4 | DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO GET THERE
GPS, MAPS, DIRECTIONS
A stress when traveling is the fear of getting
This page has aids to give directions,
from portable automotive GPS devices to travel software for handhelds/smartphones,
to online tools for getting free driving directions in advance, to maps.
There is no longer an excuse for getting lost!
Maps / Road Atlases
Maps & Road Atlases
- by Popularity
Portable Automotive GPS
The creation of the car GPS (Global Positioning System, a satellite-based
navigation system consisting of a network of 24 orbiting satellites) makes a road trip infinitely
easier and safer, especially in traffic.
GPS Systems for Cars
GPS Navigation Systems from Buy.com
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Get additional maps, map updates for your GPS unit
GPS Mapping Software
HINT: If you already have a hiking GPS unit like a Magellan Meridian
Platinum and don't want to buy a "road" GPS, Magellan sells a software called MapSend Direct Route
(U.S. and Europe versions) that is an excellent software. It will provide you with detailed street maps
and points of interest as well as routing (commands are audible but not spoken). It is a
life-saver when you are lost in an unfamiliar city.
Handheld Computers /PDAs - Palm, Pocket PC
Travel Software for Handhelds
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