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Archived Since:September 2, 2011

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Let Google Maps be your game day guide

While you may know which team you’re cheering for this Sunday, chances are you’re undecided on another big question: where you’ll watch the football finale. Google Maps just scored you the perfect guide to the big game, so you can focus on getting your game face on. Show More Summary

Do I stay or do I go now? Google Maps has the answer in one tap.

It’s almost 5 p.m. Wednesday—time for that daily game of traffic roulette. The likelihood of stop and go traffic looms in front of you, yet at the same time the latest episode of Downton Abbey and the comfort of your couch are calling.Well, Google Maps has good news for you. Show More Summary

The best things come in small (Street View!) packages

For those looking to relive their childhood dreams of being a conductor of their own railway and playing with dollhouses, we have a Street View surprise for you: Hamburg’s famed Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model railway, has come to Google Maps. Show More Summary

A look back at Google Maps in 2015

2016 is just around the corner. Before we pop champagne and ring in the New Year, let’s take a look back at the enhancements we’ve made to Google Maps over the past year. From using Google Maps offline to discovering new places withShow More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #9: Get home quickly and safely on New Year’s Eve

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.Whether you’re heading to a friend’s house for a cozy gathering, going to watch the ball drop in Times Square or attending an extravagant masquerade ball, the...Show More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #8: Set your home and work addresses for easy navigation

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.It’s crunch time. There are holiday parties to attend and last-minute gifts to be bought and wrapped. When the holidays are only days away even the small things can make a difference. Show More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #7: No signal, no problem. Navigate your holiday travels with Google Maps offline

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.This time of year, millions take a road trip home for the holidays or adventure to faraway places all over the world. Whether you’re traveling abroad or rediscovering...Show More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #6: Find holiday hot spots with Explore on Google Maps

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.If you're headed out on vacation, visiting friends and family in a new city or re-discovering your old favorite places over the holidays, this one's for you....Show More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #5: Make your holiday detours easier with Google Maps

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.Forget the eggnog for a holiday party? On the road to grandma's and need to gas up along the way? Or maybe you need to pick up a last-minute gift on the wayShow More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #4: Get a Street View snapshot of your holiday travel and shopping destinations

You may have used Street View to tour the canals of Venice, gazed in wonder at the ice fjords in Greenland, or gone on a virtual safari in Samburu. But did you know Street View can also be a useful sidekick for travel and shopping this...Show More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #3: save time with up-to-date holiday business hours

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.Whether you’re looking for restaurants open on Christmas Eve, trying to avoid crowds at the gym for a year-end workout, or wondering if you’ll make it before...Show More Summary

Take a snowmobile with Google Maps to the sea ice habitats of the Arctic Eider duck

Editor’s note: Today’s post is guest authored by Joel Heath, Executive Director of the Arctic Eider Society The Arctic Eider isn’t just any duck. The feather of this sea-ice dweller is the warmest in the world—a marvel of nature that allows the Eider duck to spend its winters in one of the most remote and frozen habitats on the planet. Show More Summary

Maps Minutes Hack #2: Save time navigating inside, not just outside

Part of our series on how to save time this holiday season with Google Maps.The holiday season often means rushing around—both out on the roads and inside malls, airports and stores. Did you know that Google Maps can help you navigate...Show More Summary

Walk the ruins of Peru’s most historic site: Machu Picchu

Take a train ride through the Andes, above the sacred valley and atop the mist of the mountains, to the most historic site of the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, is one of the most famous, mythical and spiritual sites in the world. Show More Summary

The North Pole is Back in Session

Santa doesn't spread cheer across the globe all by himself. As soon as the first frost is on the mistletoe, hundreds of helpful elves work day and night to make sure jolly old St. Nick is ready for flight. Santa’s Village is a hub of...Show More Summary

Holiday Maps Minutes Hack #1: Save time beating bumper-to-bumper traffic

This post is the first in a series about how you can use Google Maps to save time this holiday season. Your time is finite. But what if you could save all the minutes you waste in traffic, standing in lines, or shopping and spend them on what you love? In December when things sometimes get a tad bit crazier, make the most of the time you do have. Show More Summary

Street View gives you a window into climate change

From polar bears in the Canadian Arctic, to communities in the Brazilian Amazon, to blue oak trees in Central California, the impacts of climate change is being felt by plants, animals and people across the planet. As world leaders gather...Show More Summary

Discover Jordan’s past and present in Google Maps

Starting today you can explore more than 30 historical sites throughout Jordan in Google Street View. To tell you more, read today’s guest blog post, by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan. -Ed. What a great day for JordanShow More Summary

Get ahead this Thanksgiving with Google Maps

It’s that time of year again. Next week, tens of millions of us will hit the roads, consume millions of pounds of turkey, and then spend billions on Black Friday deals. Google Maps looked at Thanksgiving trends from the last three years to uncover the most useful information to make your holiday plans go a little bit easier. Show More Summary

Get your favorite places on the map with Local Guides

Picking the right place to go can be tough—whether you’re looking for a night out with friends, a quiet weekend away with family, or just a neighborhood coffee shop. To help make these decisions easier, we’re expanding the Local Guides...Show More Summary

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