Enjoy the End of Summer with these Windows 8 Apps

With summer coming to an end, you might be planning a last minute weekend getaway before school starts. Or you might just want to enjoy a staycation, and take in some local sights and attractions. Here are some Windows 8 apps to help you enjoy the end of summer. Go Forth and Conquer!

Want to try something new this summer? Download Living Social on your Windows Phone to access daily deals on fresh activities in your city.

If you’re traveling, outfit yourself with GuidePal on Windows, which gives you an inside look at hidden gems and popular local hotspots, and HERE Drive+ with Windows Phone, which offers offline, turn-by-turn, voice guided navigation.

Enjoy the End of Summer with these Windows 8 Apps

At home for a bit of a staycation? Be sure to arm yourself with Stubhub on Windows and Windows Phone to bring the ticket marketplace to you, making it easy to get into every event this summer. Or, kick back, relax, and indulge yourself in faraway places and stories on your couch or at the beach with Nook on Windows.

Download Bing Rewards app for Windows Phone and you can earn credits when you search on Bing, which can be redeemed for a variety of things from Amazon gift cards to gas points for your summer road trip.

What are your favorite apps for summer?

Disclosure: I am a Windows Champions Blogger for 2014. As part of my participation in the program I will have the opportunity to try out new products and promotions.

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  1. I really want to get a windows phone. I heard so many awesome things about it!

  2. These sound like some really great apps. As you know, I’m partial to the Groupon app lately.

  3. I love using Stub Hub for tickets. They have some amazing deals, also so many of my friends use Living Social, I am going to finally have to look into that one!

  4. I love Stub Hub! It is a great app to use any time of the year.

  5. I’ll have to check these out!

  6. I love finding apps that can make my life easier! We use stub hub for tickets and have never been disappointed!

  7. My husband loves his Windows phone. I’ll share these suggestions with him. Maybe he’ll plan a vacation or date night!

  8. My favorite app right now (still) is FROZEN Free Fall. But I do love an app that makes my life easier!

  9. I LOVED Windows8 when I was kinda forced to get it (computer crashed – needed one that day – Win8 was the only option) but I really loved it. (I am all Apple now though)

  10. I don’t have a Windows phone but am definitely interested in one when the one I have gets old.

  11. I JUST used StubHub for RedSox tickets! Love them!

  12. I just started doing the Bing rewards!

  13. Shhhhh don’t tell me this. I am addicted to Windows 8 apps.

  14. I love the Overdrive book reading app for libraries. I use it on multiple devices and can sync my books.

  15. Guidepal would be one I’d be interested in. I love learning about hidden gems in the areas I visit.

  16. I like the idea of knowing what’s going on in my city for a stay cation — I’l have to see if my Windows phone has this as an app.

  17. I don’t have a Windows phone, but I’m going to be using StubHub to by baseball tickets for the end of the month! So excited to see our home team! I think my fave app is Instagram!

  18. I’ve never thought to check out StubHub before. I’ll have to add that into the mix.

  19. Thanks for sharing, I love earning points and rewards for simple stuff like searching.

  20. Stub Hub sounds so cool! I can’t wait to get my hands on a Windows Phone!

  21. I’m no longer a Windows phone user, but my favorite app is Pandora. I love listening and discovering new music!

  22. those sound like some fabulous apps and some great end of summer ideas :-)

  23. I don’t have a windows phone but I am leaning more towards them everyday!

  24. These apps would have came in handy when Del and I went to Nashville. Thank you for the suggestions.I’ll have to add them to my phone.

  25. What great apps! I have to check some of these out!

  26. I guess I don’t know where I have been to not have heard about Stub Hub before. Well have to check it out. Thanks

  27. I heard so much about a windows phone. it’s definitely something to consider now that it’s time to change my phone soon!

  28. I just got a new phone and am checking out all the cool apps.

  29. Oh GuidePal sounds like a fun one! Thanks!

  30. We have a windows phone but I have yet to use it but look like some cool apps.

  31. We don’t have Windows phones but these sound like great apps for them!

  32. Thanks for the ideas I’m looking for Windows apps for our computer (no Windows phone here)

  33. That’s one of my favorite apps, love windows 8.

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