7 Best Travel Map Apps That You Need To Install Right Now

5 November
embark-map

Gone are the days where travellers have to navigate a foreign land with a physical map and compass. That is really primitive.

While most people rely on Google Maps to get around, there are actually several other smartphone map applications that function as well as Google Maps—or even better. It all boils down to your specific needs. Are you an avid cyclist, travelling with family or looking for a localised experience?

From Family Locator by Life360, AllTrails to CityMaps, here are 7 Best Travel Map Apps That You Need To Install Right Now.

alltrailsSource: AllTrails

#1 ALLTRAILS

AllTrails is perfect for those who love the outdoors.There are currently more than 50,000 trails across North America in this app and they have been curated by approximately four million hikers. You can even filter by

There are currently more than 50,000 trails across North America in this app and they have been curated by approximately four million hikers. You can even filter by dogs friendly, kids friendly and wheelchair friendly trails. The distance and difficulty level will too be displayed.

citymapsSource: CityMaps

#2 CITYMAPS

CityMaps is ideal when exploring a new city, or even your own hometown.

This map works free when online and offline. It is a guide which offers you accommodation, attractions and dining recommendations. Travelling has indeed been made easier with CityMaps!

cycle-mapSource: Cycle Map

#3 CYCLEMAP

From distance to elevation, CycleMap provides users thorough details of mapped bike routes in over 400 cities.

The maps also highlight scenic lookouts and other points of interests; a must-download app for all cyclists.

embark-appSource: Embark

#4 EMBARK

Embark is basically a public transportation app that has integrated directions, different modes of transports and even Uber into one awesome app.You can use Embark for over 60 cities and never get lost despite being in a foreign city with its real-time tracking.

You can use Embark at over 60 cities and never get lost despite being in a foreign city with its real-time tracking.

life360Source: Life360

#5 FAMILY LOCATOR BY LIFE360

Family Locator by Life360 is suitable for those who are travelling in a group or with their family members.

Create a private circle where you can receive real-time updates on everybody’s location. Thanks to technology, the kids will never get lost and you will know where to find them if they ever go missing.

guidepalSource: GuidePal

#6 GUIDEPAL

It honestly sucks when you are travelling in a new city but without a local buddy to tell you where the best spots are. This is when GuidePal comes in handy.Carefully curated guides by local experts and professional journalists will uncover these local gems and ensure that you have a smashing good time during your holiday.

Carefully curated guides by local experts and professional journalists will uncover these local gems and ensure that you have a smashing good time during your holiday.

maps-meSource: Maps.Me

#7 MAPS.ME

Maps.Me can be used even when you are offline and it has zero advertisements.

It can be a great life saviour when you are lost and also provide you insights on nearby places you never knew existed. You also get to access a highly-detailed map and create cycling, driving and walking routes.

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