Ever catch yourself endlessly scrolling through your Twitter feed instead of paying attention to what’s around you? Yea, it pretty much happens to all of us. However, we do think technology can be a wonderful thing. In fact, there are many cool apps out there that are totally worth downloading if you’re looking to have an awesome summer. We put together this list of 7 must have apps for summer vacation. Check them out!
This virtual reality app uses 360 degree videos to take you back in time at your current destination. It’s perfect for your study abroad trip! Witness the fall of the Berlin Wall or experience the Great Fire of London from 1666 – there are time traveling opportunities available all over! App Store | Google Play.
If live entertainment is your idea of a fun summer activity, Goldstar is a must. This app is updated daily with half-priced tickets to live shows in cities all over the country. Concerts, comedy shows, sporting events… you name it! App Store | Google Play.
You’ll obviously want your Instagram photos to be on point this summer. Snapseed is a free photo editing app that gives you editing tools to perfect your photos and provides you with fun filters to add some style. Your beach selfies are sure to be enviable! App Store | Google Play.
Channel your inner foodie this summer by exploring all of the delicious restaurants featured on popular TV shows like “Man v. Food” or “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.” The app keeps track of over 40 different TV shows and allows you to search for the featured restaurants that are nearby or in a select location. App Store | Google Play.
There’s nothing quite like laying under the stars on a warm summer night. Keep yourself entertained on these nights with SkyView. Learn about stars, constellations, planets, and more just by pointing your phone toward the sky. See how many constellations you can learn to recognize by the end of summer! App Store | Google Play.
6. Charity Miles
Spend your summer getting in shape for a good cause. With Charity Miles, you’re making a difference every time you go for a run. Choose a charity that means something to you, then the app will measure your distance and donate money based on the distance you move.
7. Field Trip
No matter where you head this summer, even if it’s just somewhere local, Field Trip will help enlighten you about all of the cool locations that surround you. Just choose what you’re interested in seeing – from historical landmarks to food and drink – and the app will alert you when something cool is nearby. Find it in the App Store or on Google Play.
No matter where you’re headed this summer, these apps are sure to help you find some fun. Think we missed anything? Share the cool apps you love in the comments below, or feel free to shoot us a tweet at @BNcollege.