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Add places to your map

You can add important places by searching for locations or drawing them directly on the map.

Add a place

  1. On your computer, sign in to My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map. A map can have up to 10,000 lines, shapes, or places.
  3. Click Add marker Add marker.
  4. Select a layer and click where to put the place. A layer can have 2,000 lines, shapes, or places.
  5. Give your place a name.
  6. Click Save.

Search for places

You can add restaurants, hotels, museums, and other public places to your map.

  1. On your computer, sign in to My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map.
  3. In the search bar, type the name or address of a place.
  4. Click one of the results on the map.
  5. If the result is what you want, click Add to map.

Edit a place

  1. On your computer, sign in to My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map.
  3. Click an existing place on the map. In the bottom right of the box that appears, use the icons to make changes.
    • Remove a photo: Click Edit Edit. Then go to the photo and click Remove Remove.
    • Move place: Drag the feature on the map.
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