• In this Wednesday, May 25, 2016 photo, people sunbathe at the Barceloneta beach in Barcelona, Spain. With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Tourism boom fires Iberian economies but leaves some cold

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism.

  • In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016, photo, the Roadside Presidents smartphone app directs people to the statue of George Washington on the steps of the Federal Hall National Monument, in New York's Financial District. Heading out for a holiday weekend road trip? There are a number of apps available to entertain and educate along the way. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

    TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps — they’re useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something.