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iPhone Apps for Travel

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Getting around can be tough — detours, weather, unknown roads. Here’s a gaggle of iPhone apps to help you along your way.

This list of iPhone apps provides a roadmap to the best navigation, travel and local bus/subway apps available for both professionals and consumers. Use it as a guide for yourself or pass it along to people you are charged with helping in your organization when they come to you for guidance, which — if they own an iPad or iPhone — they surely will.

City Maps2Go ($1.99, download) – Places over 2,400 city maps at your fingertips; supports GPS-based navigation and offline searching of points of interest.

CoPilot Live North America ($9.99, download) – Award winning GPS map and navigation application with free map updates covers 260,000 miles of road in North America; HD edition ($19.99, download) bumps up the graphic quality considerably. There’s also a version for truckers ($149.99, download) and a number of other editions (see here) covering other countries and continents.

Geocaching ($9.99, download)- Handheld access to’s database of worldwide geocaches (over 1,240,000 in all) for GPS treasure hunters who prefer to use their iPhone.

GoKivo GPS Navigator (Free, download)- Basic GPS navigator with voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions.

iGo My Way Navigation for North America ($49.99, download) – Navigate to an address, place of interest, or to a spot on the map; offers 3D landmarks of famous buildings and lets users save an unlimited number of favorites. Developer, NNG Global Services, offers versions of iGo My Way for other markets as well as offline maps (see here).

Magellan RoadMate North America ($44.99, download)- Highly- rated GPS navigator with real-time traffic updates and voice guidance; available split into USA ($34.99, download) and Canada/Alaska ($29.99, download) only editions as well.

MapQuest4Mobile (Free, download)- Free mobile edition of popular desktop mapping and navigation site; voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions to the destination of your choosing and points of interest.

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