Last month we featured Shaka Guide, a GPS-based guide app for Hawaii. The post was well-received and generated some great reader input—including the suggestion that I check out a similar app built for more destinations and that’s even more highly rated.

Just like Shaka Guide, GyPSy Guide uses the location service/GPS chip in your device to trigger professional tour guide commentary along scenic drive routes and road trips. GPS signal is free, so no connection to cellular, data or Wi-Fi is required while touring. The app is free to download for both iOS and Android but each destination costs money (from $3.99 to $9.99). There are currently tours for 34 North American destinations ranging from Arches Canyonlands to Yellowstone. The complete list is below:

  • Arches National Park GyPSy
  • Banff Townsite GyPSy Guide
  • Banff Lake Louise Yoho GyPSy
  • Big Island Hawaii Gypsy Guide
  • Calgary to Banff GyPSy Guide
  • Canyonlands Moab GyPSy Guide
  • Drumheller GyPSy Guide
  • Oahu GyPSy Guide Driving Tour
  • Going to the Sun Road GyPSy
  • Grand Canyon South Rim GyPSy
  • Grand Teton GyPSy Guide Tour
  • Haleakala Maui GyPSy Guide
  • Icefields Parkway GyPSy Guide
  • Jasper National Park GyPSy
  • Kamloops to Banff GyPSy Tour
  • Kamloops to Vancouver GyPSy
  • Kauai GyPSy Guide
  • Lake Louise to Kamloops GyPSy
  • Las Vegas GyPSy Driving Tours
  • Maui GyPSy Guide Driving Tour
  • Miami to Key West GyPSy Guide
  • Road to Hana Maui GyPSy Guide
  • Rocky Mountain Nat Park GyPSy
  • Vancouver to Kamloops GyPSy
  • Vancouver Whistler GyPSy Guide
  • Vancouver Downtown GyPSy Guide
  • Vermont RT100 GyPSy Guide
  • Volcanoes – Big Island GyPSy
  • Waikiki to Pearl Harbor GyPSy
  • Waterton & Alberta SW GyPSy
  • Yellowstone GyPSy Guide Tour
  • Yellowstone Grand Teton GyPSy
  • Yosemite GyPSy Guide Tour
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