The snacks are packed, the juice boxes are iced, the wee ones are slathered in sunscreen, and you’ve got a tank full of gas. Now what? Planning your day on the fly for the kiddos can be easy when you have the right tools. Whether you’re a San Diego native or new to the city, click through the slideshow to see which essential apps have got you covered when it comes to the local haps.

Discover San Diego

San Diego’s got beaches, mountains, rivers, canyons, world-class parks, and dining – why not let the kiddos do it all? Let Discover San Diego do the work when it comes to planning your day. This app allows users to browse and select local attractions, events, and dining, then creates an itinerary and map for you! The app also features deals, coupons, shopping, and general information. Discover San Diego also allows users to write reviews and upload photos.

Available On: iPhone and Android
Cost: Free
Online: sandiegouniontribune.com

What apps do you use to navigate parenting in San Diego? Tell us which ones we should check out!

—Elizabeth Silva