When considering all of the places to go visit in the world, there is a plethora of selection. However, science dictates that too many choices is bad for the human brain. Add the trouble of finding exactly where to go, what to do, how to do it, and how to stay within budget, planning the perfect vacation can become a stressful situation. Thankfully, app creators have come out with some ingenious solutions to this exact problem. Below is a list of some of the best travel apps for planning your next vacation.


One of the best apps for finding good deals on fun is Groupon. Believe it or not, Groupon is great for finding deals on your next destination vacation. Whether traveling for business, pleasure, or a nearby staycation, any excursion can be turned into a fabulous vacation with Groupon.

From fun things to do near you, like discounted tickets at the zoo, or a round in the trampoline park, to discounted tickets at amusement parks, and curated destination vacation deals at a fraction of the price. Just change the city and Groupon provides great deals on adventures like city wide interactive treasure hunts, deals on restaurants, movies, and museums. Groupon has got it covered.

Groupon’s interface is user-friendly, allowing the user to change the location, product, and even filters for price. Groupon is also a great travel app because there are deals and events almost everywhere. From small cities to famous ones; Route 66 towns to the Big Apple and beyond the shores.

Chimani National Parks

This app is awesome for the adventurer or eco-traveler. The would be adventurer can search the map for National Parks, drop pins in favorite places, download park maps in case of lost internet connection, and can share their adventures with friends and fellow members in the social media feature. From planning, to documenting, sharing, and even local maps to keep traveler’s safe, this is a wonderful creation for the adventuring traveler.


If arts and culture are an important part of a vacation, then look no further than Headout. It’s a cool and simple to use app that offers a robust selection of current art and cultural events. This app is perfect for the traveler looking for things to do in large cities. The search does not end in the continental United States. Headout has selections from many of the most popular tourist destinations around the world.

Home Swap

Curious about living in another part of the country, or even another part of the world? Home Swap makes it possible for adventurers from all around the globe to swap homes for their vacation. From the United Kingdom, France, and the United States, Home Swap matches members based on certain criteria that each user inputs. This is a wonderful way to save money on expensive hotels, the only catch is that users must live in a home that other users want to visit.