Modern-day conveniences are a parent’s best friend. Can you even remember the last time you had to go buy diapers at the store instead of having them delivered via Amazon? Smartphones and apps are also a necessity for busy parents, saving you both time and money, and even helping you discover new and fun things to do with your family. Click through the gallery for 10 must-have apps every Seattle parent should have at their fingertips.

Woodland Park Zoo App

Enhance your zoo safari by using Woodland Park Zoo’s app to plan your next visit. Features include a customizable schedule of daily activities, animal fact sheets, maps, photos, and even a friend finder to help locate fellow explorers. Choose your own adventure each time you visit the zoo by taking one of the many themed, GPS-guided tours, including a rainy day tour highlighting dry, covered spots for diehard zoologists who don’t mind a little liquid sunshine.

Download: iPhone or Android
Cost: Free

What is your favorite go-to Seattle app? Tell us about it in the Comments below.

— Abbey McGee

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