Camping takes time & preparation. While planning a camping trip with the family, you have to find where you’re going to go, what you’re going to do, what you need to pack, etc. Not only do you need to plan, but have tools to help you in various situations. With today’s technology, these preparations have become that much easier.
Through your phone’s app store, you can easily take care of all these preparations & find tools that will aid your camping trip. These apps can save you time, & in some cases, money as well. Below is a list of the 10 best apps to help you in your camping endeavors:
Camp Finder: This app from CampingRoadTrip.com make finding campgrounds, RV parks, & resorts a breeze. This app searches over 18,000 different sites everywhere. Available for iPhone & Android.
Camping List: With this app, create your camping list so you won’t ever forget another item again. It is easy to use & lets you check & uncheck items as you go. While this app is only available for Apple products, there is a version for Android called Camping Checklist.
Coleman Campfire Tales: This app stores a collection of scary stories to read around your campfire. There are various categories for different age groups (scares for the whole family). Some stories even have sound effects for an extra touch of freaky. Available for Apple products only (& it’s free!).
AccuTerra: This app brought you by NeoTracks allows campers to find millions of miles of trail maps simply from your phone. Available on iPhone.
Spyglass: This isn’t your normal compass. This compass is complete with sextant, rangefinder, & gyrocompass. This app also allows you to tag locations & put everything on a map. Available for Apple products.
MotionX GPS: This app (voted the best iPhone navigation app) saves you from carrying around a chunky GPS. Available on iPhone.
Field Guide Apps: Identify all the organisms out there, ranging from the creepy crawlies to the fungus & everything in between. Available for multiple devices: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, NOOK Color, & Kindle Fire.
Star Walk: This app from Vito Technology is just too cool. It is an award-winning education app that allows users to locate & identify over 20,000 different objects in the night sky (how cool is that?). Available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle, & Windows Phone.
What Knot To Do: “We believe in leaving no know untied.” Who even knew there were 70 different knots? Learn to tie each one with step-by-step instructions. Available for iPhone.
Dutch Oven Calculator: Calculate the number of coals needed for your Dutch oven to reach a certain temperature. Available for Android.
Become an outdoor expert with these apps on your next camping trip!