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Old 07-01-2018, 12:19 PM   #1
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Maps and software, good for trip planning

The recent GPS thread here got me thinking about planning a trip and the ability to find gas stations, rest areas, campgrounds, pet friendly motels.In the past I used Good Sam trip planner, Rand McNally trip planner, mapquest and Google maps. All of these have good and bad features but between all 4 I was able to create a good trip with time and mileage markers, rest areas and fuel stops.
Is there one program or site that can create such a combo, I'm open to suggestions and thanks for any help.
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The recent GPS thread here got me thinking about planning a trip and the ability to find gas stations, rest areas, campgrounds, pet friendly motels.In the past I used Good Sam trip planner, Rand McNally trip planner, mapquest and Google maps. All of these have good and bad features but between all 4 I was able to create a good trip with time and mileage markers, rest areas and fuel stops.
Is there one program or site that can create such a combo, I'm open to suggestions and thanks for any help.
My solution for gas was to order the optional 36 gallon tank for the new truck!

As to stops on trips, I don't plan the drive around gas or rest areas (no pets) but my GPS lets me touch screen the vehicle & gives me directions to Police, hospitals, & fuel. For campgrounds, I do both a GPS search (usually disappointing) and AllStays Camp & RV or The Ultimate Campground List apps, both which have provided good results.
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Old 07-01-2018, 05:00 PM   #3
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I really like these two websites

Find The Cheapest Truck Stop - TruckMaster Fuel Finder

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/vi...8330930787&z=5
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Have you checked out the Allstays Apps?


https://www.allstays.com/apps/
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Some really good leads, thanks....
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