I have planned so many road trips in the past… trips across Canada from West to East, East to West, South to North, across the United States from New York to California, around the entire island of Iceland – twice – but as I’m planning for a road trip around the southwest of the US, I’m literally just¬†learning how critical this google maps feature is!

Here’s how to use it.

Step One: Sign into your google account so you can save changes.

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Step Two: Google search “my maps”.

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Step Three: Create a new map.

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Step Four: Add markers for points of interests, and then add details.

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Step Five: Connect all of your points of interest by adding a driving route.

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Step Six: Enjoy your road trip without worrying about missing any of your points of interest along the way, or worrying about how to get there!

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Do you have any other apps that you can’t travel without? Comment below to let me know how else I can maximize my trail running, hiking, photo touring road trip to the USA.

 

 

 

 

Written by Ryan Michael Richardson

Co-Owner / Photographer of Life Outside Studio Contributor at Life Outside Online

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