Sunday April 26, 2015
I don’t actually remember when google came out with their “new” maps but after trying it out for a couple of hours on real life trips and hating it, I’ve been doing all the clicks to go back to classic maps for months. All was well, I could do everything I need easily.
Of course they kept saying “some day” you’ll have to change but they never said exactly when that would be. Well apparently it has happened in the last day or two. At least Microsoft gives you a date after which you are toast. But if google did, I sure didn’t see it.
Anyway, now that Google maps has done away with their classic maps, or at least I can’t make them send me back there, I find that I was right originally. I absolutely hate the new google maps so I need your advice on what you use for mapping your routes. I’d love to have a lot of experiences and perhaps a discussion on this in the comments. I’m using a PC so if you are a MAC person, will I be able to do what you do?
How do you find your campgrounds and plan your routes?
What are you using to map your routes?
Is there a really good GPS especially for RVs that won’t take you down roads or under bridges that you can’t go handle in a Class A?
Not being a GPS lover, I have used google maps exclusively for years as our source for travel routes. I can drill down and see the road if I need to. I want to see where I’m going rather than have someone I can’t talk to telling me where to turn. I could be talked into GPS by some really enthusiastic recommendations especially if there is a GPS that will route for RVers. But for sure I’d love some sort of mapping program specifically for RVs.
If you know of one, please let me know. I just can’t make the new google maps as flexible and informative as the classic maps.
Why do they do this? Do these people ever actually use their products in real situations? Or is it all about how cool it is and how clever they are?
My new motto
I’ll get back to what we’ve been up to lately and the beauty of Spring in my next post after every one has weighed in on their advice. Perhaps we can all learn from each other. That would sure be fun.
Thanks in advance for all your help! I LOVE my commenters!!