myscenicdrives.com Adds Electric Vehicle Charging Station Locations to its Free Road Trip Planner
Road Trip Season is here and myscenicdrives.com has updated its free Road Trip Planner with EV Charging Stations, Campgrounds, and more!
May 23, 2012 - PRLog -- SEATTLE, WA: myscenicdrives.com makes road-trip planning with electric vehicles easy with the ability to locate EV charging stations. Users can add them to their road trip plan, get turn-by-turn directions and incorporate the charge time into their daily itinerary.
"We’re making it convenient and accessible so EV drivers never have worry about where to charge up next" said Eric Theriault, founder and CEO of myscenicdrives.com. "We’re excited about the opportunity to assist in making it easy to reduce energy usage while taking advantage of nature’s scenic wonders"
Users creating a road trip plan on myscenicdrives.com set the approximate distance that a charge will be required in the preferences, and locations automatically display where needed. A simple click adds them to the road trip itinerary and schedules the stop. Users can search for nearby places of interest and plan things to do while they wait. Charging stations can also be highlighted on the interactive maps on myscenicdrives.com’
This new feature is just one of many making myscenicdrives.com the go-to site for creating personalized and detailed itineraries for day trips, weekend getaways or cross-country adventures. Users can edit, save and share trips with an easy-to-use desktop and mobile interface and print or export directions to a wide variety of GPS devices. For multi-day trips, the planner automatically divides the excursion into comfortable daily itineraries.
The site offers the ability to search and book accommodations. Along with competitive rates, users receive confirmation details and turn-by-turn directions incorporated into their road trip plan. "Users love having all their trip-planning tools and information in one place" said Eric Theriault. Also newly launched is support for managing road trip budgets and a public beta for campground locations in North America.
Launched in March 2010, myscenicdrives.com was created to help travelers easily find scenic drives and plan road trips. The scenic drives are designed to inspire and encourage travelers to get outdoors and enjoy nature, partake in recreational activities and explore places of historic and cultural interest. A different road trip awaits on http://www.myscenicdrives.com .