Top Sightseeing Spots Apps of 2017

The best sightseeing spot apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to research and discover places of interest. Types include maps, restaurant finders, and official city sightseeing spot apps. Sightseeing spot apps are great for those who love to travel or who are planning a trip for the near future.

Last updated 03-24-2017

Town of Prospect, CT
1st

Town of Prospect, CT

Android
iOS

Seller: Bluebridge Tourism LLC

35 3.5

Whenever you need some help around Prospect town Connecticut, you might want to download this app for easy access to government support. Report broken or damaged public properties that might be a danger to others, or check who is currently sitting in office, so you know whom you need to contact.

To start, simply tap the option you want done. Report it and you will be directed to your choice office. It is already auto-filled when you access the messaging app you prefer, and your message will be sent to the correct office immediately. Make your stay in Prospect most comfortable with this convenient and functional app!

Android
Town of Prospect, CT

Town of Prospect, CT

Free

iOS
Town of Prospect, CT

Town of Prospect, CT

Free

minube: travel planner & guide
2nd

minube: travel planner & guide

Android

Seller: minube

35 3.5

Find travel ideas right in the palm of your hand when you use this intuitive trip planner and virtual guide. It is designed with an extensive geographic feature that allows you to locate places, landmarks, hotels, restaurants, and transportation terminals which you can use on your next travel adventure.

Feel free to visit interesting tourist attractions around the globe, create your own reviews, and view other travelers’ travel experiences right in the same app. Also, gather all your captured moments in the private folder, which you can also share online. In just a few taps, learn about the estimated time of travel from your place of origin to your destination, and use the GPS-supported map to find the best place to spend the night, eat good food, and get entertained. Enjoy traveling with your loved ones with this virtual guide in hand!

▲ Learn about the things that you can do when you arrive at your destination.

▲ Prepare and book your hotel online before your trip to ensure that everything is organized.

▲ Use this intuitive guide to get the estimated fare, distance, and travel time while planning for your vacation.

Android
minube: travel planner & guide

minube: travel planner & guide

Free

Explore Pasadena
3rd

Explore Pasadena

Android

Seller: Visit Pasadena

35 3.5

Are you looking forward to going to Pasadena for vacation, or maybe you are just visiting someone? Get all of the information you need to make your stay more productive and memorable with this convenient app! Explore the different locations available, and enjoy popular destinations while you are there!

Simply tap the category you want to check out first; the activities and places are conveniently arranged by category for easy searching. Check the weekly events to see what the city's trending activities are, and look up the transportation services to get you where the fun is!

Android
Explore Pasadena

Explore Pasadena

Free

TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants
4

TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants

Android
iOS

Seller: TripAdvisor

35 3.5

Planning ahead for your trip is very important for a multitude of reasons. If you are a traveler and want to get the best out of your trip, then plan ahead with this convenient app so you can save time and money!

This app is not only for booking hotels and restaurants, but also used to make the best possible decision based on informative reviews written by other users. Learn about the quality of hotels, attractions, and restaurants. You can even check out flights - making it that much easier to plan your next weekend getaway or backpacking adventure!

▲ Type in the city or the destination you wish to visit for your next trip.

▲ Find fun things to do in the location of your choice.

▲ Find honest reviews to help you make better decisions for your trip, and write your own to help out others.

This app not only gives prices and assistance to travelers by providing advice, but it also helps you narrow down your options, save your favorite hotel or restaurant, gives you contact details, and even a handy map that lets you see exact locations. Plus, you can also download the location for offline use in case later a connection is not available!

For your next vacation, don't limit yourself on the number of activities to do. The valuable advice of other users will inspire you on what to do next, including tips that might be outside the usual tourist spectrum. This tool is fantastic for travelers, backpackers, families or honeymooners. It is sure to become your go-to in order to have that "best vacation ever"!

Android
TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants

TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants

Free

iOS
TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants

TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants

Free

ASK Brooklyn Museum
5

ASK Brooklyn Museum

Android

Seller: BrooklynMuseum

40 4

When you visit Brooklyn Museum, you might have a tendency to ask for information about a certain subject, say, the "Portrait de Mme Boursier et de sa fille" (Portrait of Madame Boursier and Her Daughter). With this official museum app, you can simply snap a photo and type your question in a form of text message. You will get an instant answer to your question with a recommendation to another art piece. It is like you have a curator in your pocket!

Actual historians and educators will answer all your questions promptly and reasonably. Using the Bluetooth sensors, you can also identify works near you, allowing you to get better assistance. You can then truly enjoy your museum experience without getting lost or losing time.

▲Take a picture and send the image along with your question through a chat form.

▲Before entering the Museum, you can also find the calendar of activities or visiting recommendations.

The Brooklyn Museum is home to an extensive and comprehensive collection of masterpieces, from paintings to cutting edge historical works and cultural heritage. It has 560,000 square feet of area, making it hard for anyone without a tour guide to find and enjoy all the collections in one go.

This app believes that having someone who will guide you through answering your questions will make your experience more fulfilling. You can even ask for an explanation of a certain art piece that you are interested in.

This simple to use app is also supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, which makes education tours more fulfilling. Learn about collections and get recommendations easily with staff always ready to answer all your questions.

Android
ASK Brooklyn Museum

ASK Brooklyn Museum

Free

Big Bear Now
6

Big Bear Now

Android
iOS

Seller: Brehm Communications, Inc.

35 3.5

If you are planning a vacation in Big Bear with your family or by yourself, then this app is for you! Recreational activities, shopping deals, and a lot more to ensure fun for your vacation in Big Bear City. With features and information like weather and road conditions, to nightlife and restaurants, you wont need to worry about where to go next.

