There's nothing like hitting the road for a summer vacation. Although I'm sure that as a kid, I loathed all that time in the car, I do have really sweet memories of my family's two-hour road trips from the Chicago 'burbs to the beaches of Lake Michigan. I remember passing certain landmarks, singing silly songs and playing goofy games, and always feeling like the time spent stuck in a seatbelt was well worth it once we found ourselves beachside.
Now, however, being the grown-up and currently planning another two-hour-plus excursion -- this time from the New Jersey 'burbs to the beaches of the Hamptons -- it's a whole different ballgame. Mostly because now I have to worry about boring things like whether my Jeep needs an oil change before we go or where the honey and I are going to fill 'er up on the cheap. Thank goodness we both have iPhones! Here, five apps that can help you locate your nearest, most wallet-friendly gas station when you're "on the road again" this summer ...
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Would you use one of these apps when you hit the road this summer?
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Going to baseball games
Riding bike rides in the nice weather
Playing outside after work/school
Going for walks outside