Enjoy some Autumn road trip fun with these iPhone apps

by Kate Currin

Whether you are planning a fall family road trip or traveling to your favorite college football haven for a homecoming tailgate, we have some autumn-themed iPhone apps to kick your trip up a notch. So grab your collegiate sweatshirt, pull on your Ugg boots, and hit the road for some cooler weather fun on the go. Don’t forget your pumpkin-flavored coffee!

Foliage Leaf Peepr

Are you a fall foliage freak? Band together with other leaf lovers and you use the free Foliage Leaf Peepr app for iPhone to spot and share changing leaves around the United States. Slide the scale from green, turning, moderate, peak, fading and gone to help rate the foliage near you. You can add photos as well to report on the local leaf scene. This fall-themed app is perfect for pairing with the following road trip apps.

Alton Autumn Road Trips

Do you live in or near Illinois? You are in for some fall fun because the city of Alton has a free Alton Autumn Road Trip app for iPhone. This travel app helps you plan a fall fabulous road trip while stopping at orchards and haunted happenings as well as offering getaway packages.

Budget Travel’s Ultimate Road Trips

No matter where you are in the United States, there is a scenic road trip awaiting somewhere near you. Check out the affordable travel scoop in Budget Travel’s Ultimate Road Trips iPhone app. Gas prices are still sky high so having some tips on keeping your fall travel budgets frugal is more than welcome. There are more than 70 scenic routes in this economical travel app complete with step-by-step directions as well as hotel and attraction recommendations along the way.

TailgateChamp

Planning a road trip to your Alma mater for a homecoming tailgate? Add a little friendly competition off the field with the free TailgateChamp app for iPhone. Recruit your friends and fellow tailgaters to complete some challenges and see who comes out as the emperor of the tailgate. You better start that extra-special chili recipe now!

Dunkin’ Donuts

We hear a rumor that Dunkin’ Donuts pumpkin coffee is better than a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. Could it be true? Well, it’s definitely cheaper. Use the free Dunkin’ Donuts app on your road trip to locate the nearest donut shop to try out some fall-flavored specialties including pumpkin donuts and muffins.

Foodspotting

If you are out on the road, traveling to where ever the Autumn wind takes you, check out the free Foodspotting app for iPhone. This foodie app allows you to choose your restaurant destination by perusing photos that actual diners have taken of their dinner. It’s a tasty way to find your next favorite fall dining option. Bon appétit!

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