Best Travel Apps for Families On-the-Go


Keep takeoff tantrums and road trip quarrels at bay using one or all of these apps for your next family vacation.

Gate Guru
If you’re running late to the airport but need a bathroom break or cup of coffee, you’ll be happy with this app that shows information about terminals and amenities at over 100 airports. Find traveler hotspots like ATMs, coffee shops and even user reviews to help you decide where to eat and where to skip. Free. Android and IOS.

Designed for both iPhone and iPad, this app can help keep the kids engaged on any long road trip or extended flight. With an easy flip-through feature, children can read books themselves or listen to recorded narration. Free Trial, $7.99. Available on iPhone or iPad.

Just Ahead
From Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon this app offers an audio travel guide that works with or without cell phone service. Listen to hours of informative and entertaining stories while driving through your favorite park. Free trial, $4.99+. Available on Android and IOS.

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