Create a list of places

In Google Maps, you can create a list of places, like your favorite places or places you want to visit.

Make a new list

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Saved.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Add Add.
  4. Enter a name and description.
  5. Tap Save.

Save a place to a list

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place's name or address.
  4. Tap Save.
  5. Choose a list. To create a new list, tap New list Add.

Add a note to a place in a list

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Saved.
  3. Tap a list.
  4. Find a place and then tap More More.
  5. Tap Add comment.
  6. Add your note and then Save. Notes can be up to 400 characters.

Find your lists

You can find all of your lists, such as group lists and lists you follow, in one area.

Your lists are divided into 3 sections:
  • Your lists: Has all of your ordered lists, sorted by the date you most recently edited them. Your “Favorites,” “Want to go,” and “Starred” lists are pinned to the top.
  • Group lists: Has all the lists you and your group worked on, ordered by the date you most recently edited them.
  • Lists you follow: Has all the lists you follow on Maps.
To find your lists:
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then Your places and then Lists.

Tip: If a section has more than 20 lists, you’ll find “Show more lists” at the bottom of the list section. To find all your lists in a section, tap Show more lists.

Edit or delete a list

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Saved.
  3. Next to the list you want to edit or delete, tap More More and then choose an option:
    • Edit list: Change your list name, description, or places.
    • Delete list: Remove your list. 
  4. To change a list, at the top, tap Edit Edit. From here you can:
    • Edit the list: At the top, tap the name or description you want to change.
    • Add notes: Tap the box below the place you want to describe. You can add up to 400 characters.
    • Delete a saved place: Tap Remove Remove.
  5. When you’re done, on the top right, tap Save.

Complete your list

Lists that have the attributes below are eligible to be featured (featured lists can appear in the Google Maps Explore tab and other places across Maps & Search). To complete your list:

  1. Make a new list with your own title.
  2. Add description about the list.
  3. Add at least 4 places.
  4. Add descriptions about each place on the list.
  5. Tap Publish.

Note: A list can also remain private by toggling "private" so only you can see your list. To toggle your list to private, next to your list tap MoreMoreand then Sharing options and then Private.

Hide or share lists

Note: You can’t share starred places.

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Saved.
  3. Next to the list you want to share, tap More More and then choose an option:
    • Hide/Show on your map: Display or hide your saved places when looking at the map.
    • Share list: Allow others to see your saved list.
    • Sharing options: You can make your list public, private, or shared. To let anyone with the link see your list, tap Shared. To let anyone find and follow your list, tap Public

Follow a list

If you follow a list made by someone else, their saved places will show up in Your Places. The places will also appear as suggested locations in Google Maps.

Follow a list using a link

  1. Tap on the link you received to open it.
  2. Tap Follow. This list will now be added to the group of lists you follow.
  3. Optional: To unfollow a list someone shared with you, select the list and then Following.
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