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    Best Road Trip Apps for 2020

    Many Americans will be hitting the road during the course of the next couple of months, heading out for summer vacation. As PC Mike Wendland reports, you might want to consider downloading an app or two while packing your bathing suits and towels. GasBuddy helps you find the lowest price for gas. It is easy to use and navigate. Simply search by zip code, city or state. The huge number of users contribute by updating prices regularly, meaning the app is consistently up-to-date. One unique feature of GasBuddy is its so-called “Gas Price Heat Map” that shows gas price per gallon across the United States and Canada. The app is…

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    Apps to find fun things nearby while on road trips

    With Memorial Day serving as the unofficial start of summer, it’s time to hit the road and see the best of what the United States and Canada has to offer. And by using the right apps, you can be sure to get the most of your road trips. Roadside America helps users find all of the oddities across the United States and Canada, from giant twine balls to other off-the-wall attractions like the Cathedral of Junk in Austin, Texas. Search for attractions nearby, where headed – even by theme. The Roadside America app delivers a short description, address, and directions. The app is $2.99 for iOS with in-app purchases available…