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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

5 Awesome Apps You Need for Your Next Road Trip

Summer time means that its road trip season. Road trips are a lot of fun because it gives you the opportunity to hop in your car, turn up the music, set the cruise control and head to a new destination. I like to head to random destinations for road trips, but for those of you who like to plan your trip, it can be a bit stressful. Thankfully, technology can make planning your road trips a breeze which means you will stress less and focus on more of the fun aspects of your trip. Need help organizing your next road trip, check out these apps which are the perfect traveling buddy ... next to your spouse, better half, and family of course.

1. Spotify/Pandora. You can't have a road trip without music and Spotify and Pandora are great music streaming apps that cost you nothing. If you upgrade to a premium account you can create your own custom playlists. If that is too much of a bother for you, both services have their own playlist that you can enjoy as you are cruising to your destination.

2. Roadtrippers. Your smartphone and your car already have a map built in, but Roadtrippers is a good alternative to have because it will help you find everything that is on the path to your main destination. It will help you find local diners, roadside attractions and all those other hidden gems that can add more excitement to your tri