— -- intro: Labor Day weekend is here!
Whether your plans take you on the road, to a beach or just hanging out at home, check out these five apps that will help you make the most of the extended weekend.
quicklist: 1title: GasBuddytext: GasBuddy allows users to find the cheapest gas while on the go. The app pulls up nearby gas stations and list their gas prices, allowing users an easy way to shop around. GasBuddy is available for iPhone and Android devices.
quicklist: 2title: AroundMetext: If you're one of the millions of Americans who are traveling this weekend, be sure to download AroundMe. The app acts as a virtual concierge, helping users discover new places and amenities in the vicinity. AroundMe is available for iPhone and Android devices.
quicklist: 3title: Pit Paltext: Make the perfect BBQ with Pit Pal, an app that helps cookout connoisseurs plan and execute flawless BBQ. The app is available for Android devices.
quicklist: 4title: Wazetext: Don't spend any of your holiday weekend stuck in traffic. Use Waze to find the fastest way from home to the beach (or anywhere in between). The app is powered by crowdsourced information shared in real-time, allowing drivers to find out before they approach police, accidents, traffic jams or other hazards.
"It's like a personal heads-up from a few million of your friends on the road," the app's creators said.
Waze is available for iPhone and Android devices.
quicklist: 5title: Flight Tonighttext: It's not too late to get out of town for the weekend. Check out Flight Tonight for help planning a spontaneous trip and to take advantage of last minute deals. Flight Tonight is available for the iPhone.