Now that summer is in full swing (well, at least in this part of the world), it’s time for road trips and summer vacations. A Google Maps feature that has long been requested and which is perfect for situations like these is the ability to add more than one stop on your destination. The latest update to the navigation app now brings you the multi-waypoint feature as well as the ability to add photos to Your Timeline so you can preserve memories of all the travels you’ve taken.

When you go on a road trip, chances are you probably don’t just have one stop and in fact, you’ll plan it so you can make the most out of all the things you can go to along the way. Now you can get multi-stop directions so you don’t need to keep inputting different destinations on your itinerary. Open Google Maps, enter your last destination, tap the corner menu, and then add a stop. You can also rearrange the stops and once you’re finally satisfied with all the stops, click done. Then you can start your trip and navigate seamlessly until you reach your last stop.


The other new feature lets you turn the Google Maps app into a sort of travel diary. If you’ve enabled your Location History on the app, just open Your Timeline, choose a date from your most recent trip or even just a place that you went to recently, and then add notes, whether it’s to remind yourself never to eat at that restaurant again or to capture your thoughts at that time you were looking over at that view.

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To be able to enjoy these two new features, make sure that you update to the latest version of Google Maps. If the update hasn’t reached you yet, just be patient and hopefully, it will get to you before your next road trip.

SOURCE: Google Maps