Simply tap the icons below to get started on your adventure and planning. It even has a map to ensure the accuracy of each location in the place. Enjoy your stay in Big Bear and make the most of your vacation!

Android
Big Bear Now

Big Bear Now

Free

iOS
Big Bear Now

Big Bear Now

Free

Edinburgh Anatomical Museum
7

Edinburgh Anatomical Museum

Android
iOS

Seller: The University of Edinburgh

35 3.5

Take a trip through the history of Anatomy with a 3D tour for mobile devices. This app will let users explore the Edinburgh Anatomical Museum from a first-person point of view. Walk through different exhibits including the Entrance foyer, the museum, the skull room, and even the morgue. Each location showcases various anatomy models, some of which are actual skeletons. Check various items on display, each with a pop-up window that shows in-depth information about the object.

Anatomy students and teachers can use this app for their coursework without having to leave their classrooms. The 3D tour offers a variety of interesting information in regards to their subject matter as well as an innovative way to learn.

Android
Edinburgh Anatomical Museum

Edinburgh Anatomical Museum

Free

Rabbyte
4

December 7, 2016

Interesting, lets me learn a lot about history without even leaving my room! Really cool to see all the bones and masks they have on display. Would love to visit there in person someday!

iOS
Edinburgh Anatomical Museum Tour

Edinburgh Anatomical Museum Tour

Free

Hawaii Volcanoes NP: Chimani
8

Hawaii Volcanoes NP: Chimani

Android

Seller: Chimani, Inc.

35 3.5

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park features active volcanoes, Kīlauea and Mauna Loa. It serves as a tourist spot for both locals and foreigners. If you are planning to have your new adventure in the area, take a guide in the form of this informative tour buddy. Complete with places to visit, photos, and ranger events, the app gives you every single detail you need for your trip.

Channel your outgoing spirit, and feel secure when trekking, camping, or doing activities in the area. Create an itinerary on the trip planner, and see activities you would like from the suggestions. While on the trip, use the offline map in case of no connection. Travel to this scenic locale with the utmost confidence.

▲ Be well-informed of the places to visit as you read through detailed information.

▲ Enjoy trouble-free planning of your Hawaiian trip with every detail accounted for.

▲ Stoke the anticipation for your trip with hundreds of high-quality photos!

Before you pack your bags, secure a wonderful experience by reading ahead the details of over a hundred points of interest. Imagine yourself in scenic locations depicted in beautiful, breath-taking photos. Add details to your plan with specific locations for accommodation, dining, and other necessary places to go. Don't worry about finding your way around: a helpful "where am I?" locator will guide you using your device's GPS.

Don't be blindsided by the unexpected while on your dream getaway: track your location while going around the ten trails or while joining ranger-led events. End your evening with a calming effect of the sunset and rise with energy as you watch the sunrise. Check the daily schedule in this efficient guide as you lay in bed during the night. Take a perfect companion for a perfect trip!

Android
Hawaii Volcanoes NP: Chimani

Hawaii Volcanoes NP: Chimani

Free

NMAAHC Mobile Stories
9

NMAAHC Mobile Stories

Android
iOS

Seller: Smithsonian Institution

35 3.5

Make your visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) more satisfying with this engrossing set of stories. You can use this handy app before, during, and after your tour: as a guide and introduction to the NMAAHC and its exhibits, as an augmented-reality complement, and as a memorable story collection to reread.

With topics ranging from the "Building" of the museum to "Stories for Families with Children," this comprehensive app will not just bring life to the exhibits, but will also let you evaluate age-appropriate displays when young children are around. Be able to organize your visit well with directions, maps, activities, and opening hours.

Android
NMAAHC Mobile Stories

NMAAHC Mobile Stories

Free

doras_backpack
5

December 3, 2016

Really cool concept, love being able to see all the exhibitions they have from my phone. Great for learning more about historical items and art from African American history.

iOS
NMAAHC Mobile

NMAAHC Mobile

Free

Swipecity
10

Swipecity

Android

Seller: Koob

40 4

Your bags are packed and you are ready to hop on a plane, setting down in one of the major Canadian cities - Quebec! With most of the locals speaking French (the dominant language), your yearning for deep and authentic historical connections is placed in the backseat. Worry not, however, because you have this digital tour guide to save your day!

Make the most of your trip and discover the rich culture that lies within the boundaries of the city. Receive push notifications on your homescreen's pull-down menu when you are close to a landmark (Chateau Frontenac, Place-Royale, or many others). Open this travel tool to learn the historical details of the place, and while doing that, you can check out any upcoming events for the area!

▲ Travel with knowledge — read information straight from historical monuments nearby.

▲ Have a blast by attending different events. Know the schedule and skim quickly through the details.

▲ Feel confident roaming around the city with a handy map to guide you!

Don't get lost and feel like you are wasting time - relax while wandering around the city and its points of interest. Rest at the Hotel Cavalier du Moulin, or have a sumptuous meal at Grande Allee Est. Discover free shows to stop by before ending your day at Pierre-Dugua-de-Monts terrace. Make it easier to do all these with the turn-by-turn directions given from your map. "Favorite" places that captured your heart so you can quickly see its details the next time you are around.

Whether you have wanderlust for Quebec, or are simply exploring a place new to you, make the experience convenient and educational with this handy travel guide. Not only will you feel more at home, but it will also relieve you from worries while traveling. What are you waiting for? The city's rich information is yours!

Android
Swipecity

Swipecity

Free

DizzyDino05
3

January 7, 2017

Interesting if you are in the place itself, but if you are planning for a trip you can't use a map to search it! Only places around you..