Friend or foe? Make sure your mobile device is working for you, not against you, on your next bicycle vacation. Here’s our take on the five top travel apps for your Colorado bike tour.
Open Table is an easy way to make real-time, online restaurant reservations. No waiting for the restaurant to open. No waiting on hold, leaving you more time to enjoy your Colorado bicycle vacation! Check out Open Table’s frequent-diner program, where you’re awarded dining points for each reservation you honor. FREE
Imagine never picking a bad wine. Ever. Again. Use this nifty wine app while traveling on your At Your Pace Freestyle Cycling Adventures Colorado bike trip for easy access to ratings, pricings and recommendations. Vivino allows you to scan a photo of any wine label so you’ll remember all of the world-class wines you tasted on your bicycle vacation. The app also helps you find area wineries while you’re traveling. But that’s not it! You can see how others rate wine and get personalized wine recommendations, based on your taste. This is one easy way to remember your wines & discover new ones while on your bicycle vacation. FREE
Maps.Me is THE tool for all of your travel mapping needs. Simply download a regional map using an internet connection. Once the map is downloaded, you can access it offline to navigate your bicycle tour routes, saving you time and money on roaming charges. Maps.Me provides you with excellent details of towns, roads & facilities, The system offers GPS positioning, & zooming in and out is effortless.
At Your Pace Freestyle Cycling Adventures will begin using Maps.Me on our self-guided bike tours, in addition to our Garmin and handwritten instructions. This is a complimentary service. Once you’re on tour, we’ll send you an email version of all maps applicable to your tour. You can then download them onto your phone for use offline while on your bicycle vacation. FREE
Before your tour
– Download the Maps.Me app from your app store and install it on your mobile device. Download the Map + Routing option in order to enable navigation of our routes on your device
– Open the app, click the menu button in the bottom right corner, and download the maps
– Within the Maps menu, select the U.S.
While on tour
– When you arrive on your Colorado bike trip, we will email the routes in a format that will allow you to open them directly from email to Maps.Me, using the WiFi at your hotel
– Select the attached files one at a time and chose “Open in Maps.Me.”
This will allow you to overlay our day’s route onto your mobile device’s map of the region.
Instagram allows to snap a selfie or take the perfect photo of your Colorado bicycle vacation. Choose your filter & share it via Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter. It’s the perfect way to share your photo favs with your family and friends while on your At Your Pace Freestyle Cycling Adventures bicycle tour. FREE
This messaging app allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp uses the same internet data plan you use for email/web browsing, so there’s no cost to message when staying in touch with friends & family while you’re on your Colorado bike trip. FREE
Book your trip today, and start using these great apps!