Have Plate Will Travel : Just Ahead voted a top five best new travel app


Monday, January 25, 2016

Just Ahead voted a top five best new travel app

With the start of a new year, travelers, adventurers and families are considering their next big trip. With the National Park Centennial celebrated on August 25, 2016, trips to the national parks are a priority. National Parks offer tremendous variety of landscapes, monuments and areas to explore. To help travelers in national parks, Just Ahead offers a smartphone app for road tripping through national parks. 

Recently voted a top five Best New Travel App by USA Today 10 Best readers, Just Ahead offers distinctive GPS-guided smartphone audio tours of the country’s most dramatic landscapes. The app has produced 13 audio tours covering 15 national parks and monuments, and is gearing up to extend its coverage nationwide. Scheduled for early 2016 release are Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee, Petrified Forest National Park and Canyon de Chelly in Arizona, and South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore, the Black Hills, and Badlands National Park.

While many travelers try to check off the highlights of certain locales, Just Ahead wants to give travelers more than just the bullet points. This app offers professionally written and narrated audio tours. The app offers informed travels more of an experience as they explore the national parks.
Just Ahead utilizes GPS technology to know exactly where drivers are on the road, and delivers stories and maps relevant to their exact location. The groundbreaking app points out not-to-miss features while also helping drivers avoid getting lost. It suggests directions and tells drivers why they should turn or not, what they should do after a turn, and the best direction to take if there are multiple route options.
Just Ahead guides are currently available for the following National Parks: Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, Death Valley, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Zion & Cedar Breaks, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands & Arches, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Rocky Mountain. Many additional park and road-trip guides are in production.

The Just Ahead app is a free download available through the Apple App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android), and each destination guide is available as an in-app purchase. Guides range from $7.99 to $9.99 and include a free trial and free guide updates.

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