7 Essential Apps To Download Before Heading To The Beach

Illustration by Louisa Cannell
No beach day is complete without a little preparation. Beyond packing your towel, SPF 50, and swimsuit, there's also your phone to think about.
You need tools to stay on top of the weather and ensure the water you're heading toward is clean (not the Hudson River). That's not to mention the music, relaxing games, and light reads for your time in the sand.
Ahead, check out 10 must-have downloads that will lighten your beach bag's load and keep you entertained and up to date all day long.