Main benefits of using vPike for roadtrips include knowing the driving directions and traffic conditions, as well as developing a visual familiarity with the area before the trip. VPike helps users plan for trips by providing area photos, Google Street View images, driving maps and other resources, as of 2015.
Users find trip resources on vPike by typing in an address and selecting either Street View or Local Search. Street View provides images of the area based on streets the user selects on a map. Roads with blue lines indicate clickable areas with street photos. A Local Search provides a general map of the area. Many searches also provide a Pictures link that displays photos of landmarks in an area while marking them on a map.