Summer is almost here! and whether your plans involve enjoying the sun at the beach or at your backyard, there’s just no excuse to be bored during this wonderful time of the year. That’s why we’ve come up with a short list of six must-have free apps that’ll help you start your summer right.  

Drink Water Reminder

We’ve already talked about this app in a recent post, but we believe that staying hydrated is absolutely essential during the summer (and any other time of the year really).  Drink Water Reminder makes it easy for you to drink plenty of liquids during your summer activities. All you have to do is enter some information and the app will notify every time you need to drink water. Easy! Whether you’re enjoying the sun at the beach or at the top of a mountain, this app will help you avoid an all-too-real heat exhaustion episode.

Stay hydrated this summer with Drink Water Reminder.

Drink Water Reminder for Android available in Uptodown [APK] | Download


Much like the before-mentioned app, QSun is all about prevention. This easy to use app helps you take care of your skin by tracking your sun exposure during the day and recommending the amount of protection you need. So, you may need to wear sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen during the morning but a little more protection during the afternoon. The app also includes other really useful features such as UV Forecast, UV map, and a skin analyzer. Unfortunately, skin cancer is becoming a bigger concern, but you can easily protect your skin with apps like Q-Sun.

Protect your skin at all times with QSun.

Qsun for Android available in Uptodown [APK] | Download

Roadtrippers – Trip Planner

Thinking about a road trip solo or with your friends? Check this one out. Roadtrippers -Trip Planner is a one-stop shop for any road trip. Once you enter your starting point and destination, the app will indicate the best route along with hotels, points of interests in your current location as well as your destination, camping sites, amusement and nightlife and much more. This app is the perfect companion for any of your upcoming road trips.

The best road trip companion.

Roadtrippers – Trip Planner for Android available in Uptodown [APK] | Download


Do you always have trouble deciding what to pack? We’ve got you covered! PackPoint is an app that helps you pack depending on your destination and the weather forecast. The best part is that the app couldn’t be easier to use. All you have to do is enter your destination, your departure date, the number of days you’ll be staying, and the activities you plan to do: hiking, fancy dinners, hanging out by the beach, etc. Next, PackPoint will create a custom packing list taking into account all the information you’ve entered. Once you’ve packed the different elements, tap on the circle next to the items and it’ll disappear from your list. PackPoint gives you peace of mind, knowing that you’ll pack everything you need for your trip.

Don’t forget to pack a single thing.

PackPoint for Android available in Uptodown [APK] | Download


If you love summer concerts, Bandsintown is for you. Just as its name suggests, this app will help you keep up to date with all the concerts going on in your location as well as track your favorite artists. You can also find out if there are any concerts you’d like to check out on your vacation destination. Using this app is really easy! All you have to do is enter your favorite music and artists and the app will start tracking them. As soon as one of your favorite artists is coming to your city, you’ll be the first to find out.

Never miss a concert with Bandsintown.

Bandsintown for Android available in Uptodown [APK] | Download

The Pit Pal

If your plans for this summer involve staying in town, hanging out with friends and impressing them with your bbq skills, then you might enjoy this app. The Pit Pal is a simple and basic tool that helps you track the time and temperature of your bbq, depending on the food that your barbequing. The app also lets you add notes and share the information with other users.

Impress all your friends with your bbq skills.

The Pit Pal for Android available in Uptodown [APK] |Download

For most, summer is the best time of the year. You can create as many great memories in town or out traveling. The idea is to have fun and these apps can be great summer companions. Uptodown wishes you a safe and happy summer!


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