A curated selection of apps for your smartphone is an indispensable tool for many nomads. These are apps that we actually use in our travels.
- Campendium – Free and inexpensive campsite directory. Available for iOS.
- iOverlander – Apps for iOS and Android with a focus on free, primitive campsites.
- Allstays Camp & Tent – Campsite directory from AllStays. Available for iOS.
- Allstays Truck & Travel – Directory of truck stops and travel plazas for overnight stops. Available for iOS.
- Park Advisor – Directory of RV parks and campgrounds. Available for iOS and Android.
- US Public Lands – Interactive public lands maps from Two Steps Beyond. Available for iOS and Android.
- Avenza Maps – Interactive, downloadable maps to help you know exactly where you are traveling or camping. Available for iOS and Android.
- CoPilot GPS – GPS navigation for your iOS or Android device that works even when you do not have a cell signal. Download maps in advance and use the GPS features in your smartphone or tablet to reliably navigate wherever you travel.
- Google Maps – Perhaps the best known map application, Google Maps is our most-trusted and most-used navigation app. Google Maps is available in a browser as well as an app for iOS or Android.
- Coverage? – Cell coverage maps from Two Steps Beyond. Available for iOS and Android.
- GasBuddy – Never pay too much for gas again. Available for iOS and Android.
- Sensorly – Speed tests and crowd-sourced cell coverage maps. Available for iOS and Android.
- RVillage – Many new or aspiring nomads are concerned about finding ways to meet other travelers. RVillage may be the perfect solution. Accessible via their website or apps (iOS and Android), RVillage is designed to help you “connect with other RVers wherever you are.”