10 iPhone Navigation Apps that Will Actually Get You There

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2012-10-08
 
 
 

Motion X GPS Drive ($0.99)

Sporting features like a parking spot marker, multi-stop planning and routing, live traffic flow maps and visual lane assistance, navigation apps don't get much better than this.

Motion X GPS Drive ($0.99)

BestParking (Free)

Find the cheapest and most convenient parking garages in 43 cities and 79 airports across North America. Just remember where you parked.

BestParking (Free)

GPS & Map Toolbox ($2.99)

This app provides a variety of tools such as saving locations to exportable lists, conversions between coordinate formats, and the ability to view different map formats.

GPS & Map Toolbox ($2.99)

Embark NYC Subway (Free)

The big bad New York City subway can still throw seasoned straphangers for a loop sometimes, so it's great to have an app to help you around the Big Apple.

Embark NYC Subway (Free)

Falcon (Free)

Never get confounded by an endless convention hall again. Falcon works like a compass, with your destination as the North Star. Perfect for finding your way in parking lots, on college campuses and, yes, at conventions.

Falcon (Free)

Theodolite ($3.99)

Like an electronic viewfinder, this app overlays real-time information about position, altitude and bearing. It's great for fishing, hunting and other outdoor excursions.

Theodolite ($3.99)

Google Earth (Free)

If only Columbus had had this app. Fly around the world with the flick of your finger and figure out where the West Indies really are.

Google Earth (Free)

City Maps 2Go ($1.99)

Skip the data roaming charges with this app, which offers more than 7,800 maps worldwide, with no network or WiFi connection required.

City Maps 2Go ($1.99)

Maps of the World (Free)

It might not help you find the nearest Starbucks, but this app is a great way to see how the world has changed over the centuries

Maps of the World (Free)

The Night Sky ($0.99)

If you're into celestial navigation, this app is perfect for you. Just hold your phone up to the sky and see what heavenly bodies are above you.

The Night Sky ($0.99)

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