Ask anyone about his or her favorite road trip experience, and you’re likely to hear about good times, hearty laughs, and rockin’ music. Road trips are an American pastime, and now Roadtrippers is a tool that can make the experience even better. The web-application helps people plan their road trips from A to Z, and includes recommended pit stops at famous diners and roadside attractions along the way.
Start planning your next big adventure by heading to the Roadtrippers website and entering a beginning point and destination. Roadtrippers uses Google Maps to pull all the most recent directional data, so you don’t need to worry about getting lost along the way. If you need to make a few stops on your trip, just add those as “waypoints” and Roadtrippers will figure those points into your driving directions. You can also tell the web-application whether you’d prefer to use highways or more rural roads. Next, it’s time to find some fun things to do on your drive. Hit the “Find Places” button on the left-hand side of the screen and choose the types of attractions you’d like to see—including entertainment, food and drink, history, nature, shopping, and sports, to name a few. Roadtrippers will show you all the spots along your route where those attractions exist, and you can zoom in to add particular attractions to your official trip map.
In addition to helping you find fun things to do on your upcoming road trip, Roadtrippers can also help estimate how much money you’ll need to get there. The web-application automatically calculates trip time, length, and fuel costs based on the destinations you’ve entered.
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