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    5 cool road trip apps

    Spring is in the air! Whether you are gearing up for a cross-country locum tenens engagement or planning a family vacation, it is the perfect time for a road trip. Here, we are pleased to tell you about five fun, journey-enhancing apps to download on your phone.

    1. Spotify. A new way to listen to music, it puts millions of tracks at your fingertips. Search for and play songs, and make your own playlists. (Available on Apple products and Android. Free app; premium service is $9.99 per month.)
    1. Roadside America. Find historic landmarks and unusual attractions - like the world's largest garden gnome - en route to your destination. Get maps, directions, photos, tips, and stories. (Available on Apple products: $5.99 for all regions.)
    1. Gas Buddy. Pinpoint the cheapest gas, locate nearby stations, earn prize points, and more. (Available free on Apple products and Android.)
    1. Audible. An audiobook player, it lets you listen to your favorite titles, access My Library, and shop the mobile store. You can also learn about author chats and upcoming releases. (Available free on Apple products and Android. Most audiobooks can be purchased for $20 - $30.)
    1. Yelp. This social networking, user review, and local search site is as helpful as having a friend in every city. Discover what the locals know, like where you can find a great slice of pizza or a reputable mechanic. (Available free on Apple products and Android.)

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