Maps and Apps for RV Trip Planning

Whether you’re taking off for a quick weekend getaway, or you live fulltime on the road, there are lots of resources that will make your journey the best it can be. Jim and Chris of Geeks on Tour will break them down for you into 4 steps: Research, Plan, Navigate and Sleep. They will share their favorite maps and apps for each of these categories.

On this page, you’ll find the presentation, all the links, and some discussion about the seminar. To control the slideshow, use the buttons at the bottom left. Click the handout at right to download a printable copy.

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Links

GasBuddy.com (and app)iExit app -like Next Exit bookHistory nearby and markers ExploreHere, TheClio.com , HMDB.org
Daily Roads Voyager Webcam (Android only)State Lines: laws by state $5 iOSRVer tool collections: TogoRV.com, RVLife.com
Alfred (free webcam)Tunity (listen to TV in bar)Where am I at?, includes county iOS Android
Campendium.com: park reviews including cell reception
TheDyrt.com crowd-sourced campground listings
Gen’l Info & social: FMCA.com Escapees.com RVTravel.com
RVLifestyle.com, RVillage.com
Google Photos One home for ALL photos, searchable by location
Coverage: Cell coverage maps for all carriers $2.99 iOSMobileInternetInfo.com – definitive resource for staying connectedOpen Signal – crowd-sourced cell signal reports
BoondockersWelcome.com Night parking at homes $50/yrHarvestHosts.com $79/yr Night parking at wineries/farms/golfPassport America $44/yr
half-price campgrounds
For Fun – Diners, Drive ins, and Dives by State

Videos

All videos referenced in the presentation are in this playlist, plus many more. Scroll thru the list. Some are short, single-topic tutorials 3-8 minutes long. Others are recordings of our “What Does This Button Do?” YouTube shows and they are closer to one hour in length. Link to playlist on YouTube

3 replies on “Maps and Apps for RV Trip Planning”

  1. Stacy Hale says:

    What video taught how use a photo to go back to camp site?

  2. Drew Valk says:

    Thanks

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