Search for places

You can use Google Earth to find places like cities, landmarks, and parks.

What you can search for

Here are some ways you can find locations:

  • City and state: Mountain View, CA
  • City and country: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Street name: Newbury Street, Boston
  • Entire address: 221B Baker St, London, NW1 6XE
  • Zip or postal code: 02129
  • Longitude and latitude18°28’59"N 69°56’21"W or 18.4830556, -69.9391667
  • General places: Museums in Costa Rica

Find a place

  1. On your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. In the top left, click Search Search.
  3. Type a location and press enter, or select it from the list.

Experience places at random

To travel to a new, random location, click the search bar and select I'm Feeling Lucky. For info about and photos of that location, on the right, click Knowledge Card.

Clear your search history

  1. On your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. At the top left, click Tools and then Settings.
  3. To find the "General" section, scroll down.
  4. Click Clear Search History.
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