Fun new website for trip planning!

Discussion in 'Campground / Trip Planning & Suggestions ?' started by Morgan23, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. Morgan23

    Morgan23 Member

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    I obviously spend way too much time searching the corners of the Web for info on our camping trips. [LOL] I recently found this really cool website that allows you to plan a road trip and also search for interesting things along the way.

    www.roadtrippers.com

    I used the site to plan a mock trip up to Pismo Beach and found some really fun stuff to do on the way. The website allows you to pick and choose which type of "waypoint" you want to look for like local dining, historic sites, natural and man made monuments, etc.. You can save things to a bucket list for later, or add them to your current trip. They give you and estimate of time and fuel cost as well as actual mileage. There's also the option to print out step by step directions. There's an iPhone app currently, and an Android app upcoming. Using the app you can sync your web-based trip with your phone and get turn by turn directions.

    Anyways, thought this would be helpful for finding some unusual places to stop along the way when trip planning...
     
  2. bubbabursk

    bubbabursk none but ourselves can free our minds

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    Alright, you've got me hooked... This website is awesome! I thought it was cool how they even include estimated time and fuel. Been looking for something like this for a while. Thanks for the share!
     
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    timothias New Member

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    Someone needs to do one of those for Canada.
     
  4. Snow

    Snow Well-Known Member

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    ^^ X2 ...

    Played around with it and found a few places we'll try do on our August trip...

    Thanks for the link :)
     
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    presyoung New Member

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    I just discovered this site the other day while surfing the net. Awesome site.
     
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    this is not good... I am a map junkie and this site is just awesome. I will spend way too much time on it. Already found a few places I'd like to check out and will make trip planning even better.
    thanks for sharing.
     
  7. BigBaron

    BigBaron Dreaming of Tommy's chili cheeseburgers...

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    Thanks! We are already planning another 2-week trip in 2014!
     
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    froggie New Member

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    I'm with gzank6, this place is amazing. Can see where I'll be spending a lot of time.
     
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    Whoa, never saw this! Thanks for sharing!
     
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    mthorsen11 New Member

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    Cool website!
     
  11. mamabean5

    mamabean5 Well-Known Member

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    This is excellent! I keep saying I want to start on 2014 ressies, but want to go new places. This is exactly the type of website I've been looking for. Thanks!
     
  12. RockyRoo

    RockyRoo Just because you CAN doesn't mean you SHOULD

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    [LOL] [LOL] [LOL] [LOL] [LOL] It calculated my fuel costs based on 22mpg. [LOL] [LOL] [LOL] silly website. I had to correct that. [:(] Is there a way to adjust speed for the time calculation?
     
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    Just put the app on my iPhone. We will use it next Summer. Maybe try it out on a day trip without the camper between now and then. Thanks...
     
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    gonefishing93001 New Member

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    Great tip, thank you!


    1979 Jayco Jay Flight 6
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  15. ChocoChock01

    ChocoChock01 On the road aagaain See Rallies below;

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    it sort of like campgroundphotos.com but for the road!
     
  16. Merlin14

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    I've been playing with it for about 30 minutes and it is about exactly what I'm looking for. I'm still so old fashioned I'll still get road maps at the state lines. A great find!
     

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