The arrival of summer might mean the end of hectic school and weekday activity schedules, but it doesn’t mean there’s any let up from staying on top of things. For busy parents and kids, daily summertime routines may be anything but business as usual, which is why staying organized can spell the difference between enjoying the summer breeze or spiraling into chaos. Check out our roundup of the best apps to help keep you calm, cool and collected.


Whether you’re organizing a week-long family vacation or a quickie weekend getaway, half the battle is figuring out a fun itinerary at your destination of choice. Localeur helps answer the question, “What should we do?” More than a travel guidebook, this useful app features recommendations from people in the know—aka, the locals—in more than 25 major and not-so-major U.S. cities. Through engaging videos and detailed content, a diverse community of local tastemakers provide locals-only tips on the best places to eat, drink, shop, and get outdoors. A must-have app for getting the inside scoop on where and how the locals eat, live, and play.

Free for iOS and Android


What are your favorite apps to help get organized? Share with us in the Comments!

—Kipp Jarecke-Cheng