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Five Trending Roadside Attractions for Your End of Summer Road Trip

Summer just isn’t complete without a road trip. Whether you cruise Route 66 from coast to coast or take a short drive out of the city, there are plenty of quirky attractions along the way. We looked at Google Maps data from the pastShow More Summary

Dragons and turtles, and fish, oh hi!

The Indonesian Island of Komodo is home to the world's largest living lizard — the Komodo Dragon. Now you can see these carnivorous reptiles from the comfort (and safety!) of home with the launch of new Street View imagery from the Komodo islands. Show More Summary

Get around town a little easier with new offline features and ride service options

Starting today it just got a little easier to get around town with Google Maps – even when you run into some of the most frustrating travel scenarios around.Scenario 1: You live or are traveling around a place with expensive data or spotty service We’ve all been through this -- whether in our own backyard or a different country. Show More Summary

Google Maps goes for the win with Rio updates

Mapping a sprawling, densely populated city of 6 million people like Rio de Janeiro is a tough task. With an extra 10,000 athletes, half a million travelers, and tens of thousands of volunteers heading to the city this month, you can expect additional friction caused by road closures, traffic, and jam-packed attractions. Show More Summary

An experiment built with 3D Google Maps imagery, inspired by kids

For years, Google Maps has been adding 3D imagery from all over the world – New York City, the Grand Canyon, Mont Blanc, and more. A few of us started wondering if this 3D imagery could make learning about the world a bit more fun for kids. Show More Summary

Now you can build multi-stop road trips on Google Maps for iOS

With many people looking to sneak one more getaway into their summer plans, we’ve launched multi-stop directions for Google Maps on iOS (already available on Android). Here’s how it works: Just open the app, enter a destination, tap the corner menu, and then tap “Add stop”. Show More Summary

New Zagat iOS app: Tap into tailored, trustworthy dining recommendations -- wherever you may be

For over three decades, Zagat has been dishing out trustworthy guidance for urban foodies across the US. We thought it was time to spice up Zagat’s look and refresh its mobile iOS app in order to provide relevant restaurant recommendations for diners on the go. Show More Summary

Discover the action around you with the updated Google Maps

The real world is changing every second and Google Maps is changing with it. Most often these changes happen behind the scenes in the form of road closures and new businesses. But today we’re making a few visual changes and additions to Google Maps on desktop, Android and iOS to help you better explore the world around you. Show More Summary

More ways to share your street smarts in Google Maps

Each day, we make million of updates to Google Maps throughout the world. But it’s still not enough to ensure that every single restaurant, shop or landmark worldwide has the most accurate information possible. That’s why we’ve been rolling out new, easy ways for you to help keep the neighborhoods and places where you hang out up-to-date. Show More Summary

Kick off your summer travels with these new Google Maps features

The weather’s heating up, kids are out of school, and that means only one thing: summer’s officially here. Summer brings weekend road trips, faraway escapes and all kinds of getaways in between. And with the latest update to Google Maps,...Show More Summary

Keeping Earth up to date and looking great

Three years ago we introduced a cloud-free mosaic of the world in Google Earth. Today we’re rolling out an even more beautiful and seamless version, with fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images than ever before. Show More Summary

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

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