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Going #SolarforSolstice with Project Sunroof and the Sierra Club

Join us in celebrating the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere—the longest and brightest day of the year, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the sun more than any other day. Among the many gifts that summer brings—longer...Show More Summary

Now you can use Explore to discover the flavors of Brazil

The countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympics is underway and the Google Maps team is making moves to ensure that Rio residents and Olympics tourists are able to navigate and explore the city. Whether you’re a Rio local looking to expand your...Show More Summary

Take in the Sites of Rio de Janeiro Before the Games Begin

Preparations are underway in the “Marvelous City” in anticipation of the 2016 Olympics Games which is expected to draw an extra half a million people to Brazil this summer. The Google Street View team has also been busy preparing for the festivities. Show More Summary

Bring the world’s changing forests inside the classroom

Forests are the mighty lungs of our planet. They absorb carbon dioxide, and emit oxygen on which all people and animals on Earth rely. For the sake of our future, it is critical that all people, including the next generation, understand our global forests in order to manage them sustainably. Show More Summary

Get away for Memorial Day with Google Maps’ road trip-friendly features and tips

It’s almost here. The first three-day weekend after the longest stretch of the year without a paid holiday—and the unofficial start of summer. With nearly 34 million people expected to hit the roads and travel more than 50 miles this...Show More Summary

Your trip to Argentina awaits in Street View

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to side across a glacier? Or how it feels to stretch your arms beneath a waterfall? Well, now you can see for yourself. In its more than 2.7 million square kilometers, Argentina is home of some of the most spectacular natural settings on the globe. Show More Summary

Get around Rio with indoor maps of 2016 Olympic venues

More than 10,000 athletes, half a million travelers and tens of thousands of volunteers are expected to join the roughly 6 million residents of Rio de Janeiro this summer for the 2016 Olympic Games. Over the next few months we’re making...Show More Summary

A Street View salute to travel and tourism in the US

To celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, Google Maps is releasing some new scenic Street View sights across the US collected with our partners in the Trekker Loan Program. In anticipation of the warm summer months ahead, discover...Show More Summary

Sydney Opera House sets sail on Street View

Perched on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House is an Australian icon. Visited by millions of people each year, this architectural masterpiece can now be explored right from your Android or iPhone in Google Maps with the launch of the Sydney Opera House on Street View. Show More Summary

Explore the wonders of Thailand with Street View

Nestled in northern Thailand, Sukhothai Historical Park was once the capital of ancient Siam. Sukhothai means “dawn of happiness”, and now you too can explore this happy place from the palm of your hand with Google Maps. Today, the park...Show More Summary

Ayubowan Sri Lanka!

When the explorer Marco Polo visited Sri Lanka in 1265, he described it as “the finest island of its size in all the world.” Tourists from around the world agree, as it’s become an increasingly popular travel destination, especially for those who want to explore the country’s rich history and natural beauty. Show More Summary

Home Sweet Treehouse

Have you ever dreamed of living in a treehouse? Maybe an igloo or a farm house? Or how about an RV—free to go wherever your wheels take you? Whatever your dream home may be, Google Maps can help make it a little less make-believe. Starting...Show More Summary

Your car has arrived: More ways to get around with Google Maps

Navigating within major cities is never easy—it can take precious minutes to figure out whether it’s faster to hop on a bus, walk a few blocks, find a ride-sharing service, or hail a taxi. Starting today, it’s easier. When you search...Show More Summary

Jingle all the way to Santa's Village

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

The Mzansi Experience: Discover South Africa on Google Maps

Sitting at the southernmost tip of Africa, nestled between the great Indian and Atlantic Oceans... to many, South Africa feels a world away for both Africans and international travellers. From today, you don’t need to let hours of plane...Show More Summary

T?hoku in pictures: Five years after the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. The most powerful quake recorded in Japan’s history, it devastated coastal areas across northeastern parts of the country. For the last five years,...Show More Summary

The Last Great Race in Street View

Every March, dozens of competitors and hundreds of dogs gather in Anchorage, Alaska for the start of a dog sled race that travels more than 1,000 miles to the west coast city of Nome. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race requires the sled...Show More Summary

Easily add pit stops to your trips – all over the world, on Android and iPhone

Life is full of the unexpected—things that send us scrambling for a gas station in the middle of nowhere, looking up a florist on our way home from work or searching for a restaurant as we tour the back roads of our latest vacation destination. Show More Summary

And the winner is….#MapsAtTheMovies

Whether you watch to laugh, cry or go on a journey through time, film lets you travel the world, if only for a few hours. And whether it's in a movie or with a map, we're fans of armchair travel. So to celebrate this Sunday’s 88th Academy...Show More Summary

Street View gets you off the sidelines and into the game

Did you know that starting today you can go on a Street View tour of sports stadiums and arenas? #Winning.Start by revving your engines, now for the first time, NASCAR fans can zip around the Homestead Miami Speedway. Looping around the track, you can imagine driving at high speed, burning rubber along the way. Show More Summary

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