Getting directions from one location to another has never been easier. Gone are the days when you had to scramble to the book store or local vendor to buy an outdated paper map. Unless you have long arms you wouldn't even find it comfortable to read. Thanks to digital technology all you need to do is simply type in the location you are at and your destination on a websites such as Google Maps or MapQuest and you have detailed directions free of charge at your fingertips. Any easy-to-use interface helps you find your way to your next destination. It doesn't matter whether you want to drive into the countryside or explore new sights in a foreign land. Besides, these sites offer you the shortest routes possible too.
Of course, there are other devices such as GPS. However, these come at a cost whereas websites such as MapQuest and Google Maps are free. You can access these sites on a web enabled phone. Requesting driving directions will present you with visual representation in the form of a map along with detailed written directions as well. Along the route, don't be surprised to find terms such as 'Turn left at McDonald's'. Included is the number of miles between your location and your destination with an overall estimate of the time. If you are traveling longer distances, you can print a physical copy with or without the map, or even save it to your mobile phone.
To make driving even more fun, you fill find popular points of interest along your desired destination. That's not all. Apart from being recommended two or three routes, you can change your route with a simple click and drag of the mouse. These maps have the ability to calculate routes that need to be avoided during particular seasons. Fuel bills mean a lot to you. However, you have all the help you need since it will calculate the amount of fuel required too and even suggest fuel stops along the way.
The maps also feature street level imagery and 360 views that can be easily saved to mobile phones. Thanks to these maps and driving directions, being a motorist is a pleasure these days. For iPhone users, there are several applications to download and print maps and driving directions. Truly, a convenient way to get around town or around the world too without having to spend a penny purchasing a map! Mappy driving!
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