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What Map/Direction website is the best/most accurate!
MapQuest
36%
 36%  [ 8 ]
Google Maps
45%
 45%  [ 10 ]
Yahoo Maps
13%
 13%  [ 3 ]
MapsOnUs
4%
 4%  [ 1 ]
Total Votes : 22

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:25 pm    Post subject: Best Maps/Directions Website Reply with quote

I am planning a trip from Michigan to Florida and have gone to four different Map websites looking for the best, most accurate directions. The 4 sites are Mapquest, Google Maps, Yahoo maps and Mapsonus.com. All of the sites give different directions with distances differing by as much as 60 miles and time difference of 1 hour and 40 minutes! So what site do you feel from experience has the most accurate information? Thanks!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I haven't used them all. I've used Mapquest since the beginning and I still use it. I generally just use it as a guideline.

I drove from Edmonton to Tijuana on my motorcycle with a fold-up one page map in my pocket. I planned not to plan. One night I ended up sleeping in a public bathroom Smile

Have a great trip!!!
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mapquest. Hands down.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I haven't planned any long trips with it, but I've found that the new Yahoo Maps is by far better than Google Maps for trips that have multiple stops. Google just doesn't seem to make it easy to swap waypoints, etc.

What I really want also is to be able to say "Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego, CA using Highway 1 though malibu when possible" or something like that, and have it intelligently understand what I want. For now, I have to make a stop near the place I want it to go through, which is a bit of a kludge.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like MapQuest the best for just about everything. Yahoo would be a close second.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't need to know maps yet, but my parents use MapQuest. They have been using that forever.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Men don't need maps! (insert Tim Allen grunting sound here) Laughing

I would have to vote for MapQuest as the best.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 6:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would rate the biggies in this order.

1. MapQuest
2. Yahoo
3. Google

I honestly can't seak for Mapsonus. Don't think I've ever visted the site before. Embarassed
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

AAA.com now offers free maps and trip ticks on the website. I just checked it out, seems good. Since I will never ask for directions, I just use my Tom Tom.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mapquest has been wrong for us multiple times.. GOOGLE MAPS!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Macuser9214 wrote:
Mapquest has been wrong for us multiple times.. GOOGLE MAPS!!!

really? thats odd, it has been perfect for me every time.
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