Traveling to a new place can be overwhelming. What landmarks should you see? What streets should you visit? What's the story behind that statue, shop or cobblestone street you're walking on? The list of puzzling travel questions goes on and on.
Of course, you can sign up for a guided tour or enlist a local to show you around. But why even bother if there's an app that can show you all the famous sights and at your own pace to boot!
This cool app will do all that, as it personally connects you to an expert travel guide located where you want to vacation next! Go beyond the usual tourist hot spots, learn more about local spots and have a "local" expert guide you through your next adventure.
Detour is an app that gives you guided audio tours of famous landmarks and tourist spots around the world.
By using your phone's GPS and location tracking features, Detour will sync with your location as you walk around and it will provide you with geographically aware voice-overs of the landmarks around you. It's like having your very own local tour guide who walks with you at your own pace!
Detour also has exclusive voices and personalities to guide you through the iconic sights, each with their own personal stories to tell.
And since the narrators have first-hand knowledge of the places, they'll even lead you to interesting back alleys and local favorites.
The app currently has 17 cities to guide you through, including San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, London, Paris, Rome, Berlin, Barcelona, and Marrakech.
So do you yourself a favor, if you're exploring some of the greatest cities in the world, have Detour guide you along for a travel experience unlike any other.
The Detour app is available for both iOS and Android gadgets. Click here or the download buttons below to get Detour now.