EasyRoute is a route planner for outdoor activities like running, biking and walking. It's a big help for determining where to go if you want to cover a certain distance or if you want to know how long a particular route is.

Simply tap where you want to go. It will follow roads and paths while also providing the freedom to route directly where you touch.

EasyRoute was written by a runner looking for a quick and easy way to plan routes using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Designed to be easy to use, you are never more than one touch away from viewing, adding or editing a route.

Personally, the author of EasyRoute has used this program to:

• Plan long marathon training runs, figuring out how far detours should be and how far to go before looping back so the distance comes out right.
• Plan bike rides in unfamiliar areas.
• Plan routes before leaving the house. If a park is closed or a road is blocked, can the same mileage be covered by taking a different road or path?
• Use Street View to ensure there is a safe sidewalk or shoulder before running along a busy street or an unfamiliar area.
• Figure out the distance of a walk to grandma's house.
• While traveling, to figure out where to run in order cover a desired distance.

Although the author is primarily a runner, lots of feedback from cyclists and walkers has been incorporated into EasyRoute in the 5 years it has been available on the App Store.

In case you're not convinced by now, here is a quick rundown of the features that make EasyRoute awesome:
- Create a route by following roads or routing directly to where you touch.
- Drag a portion of the route to include a particular spot.
- Easy to undo so you are free to experiment.
- Tap the elevation button to expand the elevation graph.
- Tap and drag the elevation graph to highlight areas of the route.
- Drag the Street View icon onto the map to look around.
- Import and export GPX files directly to and from other apps.
- Export to MapMyFitness, FIT and GPX files.
- Share routes with other users using AirDrop or e-mail. (AirDrop requires iOS 7 and a compatible device.)
- Route can be reversed, made into an "out and back" or be routed back to start.
- Duplicate and modify a route.
- Works in kilometers or miles.
- Save as many routes as your device can hold. (That is probably a LOT of routes.)
- Correctly utilizes all screen sizes including iPhone X.
- Universal iPhone/iPad app.

EasyRoute will not bug you to sign up for anything and there are no ads.

Just to be clear, this app does NOT record routes based on your movement or give you directions.

There are still many more tweaks, improvements, features and enhancements planned.

Thanks for reading this far down and considering this little app.

What's New

Version 2.8.2

Fixes a bug with town names being missing in the route browser

Customer Reviews

Impressively simple & useful

DJ Rizzo

This does a fantastic job of creating a route along established roads and paths without having to set a waypoint at every little curve along the way. It won me over the first time I used it and was able to tap a location ½ mile away from my home and have it intelligently create a route follows the curves of my road instead of drawing a straight line through other buildings and homes. The elevation feature is a real bonus - letting you know in advance when you’ll need a little extra energy for climbing. I think back to when I was 17 and running around my neighborhood: I used to 1st drive my car along the route I would run and use the odometer reading to estimate how long it was. How far we’ve come!

The name of the app says it all


I use this app for creating routes from local bike trails. The best feature is its ability to follow the trails without having to explicitly place points all over. As long as the trail doesn't cross an intersection where it may get confused it's spot on. And even if it does get confused it's a minor issue because it gets right back on track. So, it's super easy to create routes from bike trails.

I use Cyclemeter and this app exports directly to the app. Just press the forward icon and if Cyclemeter is installed it opens it right up and creates the path. Awesome execution.

This is one of those rare apps that if you don't know its out there you're missing out. Kudos to the author. You've done a great job!

Fast and smart with Street View


I have happily been using Footpath all this year, but I think Easyroute might be even better.

I've tried it for both biking on roads and paths and walking on forest trails, and I'm impressed with how far apart I can place the waypoints without confusing the app. Access to Google Street View is a huge bonus for routes in unfamiliar cities.

I also like being able to rubber-band the routes like Google Maps does. Just be sure to do it on the fly and not after the route is saved.


John Famiglietti
36.8 MB
Health & Fitness
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© 2013-2015 John Famiglietti


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