|by Laura Michonski||Road Trips, Apps||8|
Once an issue, we send a scout out on a road trip, but not just any road trip—a drive that reveals a place in a way you've never thought about before, whether that's discovering a side of Amish country you've never imagined or the surprising beatnik spirit of Alabama's Appalachian trail.
And once a year we take a step back and think about all of the places we've been and collect them around a theme—we will round up all of America's beautiful lakeside drives, for example, or the best summer escapes you can take on one tank of gas.
It's a lot of fun (and, ok, a lot of work too) but we love sharing our finds with you. Then one day it hit us—why not collect all of our inspiring drives and organize them into the ultimate road trip app? That way, with the touch of a button, you can find out which road trips are near you—or are most interesting to you. Plus, we scouted out the most compelling places to eat, see, and stay along the way—and plotted them all on a map with GPS functionality so all you have to do is drive.
Try it, and tell us what you think!
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