National Park ServiceChesapeake Explorer

Discover the Chesapeake Bay region's beauty, history, and heritage with the Chesapeake Explorer app. The National Park Service (NPS) commissioned Alex & Tom to create an interactive experience where visitors can locate nearby parks, trails, activities and much, much more.

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Using Google's API and the GPS chip in your smartphone, the Chesapeake Explorer app can pinpoint your exact location and offer land and sea trails to start an adventure.

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The mobile app provides extensive opportunities for biking, hiking, camping, boating and, bird-watching. Hundreds of historic sites, museums, lighthouses and other attractions in the app provide opportunities for a wide range of learning and travel attractions.

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The app contains information on over 400 parks and trails. Users can tag their favorite places and save them for later to add to a tour or share with friends.

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Use the app to take a suggested tour or build your own tour by tagging your favorite places and sharing photos.

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