The Best Free Apps for RVers
Plan the stops you’ll make on your trip and map out your route. Discover local businesses, scenic outlooks, national parks and more stops that Roadtrippers knows you’ll pass by.
One of the most popular directions apps, Waze lets you know what’s up ahead. Other Waze users can report traffic, accidents, police officers, construction and more. Waze can even redirect you based on this information!
This navigation app includes RV-specific routing. You can enter your RV dimensions and see road restrictions for an easy drive. This app even has dependable offline navigation for when your signal is spotty.
Find the closest gas station with the best price. GasBuddy will show you all the gas stations near you and their prices so you can save money on the road.
Created by the History Channel, History Here will show you nearby historical sites and let you know what happened there. You can explore thousands of nearby points, and History’s experts are always adding more!
This RV park directory app, developed by a full-time RVer, will help you get inside info from the RV community. Users can rate campgrounds, enter information and add photos of RV parks around the US and Canada.
Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder
Oh, Ranger! will point you to the best parks near you. See park maps, available amenities and background info. You can search by things to do (bird watching, horseback riding, fishing, etc.) and ask other park lovers for advice.
Access more than 100,000 trail maps from anywhere with AllTrails. You can even filter by trail length, difficulty rating, dog friendliness, best views and more to make sure you find exactly the trail you want. Stay safe with GPS tracking, and share your pace, distance, max speed and more with friends!
Star gaze on cloudy nights and find constellations with Star Chart. Just point your phone at the sky and Star Chart will outline and name the constellations you’re looking at.
Offline Survival Manual
Get survival tips without access to the internet with the Offline Survival Manual. This app has organized info on making a fire, finding food and more. Filter your search by subject or climate to find exactly what you need with ease.
First Aid by American Red Cross
Be prepared with first aid guidance for all kind of situations. The Red Cross app provides step-by-step first aid instructions, video guides and safety tips. The app works without internet connection and lets you easily navigate between different types of emergencies.
One of the most highly rated weather apps, AccuWeather will help you plan ahead and stay safe from extreme weather conditions. The app includes local radars, detailed forecasts and severe weather warnings.
The popular review app allows you to check out local shops and restaurants before you go. Read reviews and ratings from locals and other travelers and save yourself from bad business experiences when traveling.
Search for nearby campgrounds and get detailed information from other campers. The app provides campground suggestions, reviews, amenities, website links and more. You can filter by electrical hookups, ratings, price and campground type to find exactly what you want.
Find nearby RV dump stations with ease. Sani Dumps lets you search by postal code or your current location. Get information on dump stations and save your favorite stations.
Useful for traditional campers and boondockers, this app helps you find the perfect place to stay. Filter campsites by crowdedness, nearby facilities, safety and more. It even shows you where you can boondock and still get cell signal! You can also see low clearance bridges and tunnels nearby, which your RV may not fit through, and read reviews of nearby campsites.
This comprehensive outdoor app shows nearby places to camp, sort of like an Airbnb for RVers. From national parks to private drives, find the perfect location to park your RV with Hipcamp.