Rather than opening a maps app and trying to find a halfway point, there are websites built just for this sort of situation. So, the next time you and your pal want to make plans to meet, check out these helpful sites for a location that’s right between you both.
WhatsHalfway gives you the halfway point between any two places. Simply enter your two cities, and you’ll see the halfway point for you and your friend, with both the travel time and distance for each of you. WhatsHalfway also shows you a handy map that you can click to zoom in on the middle point, or view the entire route between the two cities.
When you enter your cities, you can also select a venue type such as nightlife, food and drink, or shopping. Then, when you view your midpoint, you’ll see a link titled Click here to find a venue. When you click on the link, you’ll be taken to a list of those venue options on Google Maps.
If you’re looking to meet up with more than just the one person, you can add other cities or zip codes and see the middle point for everyone. WhatsHalfway is easy to use and a terrific option for most people.
MeetWays offers similar features to WhatsHalfway, but with a couple of extra features you might benefit from.
You start by entering your two cities or zip codes and can even pop in a point of interest if you want, such as pizza or coffee. Before clicking Go!, you can customize your travel mode, and whether you’d like to avoid toll roads or highways.
When you check out the results for your halfway mark, you’ll see the exact address that’s in the middle, along with the distance you each need to travel in miles. The map also shows the route between the two locations, and you can easily zoom in to see the route in more detail.
If you entered a point of interest for your search, you’ll see a list of spots specific to your request and those locations plotted on the map. If you left it blank, you’ll see some suitable halfway options to choose from. When you select a location on the map, you can get further details about it through Yelp. The MeetWays site makes finding that happy medium a breeze.
TravelMath is a site that helps you plan your trips, whether driving or by getting on a plane. But it also offers a handy way to find your middle point. When you land on the site, use the dropdown box and choose Halfway Point, then just enter your two cities and hit Go.
Once you see the city in the middle, you can click to find hotels nearby if you like. Otherwise, scroll to the bottom to get full details on the location, like the closest major city or zip code. You can also see how many miles you’ll each need to drive and how long in hours and minutes it should take.
TravelMath offers a convenient map and links for things to do, places to stop, accommodations, and more for your trip. This site is worth visiting for finding a place to meet in the middle and helping you plan a trip.
The Distance Between Cities website gives you exactly that, the distance between two cities, as well as plenty of information about the route. Plus, it specifically offers a Halfway Point section for your convenience. Enter your two cities on the main page, and when you’re taken to the results, just scroll down to that section.
The site tells you the closest city or town to the halfway point, along with the closest major city and other major cities along the route. You’ll get the travel time and distance for each of you and the exact coordinates, if you find those helpful as well.
To make things easier, you can use these coordinates in Google Maps when you navigate, just one of the ways to use the app like a pro.
Also, be sure to check out the gas consumption and emissions details, nearby hotels, and even rental cars. If you’re interested in more than just what’s in the middle, Distance Between Cities gives you all sorts of information about the route between you.
One last website to visit for finding a halfway point is Trippy. This site is great for finding places to meet in a city between you and a friend. On the main page, type your question in the box. For example, you can enter “halfway point between [city one] and [city two]” and click ask Trippy!
Scroll down, and you’ll see the best cities to meet in the middle, hotels in that area, places to eat, and things to do. For each option, you’ll get the address and can click on it for further information from Trippy.
So if you’re not just looking for that midpoint, but also want things to do or hotels along your road trip, Trippy is an excellent resource.
Get Ready to Meet Halfway
When you have friends or family members who live miles and hours away, meeting up can be difficult. But with handy websites like these, it can be just that bit easier to plan a trip.
These sites can help make your trip a great one, by finding a halfway point along with places to stay and things to do while you’re there. Whether you’re driving or flying to meet up with someone soon, make sure to use these tools to find suitable meeting points.
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