Best Apps for Enjoying the Great Outdoors

If you are planning for spending some time on vacations or visiting tour, then don’t miss your companion to be with you, i.e. your smartphone. Since this companion can assist you to guide the journey in a handy way. There are many applications which can genuinely augment your experience with the outdoor activities and help you feel the fragrance of nature. You can still operate your roadmap offline along with the audio guide, and even it can instruct you for forwarding steps to adventure with the spot.

Here below, are some of the most useful applications with which you can enjoy your outdoor experience at the next level.

best apps for enjoying the great outdoors

1. Bivy

It can be one of the worthful companions when you’re backpacking. It is a kind of guidebook that helps you manage adventurous outdoor things. You can install it while visiting the new region and aspiring for adventurous events like climbing, trekking, paddling and more. Also, you can utilize this app to keep the recording of your adventures and send it to your friends.

2. PlantSnap

It is useful to give you details regarding natural spots (especially bushes and trees) through collections of photos. This app attains the favourable reviews by the users available on Play Store and iTunes Store. According to the developer of this app, it can recognize 90% of overall plant species on the globe.

3. HERE WeGo

It is considered an app for free city navigation. It permits you to access maps despite being in offline mode. You can record your destination spot on the map, and then you don’t need to be worried about the internet connection. It is also lucrative for moving on the foreign visit, where you might not be able to have internet data pack.

4. Just Ahead

It permits you to easily enjoy in several National Parks and Sanctuaries in the form of audio. In this app, the guidebook for the tour is written by professionals and explained by experts in the field. You can download the audio guide in your Smartphone, and you can listen to it any time regardless of internet connectivity. It is an excellent app for those who love and cherish wildlife.

5. Sky Guide or Star Walk2

Both the applications use the concept of GPS in smartphone and AR (Augmented Reality) to display the celestial bodies present in the universe. Sky Guide app was developed by Fifth Star Labs which is not compatible with Android devices. However, Star Walk2 was developed by Vito Technology.

6. Maprika

It is popularly known as ski application, but in reality, it consists of many things. It assists you to visit for trekking, biking, climbing and others. Even, it can assist you to search the bathrooms nearby theme park. It has the speciality in getting the accurate position on the maps in public spots. In this app, you can find your fellows on this map when your travel group is split up.

7. ChirpOMatic/Bird Song ID

For the purpose of sky mapping, ChirpOMatic is one of the best apps. It is considered Shazam for birds. It allows you to save bird calls and then inspect the sound. For looking for the same functionalities, you can also use Bird Song ID. It is noted here that ChirpOMatic app is only compatible with iOS devices while Bird Song ID is compatible with Android devices.

8. AllTrails It is a map-based app, covering the basics such as instructing the directions along the journey. In this app, you can look at the latest review that can assist and guide your journey. If you want to go hiking, then you should be awakened about the snow covers which can be informed by the reviews. Its paid variant permits you to have enjoyment in offline mode.

Jeniffer Leio is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Jeniffer Leio written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as


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