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Road Trip Planner

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Place pins on a worldwide map for each location you want to visit, then see your route. Enter trip details for each location and create a complete trip itinerary.


- arrival date & time
- departure date & time
- travel time to this location
- time spent at this location
- name of pin (such as John’s house)
- address of pin
- notes and images
- custom pin color and icon (choose from over 90 designs or make your own)
- URL for related information
- URL for related images
- NOAA and Wunderground weather reports
- nearby web cams
- Flickr photo search
- elevation
- transport type (driving or walking)
- satellite view
- Internet Search results
- list of activities (lodging, sights to see, etc.)
- choose between multiple routes (if available)
- set the route color between pins
- between pins view driving distance, driving time, fuel cost, travel advisories, turn-by-turn driving directions
- import pins from your Contacts (select as many at once as you like)

EACH PIN CAN HAVE MANY ACTIVITIES. For each activity you can record:

- name of activity
- activity date, time and duration
- cost
- phone
- address
- email address
- confirmation number
- notes
- picture

There are two types of pins. Route Pins are used to create the route. POI Pins mark points of interest on the map.

Choose between driving and walking for each pin. For air and rail routes a straight line can be displayed between pins.

Add, remove or rearrange the pins in any order you wish. Search for places such as restaurants or hotels near each pin. Routes and pins can be sent to Apple Maps.

Each trip can be saved as a separate document. Perfect for anyone who wants to maintain a record of past trips.

PUT YOUR TRIP IN YOUR GPS device. Route pins and routes can be exported as GPX files that can be imported by many Global Positioning System devices.

VIEW YOUR TRIP ON YOUR IPHONE OR IPAD with our free Road Trip Planner Viewer app, or other apps that import GPX data, such as our GPX-Viewer app.

THE ITINERARY HOLDS ALL OF THE DETAILS. Share it and take it with you.
- display the itinerary in a separate window
- save the itinerary to disk or share it easily
- optionally include a map image with pins and routes, activities for each Route Pin, costs for each activity, total fuel cost, total trip cost, information for Points of Interest Pins, and driving instructions

USE THE TO-DO CHECKLIST. Make sure you don’t forget anything.

Import location data from our other map-related apps for campgrounds, beaches, rest areas, coffee shops, offbeat tourist attractions, hot springs, and more. For a complete list visit website below.

Development is very active and we have many more features planned. We respond quickly to suggestions and questions in our forum.
PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION OR AN ISSUE. We promise we'll respond as quickly as we can.

For more info, screenshots, videos, and support questions click on the Road Trip Planner support button or visit

This app requests access to your Contacts for two reasons.
1. In order to compute an address for a specific latitude and longitude Apple requires the app to request access to your Contacts.
2. Access to your Contacts is required to create map pins from addresses in your Contacts app.
That’s it. Nothing evil. The app is just trying to make things easier for you.

The mapping and routing functionality Road Trip Planner uses is based upon Apple’s maps technology. If Apple Maps cannot find a route between map pins, then neither can Road Trip Planner. Please test the area you wish to travel using Apple’s Maps app to ensure that the area can be routed. If it cannot be routed, please submit the issue to Apple at If Apple Maps cannot perform routing in the area you wish to travel then neither can Road Trip Planner.

What's New in Version 3.6

•Route pins better linked to POI pins via pin numbers.
•Exporting to calendar now checks for existing events. If found, a new event won’t be created.
•Added more reference map pins.
•Reduced app size by over 50%.
•Separate window displays the map for printing or saving - no more sending to Preview.
•If POI pins are linked to route pins, then they appear under route pins in the itinerary
•Can now add any file to a RTP document (select Document Info from the View menu).
•Notes with style now show the same in the itinerary.
•Time zone enhancement - see preferences.
•Bug fixes


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Road Trip Planner
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  • $14.99
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.6
  • Size: 4.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor

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