Yelp. It offers accurate map directions while helping you discover some of the most fabulous places across the United States. It is a convenient travel companion that you can use for planning your travel itinerary. This app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and GPS-powered iPod touch.

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Make Travel Planning Easier with Roadtrippers

Going on a road trip can be fun but planning your itinerary could be very challenging. There are so many things that you have to consider including the best routes for your trip and finding great places of interests along the way.  If you are looking for an easier way to plan your next road trip, then you can try an iOS app called Roadtrippers.

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Roadtrippers has been in the App Store for a couple of years already. The app has been revamped recently and it now offers new content that can make travel planning more convenient.

When loading the app for the first time, you will be asked to create an account with the Roadtrippers website so you can save and access your planned trips online. Alternatively, you can log-in to the app using your Facebook credentials.

After signing-up, you can now start a new plan for your trip. Just tap the “Start a New Trip” menu on the home screen to load the built-in map. The app uses GPS to track your location. You can set your destinations by placing bubble-pins on the map.

Once you set your itinerary, Roadtrippers will show you different points of interests along the way including diners, hostels, bars and pubs, and popular destinations. Each point of interest offers rich content including user reviews, photos, contact information, website links, and driving directions. 

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Best Features of Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers allows you to find great places nearby. It uses GPS to track your location and gives you driving directions to nearby destination spots. The app can help you find off-road diners, inns, tourist attractions, natural wonders, gas stations, service centers, and many more.

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This app offers a built-in map with interactive pins. Points of interests are marked with pins so you can quickly recognize them. By tapping a pin, you will be able to see detailed content including pictures, reviews, addresses, phone numbers, and website links.

Roadtrippers allows you to save favorite places in your device. Saved places are stored in the Favorites folder so you can access them later even when you’re offline.

And lastly, the app integrates perfectly with other navigation apps installed in your device. You can sync you Roadtrippers itinerary with your navigation app in order to get detailed driving directions. 

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Pros and Cons


  • Easy-to-use with simple workflow
  • Offers interactive maps for iPhone and iPad with rich content
  • Offers directions to some of the best destination places in the U.S.
  • Allows you to leave comments and reviews
  • With bookmarking tool for easier access
  • Integrates with other navigation apps


  • Only available for U.S.-based users
  • GPS use could quickly drain device battery

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Final Thoughts

Roadtrippers is one of the most popular travel planning apps in the United States. It offers an easier way for travelers to plan their itineraries. If you are planning a road trip across the U.S., then Roadtrippers is a good app for you. 

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